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News & Press: Leadership

Meet the 2018 Board Election Candidates

Friday, August 17, 2018  
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August 17, 2018

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

Voting will begin on September 17, 2018, and close at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 1, 2018. 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 3, 2018, 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 three positions are, in alphabetical order by last name: Tracy Costello, Ph.D.; Natalia Martin, Ph.D.; and Claudia Spani, 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 2018 Board election candidates PDF to you directly.