CAS offers members several opportunities for personal involvement, professional development and engagement.

By taking on a volunteer role in your Society, you join an enthusiastic team dedicated to advancing the profession of anesthesia. A role with CAS allows you to share your unique experiences with others, learn new skills, push forward innovative ideas, and develop key professional and personal networks. Your ongoing input is critical to CAS' accomplishments and to the development and empowerment of anesthesiologists across the country and internationally.

To apply, please send your notification of interest, along with your CV to, outlining the role you are applying for. 

Updated: April 2023

Current vacancies:

NEW Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee
CAS is re-imagining its Annual Meeting. With this we are introducing a new committee: the Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee (AMSPC). This committee is responsible for managing the scientific program and the abstract competitions and presentations.
Positions available: 4-6
Committee Responsibilities
  • identifies the educational needs of the intended target audience
  • develops the Annual Meeting learning objectives and selects appropriate educational methods
  • prepares the Annual Meeting Call for Content, together with the Professional Conference Organizer (PCO), ensuring that the educational content is planned in accordance with the requirements for accredited CME/CPD activities
  • establishes the review criteria for acceptance into the scientific program
  • reviews content submissions and selects sessions, speakers, moderators, and facilitators
  • establishes the scientific program in the grid provided by the PCO, ensuring the scientific validity, objectivity, and completeness of all Annual Meeting sessions
  • reviews all speaker/moderator/facilitator conflict-of-interest declarations and manages any potential conflicts-of-interest with appropriate mitigation strategies
  • together with the PCO, supports the development and delivery of content; liaises with the PCO regarding speaker logistics, ensures that the speakers and session organizers are informed about the identified needs of the target audience and the intended learning objectives for the overall activity
  • ensures the Annual Meeting is accredited a minimum of one month before the conference date
  • ensures the evaluation of AM outcomes, including the participants’ assessment of the degree to which the AM met the stated learning objectives, achieved appropriate balance, and was perceived to be biased 
All interested parties should email their CV to by Friday June 30, 2023. Interviews for the committee will be conducted in the following weeks.

Awards Committee

Positions available: 2

Roles: Commitee Member

Would you like to help design the CAS awards program? Join the CAS Awards Committee (AC). The AC was established to adjudicate the CAS Honour Awards Program, ensuring that the awards are bestowed on those individuals who have distinguished themselves by the character of their contribution to CAS, the profession and/or the community. The AC reviews and sets the categories, the eligibility criteria, nomination rules and scoring guidelines, and selects the recipients having reviewed and considered the qualities, qualifications and contributions of all nominees.

COACT (Committee on Anesthesia Care Team)

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Resident Representative

COACT is responsible for advising the CAS Board of Directors on matters pertaining to anesthesia regarding developments within the allied health fields and particularly with regard to Anesthesia Assistants.

CAS & ACUDA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee (EDI)

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Committee Chair

The DE&I committee was established to assess organizational inclusiveness, to ensure that any systemic biases or barriers are addressed and removed, and to report all findings to CAS & ACUDA leadership.

Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD)

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Resident Representative

The CEPD Committee is responsible for advising the Board on all matters regarding Maintenance of Certification and continuing professional development of members in anesthesia and related fields.

Ethics Committee

Positions Available - 2

Roles - Committee Chair, Committee Vice-Chair

The Ethics Committee is responsible for advising the CAS Board of Directors on matters pertaining to the protection of human rights and values in light of ethical, scientific and technological progress in anesthesia, medicine and society in general.

Finance Committee

Positions Available - 2

Roles - At-Large members

The CAS Finance Committee is responsible for reviewing budgets, including financial statements, for past and upcoming years.

Physician Wellness Committee

Positions Available - 2

Roles - Committee Chair, Committee Vice-Chair

The Anesthesiology Physician Wellness Committee is dedicated to supporting practices that encourage anesthesia physician wellbeing and health, while also addressing the increasing rates of burnout in our specialty.