Official notice about the election of Panel Directors

Members of the Japan Neuroscience Society,

President of the Japan Neuroscience Society
Keiji Tanaka

As the term of current Directors will be completed at the end of December 2016, new Panel Directors for the next term (from January 2017 to December 2019) will be selected by a general voting by all Regular and Junior Members according to the following schedule.

April 20, 2016 to May 20, 2016: Invitation of candidates
May 20, 2016 to August 22, 2015: Recommendations by the Nominating Committee, the determination by the Board of Directors, and preparations of the voting
August 22, 2016 to September 20, 2016: General voting at the society web site

Candidates will be the Regular or Junior Members who have stood by herself/himself, those recommended by Regular or Junior Members, and those recommended by the Nominating Committee. Applications/recommendations are now invited. They should arrive at the Society Secretariat by the end of May 20, 2016, either by email attachment or mail. The Secretariat will acknowledge the email applications/recommendations by return emails by 5 pm May 23, 2016. If you have not received an acknowledgement of your email recommendation, please contact with the Secretariat by the noon of May 23, 2016. Please note that the consecutive terms of a person as Panel Director are restricted by the Bylaws to up to two.

Self-standing application should have the following information:
*The name, affiliation and Panel of the candidate

Recommendation should have the following items:
*The names, affiliations and seals of no fewer than three Regular or Junior Members who recommend the candidate
*A letter, by the candidate, of agreement to be a candidate