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Nominate GPER Executive Committee members by July 31

By Stephanie Chasteen posted 06-15-2022 18:10

The APS Topical Group in Physics Education Research (GPER) Nominating Committee is seeking your assistance in identifying a diverse slate of outstanding candidates to run for leadership positions within the GPER Executive Committee. Serving on the GPER Executive Committee offers an opportunity to influence the direction of PER within the physics community through grants, conferences, and fellowships, and to ensure a strong future for PER.

Current positions open for nomination:
  • Vice-Chair (term length: 1 year/ 4 years of service); The member elected as Vice Chair shall serve in that office for one year, then for one year as Chair-Elect, then for one year as Chair of the executive committee, and finally, one year as Past Chair
  • Member-at-Large (term length: 2 years)
  • Early Career Member-at-Large (terminal degree within past 5 years; term length: 2 years)
  • Graduate Student Member-at-Large (term length: 1 year)
  • Secretary/Treasurer (term length: 3 years)

The positions will be filled through an election by the membership of the GPER. Elected candidates will begin their terms January 1, 2023. Current officers are listed on the [GPER website|], as are officer duties and responsibilities within the unit bylaws. New bylaws are in the process of being adopted; current and proposed bylaws can be found [here|].

*Deadline for nominations: July 31, 2022.*

Nominations should be submitted to Leslie Atkins ([|]), and should include supportive remarks as well as contact information for each potential candidate. Self-nominations are welcome. Please use "GPER Nomination" in the subject line.