Nomination to membership

1) Criteria:
  • For the Affiliate Circle--interest in research, and support of Sigma Xi's mission.
  • For Associate membership--potential for research excellence, as shown by participation  in a research symposium and/or a publication.
  • For Full membership--demonstrated research capability, as shown by at least two publications in refereed journals as a major author.
2) Procedure: Application forms in PDF formats are attached below.  Send by e-mail,  to the President (crablady {a~t} and the Treasurer (hardt {a~t}, a copy of the completed application, with a statement of nomination from an active member, and a copy of the nominee's CV. For student nominations, a brief paragraph from the student's research sponsor (need not be the nominator), attesting to their potential and accomplishments, will suffice.

3) Completion: the membership application and qualifications will be reviewed by the Chapter Board at its next meeting. If approved, the candidate will receive a welcoming email, requesting payment of Sigma Xi dues ($30 for students, $90 for non-student Full and Associate members, $70 for non-student Affiliates). On receipt of payment, the application, dues, and $20 initiation fee (paid by the Chapter) will be forwarded to Sigma Xi Headquarters.

Please nominate a new member to Sigma Xi. Membership honors excellence in and support of scientific research. Nomination forms are available online at . Email completed forms, accompanied by a brief CV, to the Chapter President at . New members whose nominations have been approved by the Chapter Board will be dinner guests of the Chapter at the Annual Meeting in May.

• If you already are an active member of Sigma Xi and have recently moved to the Portland area, please consider affiliating with this chapter. Contact .

• If your membership has lapsed, please renew to support the Chapter and Sigma Xi. Contact  National dues are $90 for regular members and $30 for students. The Chapter's annual dues are $10.

• Sigma Xi C-W is a multi-institutional chapter, with members from local academic institutions, government, and industry. We welcome new members for the board. Please send expressions of interest to the chapter President, Linda Mantel, at crablady {a~t} .

Sigma Xi chapters and individuals are encouraged to nominate students who don't qualify for associate membership to the Sigma Xi Affiliate Circle as a first step in their professional careers. The Affiliate Circle is also open to anyone who supports research and Sigma Xi's mission. Learn more about the Affiliate Circle.

Tom Hard,
Oct 27, 2016, 10:16 PM