ACerS is pleased to announce the slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors positions for the coming year as proposed by the 2016–2017 Nominating Committee.
ACerS Rules provide the opportunity for additional nominees to be proposed through a petition process (refer to the Rules for specific instructions). Should any member be proposed by petition, the petition should contain the signatures of at least 100 of the ACerS voting membership and should be received at ACerS Headquarters no later than April 10, 2017, to the attention of:
The American Ceramic Society
600 N. Cleveland Ave, Suite 210
Westerville, OH 43082 USA
Should a petition be received, an election will be held from June 11 through July 10, 2017. Otherwise, the Bylaws instruct that the Executive Director shall certify the candidates as proposed by the Nominating Committee. Installation of the elected Officers and Directors shall take place during the Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa. USA, on October 10, 2017.
To serve a one-year term from October 13, 2017 to October 19, 2018:
Chief Materials Technologist, retired
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, California USA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Three nominees to serve three-year terms from October 13, 2017 to October 2020:
Savannah River National Laboratory
Aiken, South Carolina USA
Director, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
University of Cologne
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California USA
The American Ceramic Society values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.
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