2020-2021 IZFS Committees
The Awards Committee oversees the nomination process for IZFS awards. The committee determines eligibility criteria, solicits nominations from the membership and recommends recipients to the Board. IZFS awards include: George Streisinger Award, Chi-Bin Chien Award and Christine Beattie Travel Award
Tatjana Piotrowski (Chair)
Suresh Jeyaraj Jesuthasan
Environmental Sustainability Committee
The Environmental Sustainability Committee provides strategic recommendations to IZFS leadership regarding initiatives that should be adopted in order to maximize the benefits of international conferences while minimizing the environmental impact.”
The Membership Committee develops and coordinates activities and initiatives designed to reach out to potential new members and encourage membership in the IZFS.
Laure Bally-Cuif (Chair)
Newsletter and Publications Committee
The Newsletter and Publications Committee helps to publish quarterly IZFS e-Newsletters, writing newsletter content and soliciting additional content from the officers, board, and membership of the society. The committee works with IZFS staff to assemble the e-Newsletter for distribution to the membership.
Rebecca D. Burdine (Chair)
The Nomination Committee plans and schedules the annual election. The Committee solicits suggestions for nominations for IZFS Officers and Board Members from the IZFS membership, and formulates a slate of candidates for the annual election with approval of the IZFS board.
Mary Mullins (Chair)
Jeroen den Hertog
Professional Society Nominations Committee
The Professional Society Nominations Committee helps identify people within the zebrafish community who should be nominated for membership to various societies and coordinates their nomination.
Didier Stainier (Chair)
The Webinar Committee provides strategic guidance for the IZFS Webinar Series. The Committee identifies topics and secures speakers for the monthly schedule.
Elisabeth Busch-Nentwich (Chair)
Tatjana Piotrowski (Co-Chair)