Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

Executive Committee 2017 2018The elections for the 2018 - 2019 APECS Executive Committee will be held in September 2018 (application deadline 7 September) for the term from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019.

APPLY for the APECS Executive Committee to help shape our organisation over the next year and help influence the future of polar research!

The APECS Executive Committee consists of five members, who are elected by the APECS Council to manage the day-to-day decisions of the organization. You can find information about the APECS Executive Committee on the APECS website including some general information, the list of current ExCom members; as well as summaries of their meeting notes

Elections timeline:

  • 7 September 2018 at 23:59 GMT: application deadline
  • 10 - 18 September 2018: Review period within the APECS Council including Q&A call with APECS Council and ExCom applicants
  • 19 - 23 September 2018: Voting period within the APECS Council
  • 24 - 30 September 2018: Final vote count, review of results, transition process
  • 1 October 2018: Announcement of the 2018 - 2019 APECS Executive Committee and President


Who is eligible to apply?

The Executive Committee is a rewarding, but high-paced and work intensive committee and its members must be willing and able to contribute actively throughout their term (except of course during e.g. field work, exam periods, holidays). This is why we require applicants to meet certain eligibility criteria:


How to apply?


What is the process for applicants after the applications deadline?


Applicants will be listed below in alphabetical order (by last name):

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
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