The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience in science communication and editing.
Reminder for recommendations for new EASE Council members – Deadline for nominations is 10th March, 2018
Council elections are held every three years. The last elections for EASE Council were held in 2015, and new elections will therefore be held in 2018.
At the next EASE Annual General Meeting (in Bucharest, 8th June 2018), it will be time to elect a new Council to serve EASE for the next 3 years.
Council consists of a President, the immediate Past President, two Vice-Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer and 5 ordinary members, plus the Editor of the association’s in-house journal (European Science Editing). The Council may co-opt to three additional members (14 members in total, excluding Secretary).
The currently elected Nominations Committee (members: Ana Marušić, Joan Marsh, Pippa Smart) have accepted the following invitations to stand:
Vice Presidents 2018-2021:
Duncan Nicholas and Ines Steffens
Past President (by default):
Ksenija Baždarić (ex officio)
Ordinary Members of Council – list of nominees:
|Current Council||Moira Hudson||UK|
|New nominees||Stephan Mertens||Germany|
Members may nominate additional candidates via e-mail up to 10 March 2018 – 90 days before the AGM which will take place in Bucharest, 8th of June, 2018.
Do you know someone who would be great on Council?
The Nominations Committee invites members to submit suggestions for nominations. Individuals must be nominated by another member (please ask your nominee beforehand and confirm that they agree to be nominated).
The term of office will be from June 2018 until the AGM in 2021.
Council meets in-person once a year, before the AGM, either at an EASE conference or a similar event. Other meetings are held by teleconference. Council members are reimbursed their expenses for travel and accommodation for the face-to-face meeting but positions are honorary and there is no salary or fee.
We are especially looking for people with a passion for one or more of the following areas:
To nominate someone:
Each nomination will be acknowledged by the secretary. Ballot papers will then be circulated to members, who will vote via e-mail.
– Thursday, 25th January, 2018 –