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June 11, 2012

posted Jun 11, 2012, 5:54 PM by CAPS-ASCP Communications
Call for elections!

From Vice-Chair Operations:

Hello fellow postdocs!!

It is time for the 2nd Annual CAPS Executive Council Election!! We have received excellent nominations for all positions on the Executive Council, most of which have been acclaimed (i.e. only 1 candidate was nominated). We are now asking you, members of the CAPS general members population, to participate in the voting process.


The following positions have been acclaimed, unless otherwise challenged by other new nominees before the end of the voting period. It is required that these acclamations be approved by the CAPS Executive committee, so please indicate whether you support these appointments:


Acclaimed positions, seeking CAPS Executive Committee approval:

Chair of CAPS: Dr. Chris Corkery

Vice Chair Operations: Dr. Chi Chi Nwafor-Okoli

Vice-chair Finance: Dr. Abdi Ghaffari

Vice-chair International: Dr. David Kent


Positions without nominees:

Vice-chair External

Position requiring a vote:
For the position of Vice-chair Communications, we have 2 candidates: Dr. Alexandra Merkx-Jacques and Dr. Muhammad Hassan Raza

Only CAPS representatives are eligible to vote. Therefore, please contact your CAPS representative or local postdoc association (for a list of CAPS-ACSP representatives, please see here.  If your institution is not listed, please contact us) to voice your support for a given candidate. Please vote for one of the candidates below.

Deadline: Sunday June 24th, 2012.
The new CAPS Executive Council will begin their duties at the next CAPS teleconference (likely the week of June 25-29, 2012).

If you have any questions, please contact:

Thank you for your support.