Get involved with your Society – call for nominations for trustees

As highlighted in The Biochemist (Vol. 35 No. 1) Biochemical Society members are encouraged to nominate themselves or a colleague as a Society trustee.

Becoming a trustee can provide the opportunity to gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and understanding. You can build relationships with peers and share your experience and ideas while working to build a successful future for the Society.

The Biochemical Society is now calling for nominations for the following elected positions which will take effect from 1 January 2014:

Nominations should be supported by at least three members of the Society and sent to the Company Secretary, Alison McWhinnie. When nominations are published in The Biochemist, a maximum of five names of individuals supporting a candidate will be published. In the case of all nominations, biographical details and an indication of the nominee’s main interest within the Society will appear within The Biochemist. Nominations should be made on a form obtainable from Alison McWhinnie (alison.mcwhinnie@biochemistry.org) and be accompanied by a photograph and personal details not exceeding 500 words. Nominations should arrive no later than Sunday 31 March 2013.

The Biochemical Society is also seeking nominations for the following appointed positions:

Expressions of interest, to include a short CV and covering letter indicating why you would be interested in taking up this post should arrive not later than 17:00 (GMT) Friday 26 April 2013 and will be considered by the Biochemical Society’s Nominations Committee. Please submit your application to Company Secretary, Alison McWhinnie alison.mcwhinnie@biochemistry.org.

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