ASB IS BUILT ON COMMITTED VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for committed, energetic members who want to help ASB continue to grow and evolve in positive ways. If you think you are one of those people, please consider volunteering your time and efforts to an ASB committee or consider being nominated for an elected ASB office.
 
If you want to know more about what it means to be an ASB officer or committee member, please contact us directly at info@sebiologists.org, or contact one of our officers
 
Below you will find descriptions of each ASB committee. Please indicate your interest in committing your personal time to the success of each committee so that we can begin assembling our team for the coming year. 

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Please read through the committee descriptions below, and select all options that best meet your interests. 
Would you serve on the ASB Archives Committee? The President with approval of the Executive Committee shall establish an Archives Office consisting of an Archivist, Associate Archivist, and assistant Archivist each serving a 2-year term. At the close of the Archivist’s term, the Associate Archivist assumes that position, and the Assistant becomes the Associate Archivist. The President and Executive Committee can reappoint the former Archivist to the position of Assistant Archivist or appoint someone from the membership to fill that position. The Archives Office shall be custodian of the permanent records or archives and, with the approval of the Executive Committee, make appropriate arrangements for the collection, care, and maintenance of such records.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Archives Committee? The President with approval of the Executive Committee shall establish an Archives Office consisting of an Archivist, Associate Archivist, and assistant Archivist each serving a 2-year term. At the close of the Archivist’s term, the Associate Archivist assumes that position, and the Assistant becomes the Associate Archivist. The President and Executive Committee can reappoint the former Archivist to the position of Assistant Archivist or appoint someone from the membership to fill that position. The Archives Office shall be custodian of the permanent records or archives and, with the approval of the Executive Committee, make appropriate arrangements for the collection, care, and maintenance of such records.

Would you serve on the ASB Committee on Human Diversity? The Committee on Human Diversity shall promote career opportunities in the biological sciences for women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities and implement programs to eliminate barriers that restrict the access of underrepresented groups to biological careers. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Committee on Human Diversity? The Committee on Human Diversity shall promote career opportunities in the biological sciences for women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities and implement programs to eliminate barriers that restrict the access of underrepresented groups to biological careers. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

Would you serve on the ASB Conservation Committee? The Conservation Committee shall accumulate facts about environmental issues; shall, where it deems appropriate, disseminate such information to the membership; and shall bring resolutions addressing issues of significance to the Executive Committee for presentation to the membership through the Resolutions Committee. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Conservation Committee? The Conservation Committee shall accumulate facts about environmental issues; shall, where it deems appropriate, disseminate such information to the membership; and shall bring resolutions addressing issues of significance to the Executive Committee for presentation to the membership through the Resolutions Committee. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

Would you serve on the ASB Education Committee? The Education Committee shall explore ways and means by which the Association might contribute to improve biological education at all levels. Where feasible, the committee shall organize symposia and workshops for the Annual Meeting designed to acquaint the membership with new pedagogy and critical issues in biological education. The committee shall have the responsibility for identifying an outstanding teacher to receive the Lucrecia Herr Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. The committee shall consist of six members appointed for terms of 3 years, with two members appointed annually and serving as Co-Chairs in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Education Committee? The Education Committee shall explore ways and means by which the Association might contribute to improve biological education at all levels. Where feasible, the committee shall organize symposia and workshops for the Annual Meeting designed to acquaint the membership with new pedagogy and critical issues in biological education. The committee shall have the responsibility for identifying an outstanding teacher to receive the Lucrecia Herr Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. The committee shall consist of six members appointed for terms of 3 years, with two members appointed annually and serving as Co-Chairs in the third year.

Would you serve on the ASB Graduate Student Support Award Committee? The Graduate Student Support Award Committee shall make monetary awards to assist graduate students to attend the Annual Meetings of ASB. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Graduate Student Support Award Committee? The Graduate Student Support Award Committee shall make monetary awards to assist graduate students to attend the Annual Meetings of ASB. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

Would you serve on the ASB Meritorious Teaching Award Committee? The Meritorious Teaching Award Committee may each year select for the award a member of the Association who has taught biology for at least ten years in any college or university represented in the Association and has been a member of the Association for at least ten years. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Meritorious Teaching Award Committee? The Meritorious Teaching Award Committee may each year select for the award a member of the Association who has taught biology for at least ten years in any college or university represented in the Association and has been a member of the Association for at least ten years. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

Would you serve on the ASB Poster and Presentation Awards Committee? The Poster Awards Committee may each year select a recipient of the Association Poster Award for the meritorious presentation of original research by members at the Annual Meeting. The committee shall consist of six members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Co-Chairs in the third year. One poster award and one presentation award will be given out for each of the following categories: Cell and Molecular Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology, and Microbiology. This committee is responsible for coordinating and undertaking all judging efforts at the annual meeting, and members are therefore expected to be present at the annual meeting.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Poster and Presentation Awards Committee? The Poster Awards Committee may each year select a recipient of the Association Poster Award for the meritorious presentation of original research by members at the Annual Meeting. The committee shall consist of six members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Co-Chairs in the third year. One poster award and one presentation award will be given out for each of the following categories: Cell and Molecular Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology, and Microbiology. This committee is responsible for coordinating and undertaking all judging efforts at the annual meeting, and members are therefore expected to be present at the annual meeting.

Would you serve on the ASB [Senior] Research Award Committee?  [Formerly known as The Senior Research Awards Committee] This committee may each year select a recipient for the meritorious presentation of original research by a member (student members excluded) at the Annual Meeting. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB [Senior] Research Award Committee?  [Formerly known as The Senior Research Awards Committee] This committee may each year select a recipient for the meritorious presentation of original research by a member (student members excluded) at the Annual Meeting. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

Would you serve on the ASB Student Research Award Committee? The Student Research Awards Committee may each year select the recipients of the Association Student Research Prizes for the meritorious presentation of original research by a student member at the Annual Meeting. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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* Would you serve on the ASB Student Research Award Committee? The Student Research Awards Committee may each year select the recipients of the Association Student Research Prizes for the meritorious presentation of original research by a student member at the Annual Meeting. The committee shall consist of three members appointed for terms of 3 years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year.

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