Other: Seeking Nominations for 2020 SSE Council

Contributed by kjm34 on Mar 08, 2019 - 04:58 PM

The Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE) seeks nominations of faculty members for four open positions on SSE Council to begin January 1, 2020. These positions include:

1. President-Elect (1 position, 3-year term)
2. Non-North American Vice-President (1 position, 2-year term)
3. Council Member (2 positions, 3-year terms)

To learn more about the responsibilities for these offices please see the SSE Handbook for Council and Committee Members.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or another individual for Council, please complete the nomination form by April 1, 2019, which is available here:

On the form you will be asked to provide: i) the nominee’s name, ii) contact information, and iii) a brief rationale for the nomination.

SSE values diversity on Council, and we particularly encourage nominations of individuals that represent the full diversity of the evolutionary biology community, including (but not limited to) all aspects of identity and background, types of institution, or scientific approach. All candidates for election to Council must be SSE members at the time they are listed on the ballot. Nominations will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee (Marc Johnson, Anne Charmantier, and Johanna Schmitt) and the current SSE Council.

Questions can be addressed to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Marc Johnson (

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