ESA Committee Vacancies

ESA is soliciting volunteers for the committee vacancies listed below. 

All committee appointments will be confirmed by Branch and Section leadership no later than October 26.  

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Awards & Honors Committee:

The purpose of this committee is to oversee the awards program of the Society and to facilitate recognition of outstanding achievements in entomology. This committee has a 3-year term of service. Key responsibilities include, soliciting judges for awards, serving as a process coach, attending monthly calls, and helping to elevate the success of ESA Awards. 

  • Eastern Branch Representative 
  • MUVE Section Representative 
  • Pacific Branch Representative 
  • PBT Section Representative 
  • Southwestern Branch Representative 
  • SysEB Section Representative 

Committee on Diversity & Inclusion:

The Committee will propose resources, programs, and services that will maximize D&I support among ESA members and increase the cultural competency of ESA members. This committee has a 2 year term of service.

  • Eastern Branch Representative 
  • International Branch Representative 
  • North Central Branch Representative 
  • P-IE Section Representative 
  • Southwestern Branch Representative 
  • SysEB Section Representative 

Committee on Entomology Games:

The purpose of this committee is to plan and run the Entomology Games at the ESA Annual Meeting, with consistent rules, procedures, and fair and interesting questions. This committee has a 3 year term of service.

  • International Branch Representative
  • MUVE Section Representative 
  • PBT Section Representative
  • P-IE Section Representative

Early Career Professionals Committee:

The Committee is the vehicle for recognizing the perspectives of and experiences of the Student Transition and Early Professional population and helps develop our next generation of ESA leaders. This committee has a 3 year term of service.

  • North Central Branch Representative 
  • Southeastern Branch Representative 

Education & Outreach Committee:

The purpose of this Committee is to provide leadership and guidance to the Society in entomological education and outreach. This committee has a 3 year term of service.

  • International Branch Representative 
  • Pacific Branch Representative 
  • Southeastern Branch Representative 
  • Southwestern Branch Representative 
  • SysEB Section Representative 

Science Policy Committee:

The committee works closely with the Governing Board and ESA's advocacy firm in Washington, DC, to set the Society's public policy agenda. This committee has a 3-year term of service.

  • Eastern Branch Representative 
  • MUVE Section Representative 
  • Pacific Branch Representative 
  • PBT Section Representative 

Student Affairs Committee:

The purpose of this Committee is to stimulate interest in student participation in the Society and to advise the Governing Board on matters of interest to Student Members. This committee has a 2 year term of service.

  • Eastern Branch Representative 
  • International Branch Representative  
  • MUVE Section Representative 
  • PBT Section Representative 

MUVE Section Governing Council:

The MUVE Governing Council (GC) is responsible for the running of the section. The Nominations Chair helps the GC identify qualified candidates for open MUVE positions. The Communiactions Chair assists with other communications needs of the section which includes the bimonthly newsletter. Each has a 3-year term of service. 

  • MUVE Section Nominations Chair  
  • MUVE Section Communications Chair  

Presidential Committee Positions

Members are named to the committee for a minimum of one-year with the potential for renewal. New this year, ESA is soliciting applications for individuals interested in serving on one of the below committees. 

Committee on Canvassing for Awards and Honors

The purpose of this committee is to be a champion for all honors and awards of the Society. The committee will encourage the nomination and recognition of diverse candidates to reflect the full scope and breadth of the membership within the discipline. 

Committee on Leadership Development

The purpose of this committee is to encourage and develop current and future leaders for Society wide service through programming, outreach, and mentoring. The committee will support the development of diverse candidates for office who have the skills, knowledge, and networks for service at a variety of Societal levels.

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