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Meet the 2016 Board Election Candidates

Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments)
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August 24, 2016

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is holding elections this fall to bring four committed and energetic individuals into the NPA Board of Directors for three-year terms.

Voting will begin on September 23, 2016, and close at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 7, 2016. Members eligible to vote will receive a secure ballot by email when voting opens.

Only Full, Individual Members and Sustaining Member representatives are eligible to vote. If you are not a Full, Individual (dues-paying) Member or a Sustaining Member representative, please click here to upgrade your membership. You must upgrade your membership and receive confirmation of your voting status by September 9, 2016, in order to be eligible to vote.

As per the NPA bylaws, "The Board of Directors shall be comprised of at least six (6) members who are current postdocs or who have served in a postdoctoral position within the previous five (5) years, and up to five (5) members who are non-postdocs or who have not served in a postdoctoral position within the previous five (5) years."

The candidates for the four positions are, in alphabetical order by last name: Andrew Bankston, Ph.D.; Tullia Bruno, Ph.D.; Chantelle Ferland-Beckham, Ph.D.; Yvette Seger, Ph.D.; and Chitra Thakur, Ph.D.

To view the candidates' nomination materials, continue here (you will need to be logged in).

If you would like a PDF of the candidates' election materials, please contact the NPA staff, and we will email the 2016 Board election candidates PDF to you directly.

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