About Us

BioAlabama is a statewide organization representing Alabama’s bio related industries, research scientists, clinicians and business professionals who are working together to foster, develop and support the life sciences in Alabama.

Our events, programs and member benefits are designed to enhance the progress of our industry and our members. If you are not yet a member, please take time to learn more by visiting our website or by contacting our office with any questions you may have about the association.

BioAlabama is the state affiliate in Alabama of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the preeminent national association for biotechnology companies.

Mission

The mission of BioAlabama is to promote biotechnology innovation by creating a favorable scientific, business and legislative environment that will facilitate the growth of emerging and existing companies while attracting new biotechnology opportunities to Alabama and to increase public awareness regarding the potential impact on quality-of-life and the state’s economy.

Committees

Executive Committee

Annually elected by the membership, the Executive Committee are officers of the association and have primary oversight for the success of BioAlabama, including developing and maintaining strong communications, initiatives, and partnerships important to the vision and operations of BioAlabama and its members.

Finance Committee

Comprised of the President, the President-Elect, and the Treasurer, the Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the material resources of BioAlabama, including bank accounts and other assets.

Membership & Fundraising Committee

The Membership & Fundraising Committee develops and supports initiatives for member recruitment and retention, as well as generates income for the association thru fundraising, sponsorships, grants, and more.

Nominating Committee

Comprised of the immediate past president, president, and three at large members, the Nominating Committee is responsible for annually reviewing nominations for and presenting a slate of officers for the association.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee reviews and advocates for national and state level legislation important to biotechnology industries and organizations in Alabama. The Committee develops annual legislative recommendations and priorities for the association and leads BioAlabama advocacy campaigns as needed.

Events Committee

The Events Committee oversees the planning and execution of the BioAlabama annual meeting, networking receptions, and other events on topics and issues of interest to the organization’s membership, including providing support program/presentation development, speaker/participant recruitment, invite lists, and more.