Call for Nominations – ACSA Management Committee

ACSA is now calling for nominations for the Management Committee for a 2 year term commencing November 2021. 

Being on the ACSA Management Committee can be an extremely rewarding experience and bring a great deal of personal satisfaction. There are great opportunities to make new contacts, network with your peers and increase knowledge about citizen science and ACSA. 

Management Committee Members make a difference in the citizen science space by applying their experience, enthusiasm and by showing leadership. We also have a lot of fun!

There are five positions available:

* Chair
* General Member x 4

Terms are for two years (ie: November 2021 to November 2023).

We are looking for people who can contribute at a strategic and practical level to the association’s programs and activities and by building a strong, sustainable and dynamic Association. Specific skills and experience we are looking for in this year’s nominations are:

Chair:

  • leadership 
  • strategic planning
  • capacity or ability to solicit financial support
  • advocacy
  • networking & partnerships

General Members: 

  • grant writing
  • social media / communications
  • graphic design
  • public speaking

You must be an ACSA member to nominate or be nominated (join here if not yet a member). The terms of reference and basic responsibilities for these positions are available here.

Please understand that in nominating you are prepared to commit time to the activities of the Management Committee, including at least one Management Committee meeting per month, associated follow up activities together with representation on sub-committees.

Management Committee Elections – Key Dates 2021

Nominations open Wednesday 15th September
Nominations close Friday 15th October
Voting open Monday 18th November
Voting closes Friday 29th October and successful candidates will announced at the AGM from 12pm (AEDT) that day. 

More Information

Amy Slocombe
National Coordinator
Australian Citizen Science Association Inc.
Phone: 0423 902 810 Email: coordinator@citizenscience.org.au.

Please feel free to contact Amy if you would like any more information before applying. 

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