SEB seeks Plant Section Chair

19 Jul 2016 - By: SEB

SEB Seeks Plant section chair

SEB is seeking a new person to take on the role of Plant Section Chair when our current chair, Vicky Buchanan-Wollaston, steps down at the end of November 2016. 

The Plant Section Chair manages and co-ordinates the work of the SEB Plant Section but the successful nominee will also be a member of SEB Council, a trustee of SEB the Charity and a Director of SEB the Company.  The appointment is for four years and will begin in November 2016. 

A key part of the role is setting the strategic direction of the SEB Plant Section, contributing to the SEB strategy and working with other members of SEB Council.  Successful candidates are likely to have experience in working with Committees and contributing to strategy.

Nominations will be accepted from all members of SEB who are plant scientists and appointment to the role is by election by SEB plant science members.

SEB is committed to ensuring its activities embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We seek a diversity of representatives in all our activities. We welcome all applications, including from individuals in groups historically underrepresented in SEB leadership positions.

 If you are interested in being nominated for this position please read the Plant Section Chair Role Description. To apply please complete the Plant Section Chair Nomination Form and return it by email to p.hutchinson@sebiology.org.You must be a member of SEB in order to be eligible for nomination and your nomination must be supported by 2 current SEB members.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 19th August 2016 and the election will close on Monday 26th September 2016.

Author: SEB
Category: Plant
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