ISCD Committees

The following is a list of our committees. Please click on the name of a committee below to view its description, officers and members.

ISCD Committees are a great way for members to get more involved with the Society, work with colleagues in the field and further the mission of ISCD. To learn more about joining a committee, contact


ISCD Leadership Committees

Audit & Finance Committee

Charge: The Audit and Finance Committee is charged with  reviewing the annual audit,  the 990 prior to submission, the Society's investments and submitting the ISCD annual budget for approval by the Board. The committee may also be asked to review budget exception requests prior to action by the executive committee or full board.

Membership: Per the bylaws, the Audit and Finance Committee shall be chaired by the Treasurer and is composed of six additional members approved by the Board of Directors.
Meetings:  The Committee meets on a monthly basis via teleconference.

Awards Committee

Charge: The ISCD awards committee is charged with developing a nomination process and selecting award recipients for all of the Society's major awards.  The committee's annual selections are reviewed and approved by the Executive Committee. The Committee is also charged with reviewing and making recommendations to the Executive Committee for the creation of new awards or modifying various award criteria.
Membership: The committee is chaired by the Immediate Past President and the Vice Chair is the current President.  Committee members are comprised of an additional 10 people appointed by the President. 
Meetings: The committee generally meets twice via conference call and other times as needed.

Executive Committee

Charge: The Executive Committee may act in the name and with the full power of the Board during intervals between meetings of the Board on any matter requiring action by the Directors.

Membership: Per the bylaws, the voting members of the Executive Committee consist of the President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Executive Director/CEO serves as an Ex Officio member without a vote. The President may appoint additional ISCD members as Ex Officio members to participate.
Meetings: The Executive Committee generally meets twice per month via teleconference and has two in person meetings per year, one at ASBMR and one just prior to the ISCD Board Meeting.

Personnel Committee

Charge: The Personnel Committee shall conduct on approximately an annual basis the formal evaluation of the Executive Director/CEO, provide a written appraisal, and make recommendations to the voting members of the Board of Directors regarding contract extension, compensation adjustment, or termination of the Executive Director/CEO. The Personnel Committee shall also negotiate the employment agreement with the Executive Director/CEO, submitting for Board of Directors approval. 

Membership: The committee will be comprised of the Immediate Past President, President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.
Meetings:  The committee generally meets once or twice in the late spring/early summer via teleconference.

ISCD Education Committees

DXA Body Composition Analysis Course Committee

Charge: The DXA Body Composition Analisys Course committee is charged with making revisions to the ISCD DXA Body Composition Analysis Course

Specific Duties:
1.    Evaluate the performance of US Faculty utilizing the activity evaluations.
2.    Evaluate credentials of new faculty for courses offered internationally.
3.    Review course evaluations for suggestions and criticisms used to improve the quality of each program. Additionally, assess need for a curriculum update based on scientific need. Courses are to be reviewed and updated annually.
4.    Work with staff and the CME Committee to ensure that course planning, implementation and documentation is compliant with ACCME guidelines.
5.    Review budgets

DXA Body Composition Analysis Course Faculty

Charge: Individuals approved to teach the ISCD DXA Body Composition Course world-wide.

Education Council

Charge: Acting as a council made up of all ISCD course committees, the CME committee and the Online Learning Committee, the mission of the Education council is to provide a strategic vision for ISCD education programs capable of growing and maintaining the ISCD network of medical professionals in the bone densitometry field.

Specific Responsibilities:
1. The education council shall meet three times per year as a group of education subcommittee chairs to share updates in each area and report progress on action plans for creating and/or improving new and existing educational programs.
2. Review development of budgets, schedules and proposals for new course development, to be approved by the Executive Committee, prior to launching any new activity.
3. The Education Council reviews information related to suggestions for potential development of new courses.
4. Maintain oversight of Education/Faculty Policies and Procedures and address violations as appropriate.