Southeastern Estuarine Research Society
The Secretary, Treasurer, and Graduate Student Representative positions on the SEERS Board of Directors are up for election, with the positions beginning at the 2017 Spring Meeting (which will be organized by the current Board). All of these positions are for 2-year terms with the expectation of attending all 3 regional meetings during that time.
SEERS is a volunteer organization that needs people to serve on the Board and help the organization prosper. It is a very rewarding endeavor and looks great on your resume and/or tenure package. The student representative must be a post-baccalaureate student who has completed at least one academic year toward an advanced degree. If you are a first year student now, then you do qualify. The student representative receives a SEERS travel award of $150 for each regional meeting.
You can nominate yourself or someone else. If you nominate someone else, please first check with them that they are willing to serve. Please contact Past-President Geno Olmi with nominations or questions by March 1, 2017.
Our next meeting will be held jointly with the Benthic Ecology Meeting in Myrtle Beach, SC, April 12-16, 2017, and will be hosted by Coastal Carolina University. The SEERS portion of the meeting will be held April 13-15, 2017. Check back here soon for information about SEERS registration.
On behalf of all the members of SEERS, I thank outgoing Past President Robert Virnstein and outgoing Program Chair Loren Mathews for their service to our society. After this election, our recent President, Geno Olmi, becomes the Past President. Thanks to Geno for guiding our Society for the past two years.
Erik Smith, incoming SEERS President