SSURF Board of Directors Nominations Now Being Accepted

Deadline: September 15, 2023

Board Nominations Form

The Society for Science at User Research Facilities is seeking nominations for the Board of Directors. All members and supporters of SSURF are eligible to be nominated. Deadline September 15, 2023.

Terms for Directors are 3 years, beginning in November 2023. including opportunities to lead subcommittees and participate as an officer on the Board Executive Committee. A primary responsibility of each Board Director is to participate in the development of policy and strategic decision-making.  Another key responsibility is to be active on an ongoing basis in a subcommittee of the Board. Also, Directors are expected to participate in Board meetings held virtually for an hour each month.

For further details, please contact us here

Along with our ongoing activities, additional goals for 2024 include:

  • Site visits and in-person gatherings of facility staff and users, elected officials, and technology professionals
  • Expanding our online resources and frequency of short virtual meetings among users
  • Advocating for user facilities in Washington D.C. meetings with agency, administration and elected officials
  • Participating in national conferences to spotlight members and users
  • Working on cross-facility standards (i.e. FAIR, training reciprocity, DOIs) to help streamline User and Facility efficacy

Our Board of Directors will play a central role in this important work, your interest is appreciated!

Please note: you may choose to volunteer on a committee without being a nominee or elected Board member. Contact us if interested to volunteer


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