2020 ICIS Secretary, Council and Nominating Committee Election underway – Voting Deadline Friday, November 27th

Voting is currently open for the 2020 International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS) Secretary, Council Members and Nominating Committee Members election. The 2020 ICIS election allows you to vote for one (1) preferred candidate for the position of ICIS Secretary for a 2-year term, two (2) preferred candidates for the Council for 3 year terms and three (3) preferred candidates for the Nominating Committee, for 3 year terms. You can click on the “i” button next to each name on the ballot to view a mini-bio and profile picture. Your vote is important!

All Members in good standing shall have the right to vote in elections of the Society, to hold Society Office or Council membership or Committee membership. Any ICIS Members who have not received their online ballot through the society’s election contractor (electionbuddy.com), please contact Joan Oefner and she will send you your unique code to your ballot.

The Nominating Committee circulated the list of open positions to all ICIS members on September 22, 2020 with a deadline to submit nominations or express self-interest of October 2, 2020 when the time of open nominations closed.

Please participate in the Ballot and cast your votes online by Friday, November 27, 2020 (23:59 Eastern Time).

New members or lapsed members renewing before the voting deadline will be sent a ballot.

Secretary for a 2-year term beginning January, 2021

Candidates are presented alphabetically here (randomly on the e-ballot) — Select exactly 1 of 3 candidates or choose abstain to vote for none of the candidates. Candidate descriptions and goals for ICIS are detailed on the e-ballot.

Kate L. Jeffrey, PhD
Ignacio Moraga, PhD
Elia Tait Wojno, PhD

Council Member for a 3-year term beginning January, 2021

Candidates are presented alphabetically here (randomly on the e-ballot) — Select exactly 2 of 10 candidates or choose abstain to vote for none of the candidates. Candidate descriptions and goals for ICIS are detailed on the e-ballot.

Marco Binder, PhD
Clare Bryant, PhD
Wanjun Chen, MD
Meike Dittmann, PhD
Curt M. Horvath, PhD
Aaron Trent Irving, PhD
Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, PhD
Akinori Takaoka, MD, PhD
Michelle Tate, PhD
Stephanie S. Watowich, PhD

Nominating Committee for a 3-year term beginning January, 2021

Candidates are presented alphabetically here (randomly on the e-ballot) — Select exactly 3 of 6 candidates or choose abstain to vote for none of the candidates.

Liwu Li, PhD
Mihai G. Netea, MD, PhD
Claudia Nold, PhD
Nancy C. Reich Marshall, PhD
Stefan Rose-John, PhD
Andreas Wack, PhD