Volunteer: Ways to Help

NCRA relies on its membership for committee leadership and expertise.  Volunteers represent a key strategic asset of NCRA as they provide an integral role in guiding the content deliverable to the membership.  The work they do on behalf of NCRA allows far broader and deeper support to the membership than would otherwise be possible. 



NCRA recruits volunteers for various leadership positions throughout the year. The NCRA Board is the decision making body for selecting volunteers for most of the positions listed below. Please review the information below to understand more about to available positions. To apply please complete a Candidate Profile Form  by November 2nd. All candidates will be notified of the outcome by early December. Questions can be directed to lswain@ncra-usa.org.





Typical volunteer hours required

Travel-supported by NCRA)

Key Responsibilities

Link to Policy and Procedure

Editorial Advisory Board – Journal of Registry Management

December2020- April 2022

48, about 12 per quarter

No Travel

Have a wide range of expertise; Serve as peer reviewer of submitted articles, typically 3-4 annually; Submit or solicit original research papers for future issues. Research, workshops, and panel topics from meetings may provide suitable material for publication; Represent the JRM to external organizations in partnership opportunities; Participate in quarterly calls with Editor-in-Chief and other EAB members


Medical Registry Committee, Chair

December2020- April 2022

20 - with about 5/quarter

No Travel

 NCRA represents the oldest medical registry profession – cancer registrars. In order to remain strategic and to expand partnerships & collaboration NCRA formed the Medical Registry Committee to   communicate and coordinate with other national medical registry groups/organizations to learn more about their structure, priorities, functions, membership etc with the overall intent to assess opportunities of partnership and collaboration.