Now Accepting Nominations for IZFS Board of Directors

Do you have a colleague who is an outstanding leader is the zebrafish community? Are you someone who is passionate about the future of zebrafish research?

We have now opened the nomination process for the 2022 election of new members of the International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) Board of Directors. The Board acts on the behalf of IZFS to guide the activities and direction of the Society. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved!

Zebrafish community members are invited to submit nominations by Thursday, March 31, 2022 for the following positions on the IZFS Board of Directors.     

  • President-Elect
  • Africa Director
  • Australasia & Southeast Asia Director
  • Latin America and the Caribbean Director
  • East Asia Directors (2 vacancies)
  • Central and South Asia Director
  • United States and Canada Director

Learn which countries belong to each region here

Each elected Board member is expected to commit to a 3-year term starting on July 1, 2022

If the link above does not work, paste https://form.jotform.com/220525598560157 into your browser.

Nominees must be IZFS members in good standing who have paid their 2022 dues. We welcome nominations of individuals who are forward thinkers, strategic planners, and dedicated volunteers active in the zebrafish community. Self-nominations are also welcome. If you are have not renewed your membership or are not a member of IZFS, please click below to join today or renew online in order to be considered for Board nomination or to vote in the election.

Nominations will be reviewed by the IZFS Nominations Committee who will determine the final ballot in accordance with IZFS bylaws. Thank you in advance for your nominations.

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.

Sincerely,

IZFS Nominations Committee

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