Get involved in a directorship position

20-03-2017 Carianne Buurmeijer
Are you looking to build your governance experience while supporting the advancement of microbiology? Then have a look at our vacant directorship positions.
FEMS is looking for candidates for 3 Directors with the portfolios:
  • Internationalisation and Events
  • Education and Public Understanding of Science
  • Research and Publications
For the period of: January 2018 to December 2020

Please get in touch with the FEMS Delegate of the society you are a member of, or any Board Member of our Executive Committee if you are interested in one of these positions.

For your assistance, please find below frequently asked questions on the nomination procedure:
Question Answer
Where can I find information on the positions? The positions are described in the Final Call for 2017 Nominations for Directorships.
How can I nominate someone for a Director vacancy? The current nomination process is as outlined in Article 7 of our existing Standing Orders on Company Administration and must include:

  • a nomination statement (from the nominating Society)
  • a motivation letter (from the nominee)
  • a brief curriculum vitae of the nominee

 

To whom should the nomination be addressed? Please send all nominations for Directorships and positions on the Election Committee to fems@fems-microbiology.org with the subject header: FEMS NOMINATIONS: (FAO Stefano Donadio)
What is the nomination deadline? 30 April 2017
I am interested in getting nominated, what do I need to do? You can express your interest in nomination by contacting the Delegate of your FEMS Member Societya. You can find a list of FEMS Member Societies and their FEMS Delegates here. To complete your nomination, the Society will require from you:

  •  your motivation letter
  •  your brief curriculum vitae
I have sent in a nomination, but it is not complete. What do I need to do? You can send the remaining items of the required documents/statements to fems@fems-microbiology.org with the subject header: FEMS NOMINATIONS: (FAO Stefano Donadio), deadline 30 April 2017:

  • a nomination statement (from the nominating Society)
  • a motivation letter (from the nominee)
  • a brief curriculum vitae of the nominee
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