The SIL Nominating Committee is seeking (self-)nominations for a student/early career member of the SIL Executive board, to serve for a period of 2 years (with an option to be re-elected for a second term), and to be elected before the next congress in Turin (2016). Candidates must be SIL members (or have applied to join SIL), holding a PhD studentship, or a post-doctoral or similar position, and have been born in 1981 or later.
Candidates should submit a photograph and a paragraph about him/herself, stating what s/he would like to do for the younger generation of limnologists if elected to the SIL board (one page max, plus the photograph). On this basis, the SIL Nominating Committee will select candidates to be put up for an election by the SIL membership. Members of the SIL Nominating Committee are: Luigi Naselli-Flores (Chair), Carolyn Burns, Paul del Giorgio, Alan Hildrew and Tamar Zohary. Applications should be submitted to the Chair (email@example.com) no later than 15 May 2016. Elections will be held electronically (by e-mail) at the beginning of June.