2019-2020 IZFS Committees

Awards Committee

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)
Masahiko Hibi
Suresh Jeyaraj Jesuthasan
Will Talbot
Tanya Whitfield

Karina Yaniv

Membership Committee

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)
Sharon Amacher
Feng Liu
Mary Mullins

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)
Brant Weinstein
Mary Mullins

Nominations Committee

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 IZS board.

Brant Weinstein (Chair)
Michael Brand
Judith Eisen
Mary Halloran
Atsuo Kawahara

Website Committee

The Website Committee works with IZFS staff to develop and maintain the Society’s website, promoting the Society and its initiatives, as well as the zebrafish field at large, through its online presence.  The Committee advises on design and functionality of the website and develops or solicits website content.

David Raible (Chair)
Elisabeth Busch-Nentwich
Marina Mione
Mary Mullins
Brant Weinstein
Monte Westerfield