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BIOCOM :: BIOCOM Committees

BIOCOM Committees

Get involved and make a difference

Are you looking for a way to get more actively involved with BIOCOM and the life science industry? If you’re a BIOCOM member, that’s easy… join a committee! With over 12 different committees ranging from Education to Legislative to Medical Device, there’s something for everyone. Committees serve as a forum for networking and discussing current trends and issues. They also help plan events that are relevant to the industry with timely topics.

Responding to the extraordinary growth in sectors such as CRO, Biorenewables, Reimbursement and Market Access, new committees have been formed to meet the targeted needs in these areas. Are you interested in learning more about our committees? If you’re a member, click on the committee of interest and reach out to the contact person. If you’re not a member, contact Michelle Wright at (858) 455-0300 x116 or mwright@biocom.org to learn more about how you can get involved.

Click one of the titles below to see more information.

Environmental Health and Safety Committee

Address and resolve issues pertaining to environmental regulatory and safety issues involved with running a life science company. Please contact Faith Picking to join this committee.

Facilities Committee

Provide a central forum for the life sciences community for all facilities-related issues as well as current trends in real estate and facility financing opportunities. Please contact Faith Picking to join this committee.

FDA Committee

Bridge the gap between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Southern California Life Science Industry by improving the working relationship of the same by using information learned from ongoing survey projects detailing areas of improvement for both industry and the agency. Please contact Madeleine Baudoin to join this committee.

Intellectual Property and Patent Law Committee

Bring the IP/Legal community and the Life Sciences community together through discussion of issues that are pertinent to the community. Please contact Madeleine Baudoin to join this committee.

Legislative Committee

Focus on issues at the local, state and federal level and take positions on various pieces of proposed legislation at all levels of government that will impact the life science industry. Provide the grassroot support necessary for BIOCOM to effectively advocate for the benefit of the industry. Please contact Madeleine Baudoin to join this committee.

Medical Device Committee

Support outreach to the medical technology sector of the life science community to include quarterly events targeting medical technology issues, a needs assessment survey and more. Please contact Michelle Wright to join this committee.

Scholarship Selection Committee

Oversee the management of the scholarship fund and select five award recipients each year. Please contact Kristie Grover to join this committee.

Public Policy Oversight Committee

Provide leadership and oversee activities of BIOCOM in the area of government and regulatory affairs. Please contact Jimmy Jackson to join this committee.

Reimbursement and Market Access Committee

A forum for mid-to-high level evaluations and strategic discussions on developments impacting healthcare reimbursement.To join this committee please contact Kira Jenkins.

Capital Development

Implement and manage aggressive financial capital development actions required to attract, sustain and fuel growth of the region. Please contact Jennifer Landress to join this committee.

CRO Committee

This committee has built a unique support network between industry companies and CROs. They help to identify ways that industry members can work with CROs to strategize about their specific needs. Please contact Kira Jenkins to join this committee.

Biorenewables Advisory Council

Build awareness about this growing sector within the life science community, including the organization of educational programs, networking opportunities and monitoring legislative issues. This is a Board level committee, please contact Jennifer Landress for information about this group.

Future Ad Hoc Purchasing Group RFP committees

*Board level committee – Prospective committee members must be BIOCOM Board Members or appointed by a Board Member