Get involved and help shape FLC and its community. When you volunteer, you'll make connections with other members and leaders in the profession and further federal T2!

Below are some quick requirements of Subcommittee Chairs and members.  

  • Volunteers should be available for calls and activities for which they volunteered. 
  • Subcommittee Chairs should expect to spend at least 3 hours monthly coordinating with the Committee Chair and the Support Organization to organize Subcommittee activities and a monthly subcommittee call.
  • Subcommittee members should expect to participate at least one hour monthly on a call of the subcommittee.
  • The subcommittee may have more frequent meetings or task forces that address a special topic.  These may require more time and would be with the agreement of the volunteer.

View the Volunteer Policy


Promote Subcommittees

Communications Subcommittee:
Bring your creative ideas to promote FLC products and enhance the brand.

Website Subcommittee:
Enhancing the FLC’s primary communication tools (website/FLC Business) to promote awareness of and access to lab assets for all of FLC’s audiences.

Awards Subcommittee:
Honoring and promoting our nation’s best T2 success stories throughout the year.

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Educate Subcommittees

Professional Development Subcommittee:
Maintain a clearinghouse of available high quality T2 training.
Maintain a training framework to intentionally advance the T2 professional from novice to expert.

T2 Reference Subcommittee:
Develop an executive education package targeting lab and agency senior leadership (eg, T2 Green Book).

Program Subcommittee:
Deliver high quality programming at the National and Regional Meetings.

Content Working Group:
FLC Education seeks volunteers for our Content Working Group. We are always looking for subject matter experts for our virtual professional development opportunities. This group is ideal for experts looking to share their findings with the technology transfer community as presenter, moderator, or panelist on our virtual events. 

FLC Mentors
FLC Education is looking for experienced technology transfer professionals to offer their wisdom and mentorship skills at virtual networking and professional development events, including our National Meeting. Mentors will be paired with young professionals looking for career guidance. 

FLC Desk Reference Revision Working Group:
The Federal Laboratory Consortium Technology Transfer Desk Reference presents a comprehensive introduction to technology transfer and technology transfer initiatives and mechanisms, as well as to the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC). The Desk Reference was last updated in 2013. FLC Education is putting together a working group for a 2022 revision.  

Contact Sarah Germain at to volunteer for Educate.

Facilitate Subcommittees

Strategic Alliances Subcommittee: 
The Strategic Alliance Subcommittee addresses partnerships that are non-technology category specific; they are with organizations who are/can be affiliated with a wide range of technology categories.

Industry Engagement & Technology Focused Partnerships Subcommittee:
The Industry Engagement & Technology Focused Partnerships Subcommittee focuses on agreements with organizations that champion a specific technology category.

Regions Subcommittee:
Support the activities within your FLC region

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