Election

2018 Election Winners 

Congratulations to the Society for Cryobiology 2018 election winners for Governor:

  • Rob Ben (re-elected)
  • Estefania Paredes
  • Gang Zhao 

Rob, Estefania, and Gang will begin their three year term as Governor in January 2019. 

To see what these new Governors have in store for the Society, you can re-read their vision statements here.

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2018 Election


Top: John G. Baust, Rob Ben, Ali Eroglu
Botton: Xiaoming "Shawn" He, Peter Kilbride, Estefania Paredes, Gang Zhao

This year's Society for Cryobiology election will be held October 15-29, 2018.  The election is for three Governor-at-Large positions for a three year term, commencing January 2019 and ending December 2021.

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Election 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 election for 3 governors 2019-2021


The nominations committee is now inviting nominations from all Society members in good standing for the position of Governor 2019-2021. There are 3 posts available. 

Please register your interest in standing for election with Nicole Evans by June 1, 2018. A detailed biography and candidate statement outlining your vision for the Society will be requested thereafter. 

The 2018 nominating committee is: 
Adam Higgins (Chair; President-Elect)
Dayong Gao (President)
Greg Fahy (Governor)
Erik Woods (Governor)
Ido Braslavsky (Governor)

Please note all nominations are subject to approval by the nominations committee. This does not affect your right to nomination by petition as outlined in the society's bylaws

Election Results: Officers and Governors Announced!

President-Elect and chair of the nominating committee, Dayong Gao, offers his congratulations to the winning candidates of the Society for Cryobiology election. 

After you've read all about the winners, please take a moment to renew your membership for 2018, if you have not already done so. 



Winning Candidates: 
President-Elect, Adam Higgins; Secretary, Yuksel Agca; Treasurer, Zhiquan (Andy) Shu
Governors, Ido Braslavsky, Igor Katkov, and Erik Woods 

The Society for Cryobiology's new President-Elect is Adam Higgins. Adam is Associate Professor in the School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University, where his current research focuses on the development of mathematical optimization strategies for the design of preservation procedures, and microfluidic processes for cell preservation.







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Meet Your Election Candidates


First Row: Adam Higgins, Tiantian Zhang, Zhiquan (Andy) Shu, Yuansheng (Tony) Tan
Second Row: Yuksel Agca, Ido Braslavsky, Ram Devireddy, Igor Katkov
Third Row: Peter Kilbride, Krishnaa Mahbubani, Estefania Paredes, Barbara Reed
Fourth Row: Peter Wilson, Erik Woods, Gang Zhao

This year's Society for Cryobiology election is for the elected executive officer positions of President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer for a two year term (2018-2019) and three Governor-at-Large positions for a three year term (2018-2020).

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The election will open for voting on Monday October 23, 2017 for a two week period. Voting will be online. All current members of the Society will receive an email containing their personalized voting link before the election opens. No log in is necessary as each personalized link provides you with a one time use election ballot. Please check your ballot carefully before you submit as you are not able to edit your vote once it has been submitted. If you have not received your voting link by the time the election has opened please check your spam/junk email folder and then contact Nicole Evans.

Voting will close 23:59 US/Eastern Monday November 6, 2017. 

The candidates in full are: 

President-Elect

  • Adam Higgins
  • Tiantian Zhang

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Do you have what it takes to govern the Society for Cryobiology?  

Nominations are now open for the following posts:

  • President-Elect (2018-2019)
  • Secretary (2018-2019)
  • Treasurer (2018-2019)
  • 3 Governors (2018-2020)

As part of the Society's move to a more open and transparent system of election and governance, the Board of Governors is now inviting nominations from all Society members in good standing for the officer and governor posts detailed above.

To declare your candidacy please email a detailed biography and candidate statement outlining your vision for the Society to Nicole Evans by August 1, 2017.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the roles and their responsibilities please don't hesitate to contact me at [email protected]

Please note all nominations are subject to final approval by the nominations committee. This does not affect your right to nomination by petition as outlined in the society's bylaws