The EMCA board, represented by some of the most experienced mosquito control professionals and scientists in Europe, strives to get young professionals and scientists involved in the running of this valuable association available to public and private bodies.
The Board is composed of 9 members.
The seven voting members of the Board are the acting President, the past President, the President-elect, and four members, all seven elected for a two-year term. The two non-voting members of the Board are the Executive Officer and the Treasurer who are elected for a three-year term.
The main duty of the executive officer is to perform and organize any action called for by the Board such as current activities, to further the development of the EMCA, and to coordinate the objectives, policies, responsibilities and services of the EMCA. The Treasurer of the EMCA is called to manage all the financial matters of the organization, always in consultation with the Board and the Executive Officer. For further information on the duties of these two positions, you can check the bylaws.
According to our bylaws the Executive Officer and the Treasurer shall be elected for a three-year term by the AGM and their re-election is possible.
All members in good standing have the right to candidate for the position of Executive Director and/or Treasurer.
The time has now come to initiate the ballots for electing our Executive Officer and the Treasurer.
All members in good stantding have the right to candidate for the postition of Executive Director and / or Treasurer of the EMCA. Any member who wishes to candidate should send an email to the EMCA office (firstname.lastname@example.org) indicating her/his willingness to run for the above mentioned positions attaching a short CV and a photo.
As already announced in the newsletter from the 30/01/2018, the procedure is as follows:
· Call for candidates: 30/01/2018- 28/02/2018
· Election-inauguration: 05/03/2018, Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting will take place during the 2018 EMCA’s Workshop which will be held at Speyer 05-06/03/2018.
In case a member of the EMCA is unable to attend a meeting, she or he may give written delegation (please announce per e-mail also to email@example.com) of his voting privileges to another member of the EMCA. No member shall receive more than two proxies.