Leadership

The society has eleven leadership positions. The positions are open to anyone. Three out of the eleven positions must be held by early career researchers.

Roles

Board members

Past president: Not selected for 2021

President: Lassi Paavolainen

Vice President: Juan Caicedo

Symposium organizer: To be selected

Event officer: Florian Heigwer

Communications officer: Paula A. Marin Zapata

Industry liaison: Santosh Hariharan

Operations officer: Gregory Way

Education/ outreach officer: Tom Nijhof

Society liaison: Osheen Sharma

Resource officer: Loan Vuillard

Election process

Vice President

Should be a current board member. The candidate nominates theirself by emailing the President. The President then sends out a list to the Board to vote on. If it’s a tie, the President decides.

Other positions

Anyone can nominate themselves, or others (in which case the board will confirm their interest) by emailing cytodata.info@gmail.com. The nominee provides a 3-sentence summary of qualifications and interest, and the Communication Officer send out a list for the Society to vote on. Majority of votes wins; if it’s a tie the Board will vote.