Looking for SPS Members to Serve in Leadership Positions!

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Dear SPS Member,

The Safety Pharmacology Society invites your nominations of individuals to serve in the leadership of the Society. The elected terms will commence on January 1, 2018. 

The open positions for the 2018 election are:  

  • Vice President-Elect is a 4-year commitment which automatically progresses through the positions of Vice President, President and Past President. In addition, the Vice President-Elect serves as the Chair of the Abstract Committee, and as Vice President serves as the Chair of the Program Committee for the year that they hold those positions. It is preferred that one has previous experience on the board prior to nomination as part of the presidential chain in the society.  
  • Secretary-Elect is a 1-year commitment followed by a 2-year commitment as Secretary.
  • Board of Director Member is a 2-year commitment (4 positions open for nomination).
  • Nominating Committee is a 1-year commitment (4 positions open for nomination).

The responsibilities of the SPS leadership roles are described in the Safety Pharmacology Society By-Laws.

Each candidate nominated should be a current member of the Society. Members may submit multiple nominations for consideration.

To nominate another individual:

It is the nominator’s responsibility to obtain permission from the nominee to be considered for the ballot and their agreement to serve, if elected. The Nominator must also ask the Nominee to send a current CV and a single paragraph statement regarding their background and experience that makes them appropriate for the position for which they are being nominated and their vision for the future of the Society to Krystle Correll before the deadline (May 2, 2017). Members may submit multiple nominations for consideration by the Nominating Committee.

To nominate yourself:

We encourage SPS Members to nominate themselves. By nominating yourself you are giving permission to be considered for the ballot and agreeing to serve, if elected. You must provide a CV and single paragraph statement regarding your background and experience that makes you appropriate for the position for which you have nominated yourself and your vision for the future of the Society to Krystle Correll before the deadline (May 2, 2017).

The Nominating Committee will compile the final slate for the 2018 ballot. Ballots will be sent to members in good standing in July 2017.    

Thank you for your continued interest and support of the Safety Pharmacology Society, and we look forward to seeing you at the 2017 SPS Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany, September 24-27, 2017.  To register for the meeting or to learn more about the scientific program please visit the 2017 Annual Meeting Website

Best regards,
The Nominating Committee 

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