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AMS Representative to the IMU/CDC GRAID Committee:

General Description

Principal Activities

The IMU/CDC GRAID Committee oversees the IMU/CDC program of Graduate Assistantships in Developing Countries. Pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding between the AMS and the IMU, the AMS provides certain administrative services and resources to support the program. For example, the AMS facilitates the transfer of GRAID grant funds to grantees and provides access to for the review and record management of GRAID proposals.


Four years, coinciding with the traditional term of IMU officers and Executive Committee (EC) members. In particular, a term begins on January 1 of year N, where N = 3(mod 4) and ends on December 31 of year N+3. If the position is vacated before the scheduled end of a term, a new Secretary can be appointed for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Miscellaneous Information

Prior commitment and experience with programs supporting mathematics research and scholarship in developing countries is valued, but not required.