Self-nominations or nominations by third party are equally acceptable by the executive committee.

Position description: Duties associated with the President-Elect position include, but are not limited to:

1) Run the judging of student poster and platform presentations at the 2016 International Congress on the Biology of Fishes

2) Solicit and assist in evaluating nominations for the Physiology Section Award of Excellence

3) Solicit and assist in evaluating abstracts from individuals competing for student travel awards

4) Become an active member of the Physiology Section Executive Committee

Term of office: The office of President-Elect is a two-year term that will be followed by a two-year term as Section President. The term as President-Elect will begin at the 11th International Congress on the Biology of Fishes which will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 3-7 August 2014.

Qualifications: The President-Elect shall be a member of both the American Fisheries Society and the Physiology Section of AFS.

Deadline and contact information: The deadline for nominations to be received is March 1, 2014. Nominations or additional inquiries regarding the position can be sent via email to Mark Shrimpton at: