ESA Committee Vacancies

ESA is soliciting volunteers for the committee vacancies listed below. Members interested in serving in one or more of these capacities should complete the ESA Volunteer Committee Interest Form.

The deadline to complete this form is September 17 by 11:59 PM Eastern Time US. All committee appointments will be confirmed no later than October 12.

Awards & Honors Committee:

The purpose of this committee is to oversee the awards program of the Society and to facilitate recognition of outstanding achievement in entomology. This committee has a 3 year term of service.

  • International Branch Representative
  • North Central Branch 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.

  • North Central Branch Representative (this is a mid-term vacancy with a duration of 1 year) 
  • Pacific Branch Representative
  • Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology Representative
  • Southeastern Branch Representative

Committee on The 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 diverse questions. This committee has a 3 year term of service.

  • Pacific Branch 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.

  • International Branch Representative (this is a mid-term vacancy with a duration of 2 years)  
  • Southwestern 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.

  • Eastern Branch Representative 
  • Medical, Urban & Veterinary Entomology Representative 
  • North Central Branch 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.

  • Plant-Insect Ecosystems Representative
  • Southeastern Branch 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.

  • North Central Branch Representative
  • Southeastern Branch Representative
  • Southwestern Branch Representative
  • Systematics, Evolution & Biodiversity Representative

Presidential Committee Positions

These committees were commissioned through 2022. 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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