call for nominations are open
ISONG is currently looking to its membership to fill posts on the Board of Directors. This is an excellent opportunity to serve your professional organization in a significant way. If you are not self-nominating, perhaps you can recommend a colleague who is qualified to take a leadership position in ISONG.
President-elect: Demonstrated active involvement in an ISONG board or committee leadership capacity and show evidence of successful ISONG project promotion. Candidates must be willing to serve in this leadership position for three years. As the leader of the organization, candidates will be evaluated on their previous ISONG leadership and service positions held, and their genomics experiences encompassing education, research, and clinical practice. This is a three year commitment. The first year consists of service as President-elect, the second year as President and the third year as President-Emeritus.
Treasurer: Demonstrated active involvement in various ISONG committees, activities and projects. Candidates must be able to effectively oversee the financial records of the organization in close collaboration with the management company/accountant. Treasurer must review monthly financial reports, approve invoices, provide monthly reports to the Board and collaborate on budget preparation. Candidate must attest that all financial activity, and execution thereof, have been duly authorized according to the ISONG bylaws. The Treasurer position is a two-year term.
Member-at-Large: Demonstrated active involvement in various ISONG committees, activities and projects. Candidates should be able to articulate their willingness and ability to serve as the link between the general ISONG membership, the Board of Directors and various ISONG committees. Candidates in this position should expect to work on member-wide projects such as the annual needs assessment, serve as the board liaison to the Membership Committee, provide written articles initiating membership discussion and opinions for the newsletter and e-updates, and maintain a Members-Only section on the website among other assigned duties by the Board. This position is a two-year term.
Student Member Representative: Candidates should be able to articulate their willingness and ability to serve as a link between the general ISONG membership, the Board of Directors, and various ISONG committees with a focus on the student perspective. They should expect to work on member-wide projects including promoting student membership and engagement with ISONG through the membership committee, contribute to the e-update, and other activities as assigned by the Board of Directors. The Student Member Representative is expected to attend all Board meetings (monthly conference call and annual on-site at congress). This position is a one-year term.
Please refer to the ISONG Bylaws at www.isong.org for actual board position descriptions. If you have any questions please contact Beth Pestka at firstname.lastname@example.org chair of the Nominating Committee.
PAST PRESIDENT/Nominations Chair