PAEA Committees & Task Forces


PAEA’s standing committees are comprised of both advisory and operational groups to provide guidance, recommendations, and insights in their specific focus areas to the PA education community.

Mission Advancement Commissions (MACs)

  • Diversity & Inclusion MAC
  • Faculty Development MAC
  • Leadership MAC
  • Research MAC

Journal of Physician Assistant Education (JPAE)

  • JPAE Editorial Board
  • JPAE Feature Editors

Standing Advisory Groups

  • Awards & Honors Review Committee
  • Education Programming Steering Committee
  • Finance Steering Committee
  • Future Educator Development Steering Committee
  • Governance & Ethics Board
  • Government Relations Steering Committee
  • Grants & Scholarship Review Committee

Exam Development Boards (EDBs)

  • Emergency Medicine & General Surgery EDB
  • End of Curriculum EDB
  • Women’s Health, Peds, Psych & Behavioral Health EDB

Task Forces

Task Forces are assembled by the Board of Directors to develop high-level generative thinking on important emergent issues.

Additional work groups may be assembled by the Board and staff to address specific short-term or periodic initiatives.

Volunteer Opportunities

Take advantage of rewarding personal and professional growth and mentorship opportunities. Through volunteer service, members develop a greater sense of community with their fellow PA educators and help to advance PAEA’s mission.

To be eligible, applicants must be affiliated with a PAEA member institution or hold an individual membership.

Current Openings

View the 2020 opportunities now and apply

Application Timeline

  • Application Period: September 4 – October 18
  • Applicant Phone Interviews: November 11 – 22
  • Notification of Appointment: December 20
  • Volunteer Appointments Begin: January 1, 2020

For questions about volunteering, please contact