Do you have a passion to serve and make a difference in conservation? You can make a lasting impact on our Wisconsin Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology and give back to Wisconsin’s conservation community by joining our board of directors.
Letters of interest should be sent to wisconbio (at) gmail.com by December 1st.
Serving on the WSCB Board of Directors allows you to help further our strategic mission of fostering collaborative relationships among conservation researchers, professionals and students in Wisconsin, and advance the science and practice of conservation in our state. As a board member, you make important decisions about our finances, communications, events and initiatives, and engagement in statewide and local conservation policy.
Board members are required to attend six meetings each year, attend chapter events, plan at least two events, workshops, panels, trainings, initiatives, etc. each year, and advertise WSCB events within their own conservation networks. Please see here for more information on specific roles and responsibilities.
Board members will submit a letter of interest and are voted in by SCB global members of the Wisconsin Chapter during our annual meeting on December 7th. Once elected, board members will select positions (president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, conservation committee chair, policy chair) amongst themselves.
Please submit your letter of interest as soon as possible and no later than December 1st. The term for the 2017 board of directors begins January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.
To submit your nomination, or to request additional information, please email the current Board of Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org.