2016-2017 WSCB Board of Directors Nominations Now Open

Now calling for dedicated conservation researchers and professionals to be a part of the leadership team for the Wisconsin Chapter of SCB

The call for nominations for the 2016-2017 WSCB Board is now open. If you are interested in becoming a board member* or would like to nominate an individual, please email Krysta Koralesky by December 10th with your intent. Please include professional or academic affiliation and a 3-5 sentence bio. Elections will occur in January among voting members.

The WSCB Board of Directors is an interactive leadership committee of 8 individuals who help direct and implement the goals of our Chapter. Board meetings occur on a monthly basis. Board member responsibilities include organizing and attending chapter meetings; planning guest speakers, lectures, workshops, panels, and trainings; coordinating member field trips and work days; directing the policy committee; communicating chapter business and conservation-related information and news; planning member events; and advising general chapter structure.

*To become a board member or to vote in elections, you must be a member of the Society for Conservation Biology. To become a member, visit conbio.org/membership/become-a-member.


Spring 2015 Board Elections

voteInterested in helping to guide WSCB’s future? Consider running for the Board! We are an interactive leadership committee who help direct and implement the goals of our Chapter. WSCB is a part of a network of local chapters working in diverse ways to raise awareness of local conservation issues and provide an important linkage with the Society’s Global directives. Check out more about SCB Global here.

Each year, WSCB will hold elections for the Board, with the term to begin in Spring 2015. Board structure includes: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Board will also include 2 Advisory positions appointed by the elected Board, to ensure representation from agency/organization staff and University faculty.

If you’re interested in running for the WSCB Board, please email Becky Kirby  a 3-5 sentence bio, along with which positions you would be interested in/willing to fill, by December 10th. We will post the bios on the website and circulate them among members. More information to come at the Chapter meeting.

***Remember, to run for the Board or to vote in elections, you need to be a SCB Global member. Check out the benefits of membership here.