Member Groups

Ad Hoc Working Groups

2016 Program Committee

Steve Meisner, Co-Chair

Gary Webster, Co-Chair

Mission Statement
The Program Committee is responsible for developing and conducting the Annual Meeting.


  • Contribute conceptual suggestions about general sessions topics, determine content for general sessions, and recommend/recruit general session speakers
    • Solicit featured speakers (i.e. plenary speakers, panel discussions, etc.)
  • Manage the Call for Workshops (contributed sessions). Abstracts will be accepted for the following tracks:
    • Technical/Clinical/Ancillary Services
    • Business & Leadership
    • Coding & Reimbursement
    • Quality & Safety
  • Extend the reach of the Annual Meeting using technology
  • Design the Annual Meeting to be relevant for changing responsibilities facing radiation oncology management
  • Plan social functions associated with the Annual Meeting

Newsletter Working Group

Sharda Kohli, Co-Chair

Christina McKendry, Co-Chair

Mission Statement
The Newsletter Working Group is responsible for the oversight, creation, development and distribution of member communications across the Society. Our mission is to collect, process, review and disseminate information that is appropriate and of interest to the members of the SROA.


  • To further enhance the communication between vendors, members, and writers in the field of radiation oncology for the benefit of the Society as a whole and the people that SROA’s members serve.
  • To ensure SROA’s members receive quality, relevant content that meets high editorial standards
  • To keep the membership apprised of activities and initiatives undertaken by SROA’s committees by communicating
  • To provide well-researched, quality content (newsletter articles and briefs) that will provide members with information about developments in the field
  • To disseminate “breaking news” to members promptly
  • To serve as an information resource for members
  • To encourage members to write content for the newsletter and respond to all related inquires in a timely manner.


  • Produce four (4) quarterly newsletters including the annual billing and coding edition published in print and online
  • Create and disseminate eBoosts to inform members of relevant and urgent news, as needed
  • Write and publish timely news briefs on SROA’s website
  • Conduct monthly meetings to review and discuss issues and to develop ideas for newsletter articles

Mentor Program Working Group

Sansannah Johnson, Chair

Special Interest Groups

SROA is introducing Special Interest Groups at the 2017 Annual Meeting. A Special Interest Group is a way for SROA members to explore, share practices, and exchange knowledge around a common interest in topical issues and common challenges by providing the opportunity for members to compare experiences and possibly identify future activities to benefit all SROA members. The SROA Special Interest Group topics are:

Payor Trends
Emerging Technologies
EHR/Epic Forum