2024 Board of Directors Election

Voting for the Tie-Breaking 2024 Board of Directors Election

The International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) held its annual election for its Board of Directors May 13-27, 2024. The ballots cast at the annual election resulted in a tie between Pascale Bomont, PhD and Yaniv M. Elkouby, PhD for election to the third director seat of the Europe & West Asia Region.

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 181.0708 and Section 4.4 of IZFS’s Bylaws, IZFS is distributing this 2024 Official Run-off Ballot for the International Zebrafish Society Board of Directors to elect the third and final Director for the Europe & West Asia Region.

Voting for the 2024 IZFS Europe & West Asia Regional Representative is taking place online June 10, 2024 through June 24, 2024. All votes must be cast by 11:59 P.M. CDT Time on June 24, 2024, to be counted.

The IZFS Bylaws require that 25% of members vote in order to have a valid election. It is vital that you cast your vote in this important tie-breaking election. A majority vote will determine the representative


Europe & West Asia Regional Representative (select one)

Click here to view the candidate statements

  • Yaniv Elkouby, PhD
  • Pascale Bomont, PhD

Congratulations to the Newly Elected Leaders to the IZFS

President-Elect - Cecilia B. Moens, PhD

Secretary - Mary Goll, PhD

Europe & West Asia Regional Representative -  Steffen Scholpp, PhD and Natascia Tiso, MSc, PhD

US and Canada Regional Representative - Mark Ekker, PhD and Mayssa H. Mokalled, PhD

Congratulations to our newly elected leaders!

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The International Zebrafish Society is a member-driven organization of over 900 researchers with rich and diverse backgrounds from around the world. IZFS is committed to ensuring that the Board of Directors reflects and represents the diversity of the IZFS membership, including but not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, and geographic location. Please consider nominating IZFS members who are traditionally underrepresented in leadership as we continue to foster a welcoming and collaborative environment for all members of the IZFS community.


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