Proposed Changes to the Southeastern Branch Constitution

During the final business meeting of the 2021 meeting, those in attendance voted to forward the following constitutional amendments to the full membership for voting. Voting will take place electronically in late spring 2021, dates will be announced when they are finalized. If you have any questions, please contact SEB Past President, John Adamczyk or President-Elect, Amanda Hodges.

ESA Branch Officer Nominations

The following Branches are soliciting officer nominations for the 2023 Branch elections: Eastern Branch, North Central Branch, Pacific Branch, Southeastern Branch, and Southwestern Branch. Members interested in running for one of the following offices are welcome to nominate themselves or someone they believe is deserving of leadership.

ESA Committee Vacancies

ESA is soliciting volunteers for the committee vacancies listed below. 

All committee appointments will be confirmed by Branch and Section leadership no later than October 26.  

Proposed Changes to the Pacific Branch Bylaws

Please review the proposed changes to the Pacific Branch Constitution and Bylaws. These proposed amendments will require a positive vote of at least 2/3 of those casting votes. Voting will take place electronically in conjunction with the Branch officer elections. The changes noted here have been approved by the PB Executive Committee prior to submission to the general membership for a full vote. If you have any questions, please contact PB President, Alix Whitener.

Andrew Short

Andrew Short, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and curator of entomology at the University of Kansas. He earned a B.S. from the University of Delaware (2002) and a Ph.D. from Cornell University (2007) before arriving at Kansas in 2008. Dr. Short’s research program focuses broadly on the diversity and evolution of aquatic insects and the biodiversity of South America.