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Elections for 2006-2007 Terms


Every two years, IUPAC proceeds with the election of its officers and committee members. About 120 individuals are to be elected or reelected either as Titular Members, Associate Members, or National Representatives. Information concerning the voting process and the role of each kind of member is contained in the Union bylaws.

Any qualified individual who is interested in being nominated is invited to contact his/her National Adhering Organization (NAO) and/or the current committee officers. The next election will cover a two- or four-year term that will start in 2006. The following division committees and standing committees will all have vacancies: Physical and Biophysical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, Macromolecular, Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry and the Environment, Chemistry and Human Health, Chemical Nomenclature and Structure Representation, CHEMRAWN, Chemistry and Industry, Chemistry Education, Interdivisional Committee on Terminology, Nomenclature and Symbols, and Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications.

As part of the nomination procedure, NAOs are invited to submit curriculum vitaes for each nominee to the IUPAC Secretariat no later than 15 December 2004. Elections for each division committee will then take place during the first half of 2005. The 2006-2007 memberships for all committees will be finalized during the next General Assembly in August 2005.

Individuals interested in becoming officers on the IUPAC Bureau should contact his/her NAO. Nominations for officers have a different timeline and can only be made by an NAO. Elections will take place at the Council Meeting during the next General Assembly.

Contact information for all NAOs and division and standing committee officers are available on the IUPAC Web site, or upon request at the IUPAC Secretariat (E-mail <[email protected]> ; tel.: +1 919 485 8700; fax +1 919 485 8706).


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