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2015 Elections

Thank you for participating in the ISBER 2015 elections for the President-Elect and China Region Director-at-Large positions.  You  must be a current ISBER member to vote.  See links to vote at the bottom of the page.

See below for candidates. To learn more about a candidate, click on their name to review a biosketch.

PRESIDENT-ELECT (MAY 2015-MAY 2016)

The ISBER President-Elect is an Executive Officer position that spans a three year term: Year 1 as the President-Elect, Year 2 as the President, and Year 3 as the Immediate Past President. This is a mentorship structure that is meant to provide continuity in this lead position. Like all members of the Board of Directors, the President-Elect must be an ISBER member to be eligible.

PRESIDENT-ELECT CANDIDATES

ISBER PRESIDENT-ELECT RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY 2014-MAY 2015):

  • Be an active member of the Executive, Audit and Finance, Compensation and Performance Review Committees
  • Serve on the Organizing Advisory Committee
  • Act as President in the event that the current President is unable to do so

ISBER PRESIDENT RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY 2015-MAY 2016):

  • Chair Board of Directors meetings
  • Chair the Executive Committee
  • Be an active member of the Executive, Audit and Finance, and Compensation and Performance Review Committees
  • Be a non-voting member of the Nominating Committee
  • Serve on the Organizing and Scientific Program Advisory Committees
  • Act as a mentor to the President-elect

ISBER PAST-PRESIDENT RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY 2016-MAY 2017):

  • Be an active member of the Executive, Audit and Finance, Compensation and Performance Review Committees
  • Chair the Nominating Committee
  • Act as a mentor to the President and President-Elect
  • Act as President in the event that the current President and President-Elect are unable to do so
  • Act as ISBER Representative to other Societies

AS A MEMBER OF THE ISBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, THE PRESIDENT-ELECT IS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPORTING THE FOLLOWING:

  • Lead and direct the Society for furtherance of its purposes, which are to advance biological and environmental repository science and technology through education and scientific research, and to serve as a public forum for the exchange of information related to biological and environmental repositories
  • Set the strategic direction of the Society
  • Execute established and identified goals
  • Actively participate in Annual Meetings and Board of Directors meetings
  • Operate the Society within the Bylaws
  • Approve appointments to all committees with appointed members
  • Provide fiduciary oversight

DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE: CHINA REGION (MAY 2015-MAY 2018):

The ISBER Director-at-Large serves a 3 year term with a maximum of two consecutive terms. There is currently one open Director-at -Large position for the China Region that must be able to fulfill the responsibilities of a voting member of the Board of Directors. 

DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE: CHINA REGION CANDIDATES

AS A MEMBER OF THE ISBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, THE ISBER DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPORTING THE FOLLOWING:

  • Represent the China Region on the Board of Directors 
  • Lead and direct the Society for furtherance of its purposes, which are to advance biological and environmental repository science and technology through education and scientific research, and to serve as a public forum for the exchange of information related to biological and environmental repositories
  • Set the strategic direction of the Society
  • Execute established and identified goals
  • Actively participate in Annual Meetings and Board of Directors meetings
  • Operate the Society within the Bylaws
  • Approve appointments to all committees with appointed members
  • Provide fiduciary oversight

Note that you must be located in the China Region to be eligible to vote for the China Region Director-at-Large.

DEADLINE:

9pm North America Pacific Time on February 13, 2015
11pm North America Central Time on February 13, 2015
Midnight North America Eastern Time on February 14 (between Feb 13 and Feb 14), 2015
5am GMT on February 14, 2015
6am Central European Time on February 14, 2015
1pm China Standard Time on February 14, 2015

Click the links below to vote.  You will need to login to your ISBER account and confirm your details.  Only current ISBER members are eligible to vote in elections; only ISBER members in the China region are eligible to vote for the China Region Director-at-Large.

Click here to vote for President-Elect

Click here to vote for China Region Director-at-Large 

 

Contact the ISBER office at 604-484-5693 or info@isber.org if you have any questions or concerns.

ISBER Head Office, 750 Pender Street, Suite 301, Vancouver, BC V6C 2T7, Canada.   
T: 1-604-484-5693 F: 1-604-874-4378 E: info@isber.org 


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