ESA Branch Officer Nominations

The following Branches are soliciting officer nominations for the 2021 Branch elections: Eastern Branch, North Central Branch, Southeastern Branch, and Southwestern Branch. Members interested in running for one of the following offices are welcome to nominate themselves. Any questions about the roles and responsibilities for the officer positions should be directed to the Branch Executive Committee. 

ESA Committee Vacancies

ESA is soliciting volunteers for the committee vacancies listed below. Members interested in serving in one or more of these capacities should contact their Branch or Section leaders.

It is recommended you contact your Branch or Section leaders as soon as possible as all committee appointments will be confirmed no later than October 31.

Proposed Changes to the Pacific Branch Bylaws

In the opening business meeting of our 2021 meeting in Hawaii, we will be discussing and voting on the following proposed changes to our bylaws. These will require a positive vote of at least 2/3 at the business meeting. Please review the proposed changes in advance of the meeting so that we can act on the proposed amendments at the meeting. The changes have been approved by the PB Executive Committee prior to submission to the general membership for a full vote.

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.