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ISBER 2017 Board of Directors Nominations
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ISBER welcomes nominations for the following positions:

The ISBER 2017 Nominations process will end November 13, 2016 (see detailed deadline information here).  Elections will be held for successful candidates in January 2017. 

Click here to view the current ISBER Board of Directors roster

Click here to review the ISBER Nominations Policy

Only ISBER members are eligible to submit nominations for the ISBER Board of Directors.  To submit a nomination, click the link at the bottom of this page and login to your ISBER account.  If you have any questions, please contact adam@isber.org.  


PRESIDENT-ELECT (MAY 2017-MAY 2018) OFFICE DESCRIPTION:

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.

All ISBER business is conducted in English therefore all ISBER Board of Directors nominees must be proficient in the English language.

ISBER PRESIDENT-ELECT RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY 2017-MAY 2018):

  • 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 2018-MAY 2019):

  • 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 2019-MAY 2020):

  • Be an active member of the Executive, Audit and Finance, and 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 

ISBER Secretary OFFICE DESCRIPTION (MAY 2017-MAY 2020):

The ISBER Secretary is an Executive Officer position that spans a three year term.

ISBER Secretary RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY 2017-MAY 2020):

  • Act as a voting member of the Board of Directors and attend meetings
  • Ensure Board of Directors meeting minutes are prepared and distributed
  • Ensure required notices are sent and that corporate records and membership information is maintained in accordance with the bylaws
  • Chair the Governance Committee
  • Be an active member of the Executive, Audit and Finance, and Performance Review and Program Committees

AS A MEMBER OF THE ISBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, THE ISBER Secretary 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 

ISBER Treasurer OFFICE DESCRIPTION (MAY 2017-MAY 2020):

The ISBER Treasurer is an Executive Officer position that spans a three year term.

ISBER Treasurer RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY 2017-MAY 2020):

  • Act as a voting member of the Board of Directors and attend meetings
  • Chair Audit and Finance Committee
  • Be an active member of the Executive Committee 

AS A MEMBER OF THE ISBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, THE ISBER SECRETARY-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 

Europe, Middle-East, and Africa Region DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE OFFICE DESCRIPTION (MAY 2017-MAY 2020):

The ISBER Director-at-Large serves a 3 year term with a maximum of two consecutive terms.  The Europe, Middle-East, and Africa Region Director-at-Large is an elected representative for the Europe, Middle-East, and Africa Region on the ISBER Board of Directors.  

The Europe, Middle-East, and Africa Region Director-at-Large must be based in the Europe, Middle-East, and Africa region to be eligible.

All ISBER business is conducted in English therefore all ISBER Board of Directors nominees must be proficient in the English language.

Indo-Pacific Rim REGION DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE OFFICE DESCRIPTION (MAY 2017-MAY 2020):

The ISBER Director-at-Large serves a 3 year term with a maximum of two consecutive terms.  The Indo-Pacific Rim Region Director-at-Large is an elected representative for the Indo-Pacific Rim Region on the ISBER Board of Directors.  

The Indo-Pacific Rim Region Director-at-Large must be based in the Indo-Pacific Rim region to be eligible.

All ISBER business is conducted in English therefore all ISBER Board of Directors nominees must be proficient in the English language.

AS A MEMBER OF THE ISBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, THE ISBER DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE IS 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

Deadline for nominations:

8:59pm North America Pacific Time on Sunday, November 13, 2016
10:59pm North America Central Time 
on Sunday, November 13, 2016
11:59pm North America Eastern Time 
on  Sunday, November 13, 2016
4:59am Greenwich Mean Time 
on Monday, November 14, 2016
5:59am Central European Time 
on Monday, November 14, 2016
12:59pm China Standard Time 
on Monday, November 14, 2016

Submit your nominations!

 

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