Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine

Mission Statement

To further the understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, 
to provide a forum for communication and education of sleep professionals,
 and to promulgate the highest standards for polysomnograpy and the clinical diagnosis and
 treatment of sleep disorders, for the people of Louisiana
Volunteer for a Committee in 2022
The Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine is an all-volunteer, non-for-profit organization. We are always looking for more volunteers.  
If you would like to join a committee, Please fill out the volunteer form below or download it and email it to

Committee service is a great stepping stone to the Board of Directors.
Please fill out the sponsorship form completely & Click the Submit Button at the end of the form (you may have to scroll down).
Postal Mail
Download form on the right & mail to
C/O Wade Young
13346 Bayou Oak St.
Gonzales, LA 70737
Committee Chairperson's duties

 *  The Chairperson of each Committee shall confer promptly with the members of the committee on work assignments and may recommend prospective committee members to the President.  

 * The Chairperson shall submit a written report to the President and Secretary of the Society at least ten (10) days prior to each Board of Directors meeting.

Committee Duties
Election & Nominations Committee
 1) Shall prepare, receive, verify and tabulate ballots
 2) Shall prepare a slate of officers for the annual election
 3) Shall make the final appraisal of the candidates
 4) Shall notify elected persons prior to the annual meeting
Membership Committee
 1) Shall consist of one member of the Board of Directors & at least two (2) regular members
 2) Shall recruit members and verify & assign a classification of membership
Education & Program Committee
 1) Shall be so constructed as to provide experienced members for the program (i.e. annual meeting, CEC/CME courses) and to provide plans for education
Judicial Committee
 1) Shall consist of four (4) members
 2) Shall review written complaints against any Academy member charged with violation of the bylaws
Publications Committee
 1) Shall consist of a Past President and members appointed for a two (2) year term
 2) Shall publish an Academy newsletter and all other publications of the Academy
 3) Shall create an LASM website and appoint a member to maintain the website