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Call for Nominations: SCB Freshwater Working Group Board

Nominations due by 26 October

Dear SCB FWWG members,

We invite you to submit nominations for the Freshwater Working Group (FWWG) Board of Directors by 26 October 2018. 

There are two Member-At-Large seats to be represented by SCB members, with preference given to members who reside in Africa, Asia, or our LACA Sections. All seats are open for two-year terms. We seek new members with experience and interest in: 1) leading initiatives that both reward and create opportunities for students or early career researchers; and 2) with experience leading group communications and outreach.

If you believe you would be a good candidate for one of these positions and would be willing to participate in at least 4 skype meetings per year, and 1 in person meeting every two years (at bi-annual ICCB meetings), please send (max 300 words) response to the form below by e-mail before 26 October 2018 to the FWWG Board and cc to FWWG President Please use “Freshwater Working Group Elections' in the email subject and be sure to state which position that the nomination is for.

Nomination Form – Board of Directors, Society for Conservation Biology – Freshwater Working Group (FWWG)

TERM: 1 January 2019 to 1 January 2021



Board Position (Board Member or President Elect):





Short biographical sketch of the nominee:


Freshwater Working Group (FWWG)

In 2003 at SCB's annual meeting in Duluth, Minnesota, the Freshwater Working Group was formed to help promote freshwater conservation concerns within the Society and the discipline at large.  

Freshwater Working Group Mission:

Promote effective freshwater ecosystem conservation, science and scholarship across the globe. The FWWG meets several times a year (by skype or in person), organizing symposia on freshwater issues and promoting community engagement in freshwater topics.

Freshwater Working Group Youtube Channel