Call for nominations to elected positions on Council, Committees and Divisions

Participation in Council, Committees and Divisions offers an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the activities of the Society, and to gain exposure to new experiences and professional development.

We currently have vacancies from 2018 for Council-appointed positions on:

  • Chair-Elect – Scientific Conferences Committee
Chair of Scientific Conferences Committee job description


Scientific Conferences Committee Terms of Reference


  • Chair-Elect – Policy Committee
Chair of Policy Committee job description


Policy Committee Terms of Reference


There are also other vacancies coming up from 2018 for Elected Members on Council, Policy Committee, Professional Development Committee, Publishing Committee and the Early Career Microbiologists' (ECM) Forum Executive Committee, as well as for specific areas on all of the Divisions.

Job descriptions
Chair of ECM Executive Committee job description


ECM EC Committee Representatives job description


Terms of reference
Professional Development Committee Terms of Reference

Nomination forms
Chair of Policy Committee nomination form


Chair of Scientific Conferences Committee nomination form


Chair of ECM Executive Committee nomination form


Council nomination form


Committee nomination form


Division nomination form


Please see individual nomination forms for details on the requirements for the positions. Nominations should be submitted to no later than 28 April 2017. Candidate information and voting will take place in May 2017.

Any enquiries on any of the vacancies should also be directed to