ISBS ELECTIONS - 2016
According to the ISBS Constitution, the election of the President-Elect and ten (10) members of the Board of Directors is mandated in the year 2016.
The directors have considerable influence on the direction and activities of the Society, thus it is important to seek individuals who are responsible and willing to serve the Society.
The By-Laws of the Society state, “Only members in good standing may vote, stand for election or appointment to office.” So, it is imperative that your membership dues are current. For membership information and dues payment go to: http://isbs.org/membership
The election process is as follows:
Terms of office:
2016-2017 term will begin at the Post Conference meeting in Tsukuba, Japan
Board of Directors:
Shall serve for one year as President Elect, two years as President and one year as Past President
- Self-nomination is permitted.
- Current directors may stand for re-election.
- According to the ISBS Constitution, a maximum of 10 (ten) years of service is allowed for each individual (not including years as President, President Elect, Past President, Treasurer, or Secretary General).
- Before nominating another member, please be certain that the member is willing to serve.
17 February 2016 – 23 March 2016.
Submission of Nominations:
Nominations and self-nominations should be submitted to:
Candidates are encouraged to submit a photo and a statement of 100 words or less. (In order to be fair to all candidates, statements that are longer than 100 words will be truncated.)
This is not an academic position, so although a statement may include academic achievements, it should also include information relative to the position. A description of the Director position is provided on the Society webpage http://isbs.org/about-us/constitution
Deadline for nominations:
The deadline is Wednesday 23 March 2015.
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