IZFS Announces 2024 Election Results and Official Run-off Ballot

IZFS Announces Election Results and Official Run-off Ballot

The International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) is pleased to announce the results of the 2024 Board of Directors election.

IZFS Officers

Cecilia B. Moens, PhD
Washington, USA
Mary Goll, PhD
Georgia, USA

IZFS Regional Representatives

US & Canada Regional Representative
Marc Ekker, PhD
Ottawa, Canada
US & Canada Regional Representative
Mayssa H. Mokalled, PhD
Missouri, USA
Europe & West Asia Regional Representative
Steffen Scholpp, PhD
Exeter, UK
Europe & West Asia Regional Representative
Natascia Tiso, MSc, PhD
Padua, Italy

Congratulations to the newly elected leaders of the society! The newly elected Board members will begin their term after the Board of Directors meeting at the 18th International Zebrafish Conference. Dr. Moens will serve as President-Elect for one year before ascending the President for one year, then Immediate Past President for one year. Drs. Goll, Ekker, Mokalled, Scholpp and Tiso will serve three-year terms in their respective roles.

Thank you to all of the candidates for their dedication and interest in serving our growing society. We are grateful to all of the IZFS members who voted in this year's election.

2024 Official Run-off Ballot for third Director for Europe & West Asia Region

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)

  • Yaniv Elkouby, PhD
  • Pascale Bomont, PhD

Learn more about the candidates

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