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Call for Nominations IEEE Nanotechnology Council 2021 VP Publications

EXTENDED – Nominations due September 18

Nanotechnology Council Seeking Nominations for 2021 VP Publications

As a result of a vacancy after the Annual Meeting elections, the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is seeking nominations for Vice-President for Publications to fill the remaining year (2021) of the term of office.

This position will start effective 1-January-2021. Note that the regular election cycle for VP Publications will be at the 2021 NTC Annual Meeting in July for the term from 2022-23. The incumbent VP in this case can stand for election to a full term at that time.

Nominations should include a statement from the candidate and a bio in IEEE format. The deadline for nomination is Sept. 18, 2020 August 31, 2020. See announcement on NTC website (The nomination form is attached, or can be downloaded here. Fill out and return page 7 with supporting information.

The Vice-President for Publications chairs the Publications Committee, which provides direction for the publication activities of the Council. The VP Publications considers, with the participation of the Publications Committee, the publication needs of the Council and proposes to the NTC AdCom the creation, cancellation, expansion, or contraction of Council publications.  The Editors-in-chief of each NTC publication shall apprise the VP Publications of policy matters such as the designation and development of special issues, recommendation for a change in the number of published pages, and the appointment of Associate Editors. The Publications and Nominations and Appointments Committees advise the NTC President in the appointment of the Editor‑in‑chiefs, with the consent of the AdCom.

Candidates are nominated from current AdCom members or from those past members who have served as Member Society-appointed or ex-officio AdCom members within the previous five years.

Note: No self-nominations. Nominations may be made only by AdCom members.

Note: An individual may not serve concurrently as both a Council officer and a Council Member Society representative.

Please email the nominations to Tommy Tzeng, Chair, NTC Nominations Committee at by midnight Taipei TIme (Noon EDT) on Sept. 18, 2020 August 31, 2020.

The election will be held by online ballot of the voting members of the Council AdCom per NTC Constitution article C7.5:

C7.5    Business Conducted by Telecommunication
Business of the Council may be transacted by correspondence, or other telecommunication means when in the opinion of the President matters requiring action can be adequately handled in that manner.  All voting members of the Council should be informed of such interim actions, and a majority of the Council must be reached for ratification of the actions, if balloting is necessary, unless otherwise provided by the Constitution or Bylaws.


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