Help ATBC: nominate candidates for ATBC Council & President

ATBC Seeks Nominees to Serve on Council

The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation is seeking nominations from members to serve on Council.  Specifically we are seeking nominations for the following (volunteer) positions:

  • President-elect
  • Council (four seats available)

Nominations will be accepted through to 15 October. The Nominations Committee of Dr Susan Laurance Past-President (chair), Dr Kaoru Kitajima President-elect, Dr Ahimsa Campos Arceiz (appointed by the President Dr Jaboury Ghazoul), will provide a short-list to members for election.

Obligations of Serving on Council

Candidates will need to be ATBC members in good standing and willing to serve ATBC by attending annual meetings, generally at their own expense, for the three-year term of office.

Key Dates

  • 15th October – Nominations due
  • 15th November- Elections begin
  • 15th December – Elections close

Nomination process

If you are interested in serving on Council or would like to nominate another candidate (with their permission), email Susan Laurance (, chair of the ATBC’s Nomination Committee. Please use the subject line “ATBC Council Nomination” for your email.  Your email should include the name of the person you are nominating plus their complete contact information.

ATBC Council

The ATBC Council at the Annual Meeting in Hawai’i (photo by E. Bruna)