We are soliciting nominations for election of two new members of the North
American Arabidopsis Steering Committee (NAASC), to replace Rick Amasino
and Daphne Preuss, who will finish their three year term of service on
December 31. The other current members are Jeff Dangl and Detlef Weigel,
who are completing their second year, as well as Chuck Gasser and Steve Kay
, who were elected last fall. The NAASC has several roles, the most
important of which are organization of the scientific program of the
International Arabidopsis Meetings, when it is held in North america, and
serving as liason between members of the community and other organizations
(including government, industry and not-for-profit groups). Membership is
for a three year period.
Ground rules for nominations:
Each scientist working with Arabidopsis in North America is eligible to
nominate UP TO TWO individuals.
Nominations should be EMAILED ONLY, by Monday, December 21 at 8:00 a.m.,
Eastern Standard Time.
Nominations should be sent to the email address: busuttil at biochem.wisc.edu
Please include ONLY the NAME, HOME INSTITUTION, AND EMAIL ADDRESS, of the
nominated individuals in the body of the letter.
We will contact all nominated individuals to ask them whether they are
willing to stand for election.
We look forward to your participation.
Rick Amasino and Daphne Preuss