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2018 Psychonomic Society Governing Board Election
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2018 Governing Board Election Ballot
Only 2017 Fellows, Members, and Emeriti may vote.

Election Closed
The deadline was July 31, 2017.

Nominations and elections in the Psychonomic Society are governed by the Article V: Elections of its Bylaws. Bylaws direct that there shall be a Nominations Committee that prepares a slate with six candidates for two positions on the Governing Board. This is done by the Secretary canvassing the membership for nominations of Fellows or Emeritus Fellows to serve on the Governing Board. Each Member may nominate up to four persons. The names of the three persons who receive the greatest number of nominations, and who signify their willingness to serve, shall be placed on an election ballot. The Nominations Committee will select an additional three candidates (who may also be persons nominated by the membership) to be placed on the ballot.

Nomination Period - CLOSED
The nominating period for members to serve on the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society opened April 13 and closed May 15. The terms run 2018-2023. Nominees must be Fellows or Emeritus Fellows of the Society and cannot include any of the current members of the Governing Board. Student members are unable to submit nominations or vote in the election.

Governing Board Member Duties
The Governing Board works throughout the year. The duties of the Governing Board include chairing and serving on committees, attending meetings, and participating in email discussions and votes. There are two in-person meetings during the year, one in the summer (usually in July) and one that is held the day before the Annual Meeting in November. There is one annual teleconference meeting in the spring (usually in April). Email discussions and votes occur frequently through the year, between meetings.

You may nominate up to four Fellows or Emeritus Fellows for the Governing Board. The three nominees receiving the greatest number of nominations are automatically placed on the ballot. An additional three are selected by the Nominations Committee. Thus, the final ballot to be submitted for vote by the membership will include six nominees for two Governing Board positions.

Submitting Nominations - CLOSED
In making your nominations, you are especially encouraged to consider individuals from underrepresented groups. You may nominate yourself and you are free to encourage colleagues to nominate anyone that you consider particularly well-suited to play a leadership role in governing the Psychonomic Society. We encourage you to participate in the nominating process as the Society is in an exciting period of change with many new initiatives under way.

The nominating period closed on May 15, we encourage you to submit your nominations as soon as possible. If you wish to encourage others to nominate you or another person, in your email - please remind them to use their own nominations form to make their nominations.

If you are an Associate Editor of one of our journals, you may not run for a Board position unless you agree to resign your journal position if elected.

Voting opened on June 26, 2017. Only 2017 Fellows, Members, and Emeriti may vote. The deadline to vote is July 31, 2017. Ballots were sent by email. If you are a 2017 Fellow, Member, Emeritus Member, log in to vote here. Your ballot can be used only once and should only be used by you. Do not forward your ballot.

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Governing Board
Member History


Cathleen Moore (Chair)
University of Iowa, USA

Judith Kroll
University of California, Riverside, USA

Max Coltheart
Macquarie University, Australia

Robert Logie
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Steven Luck
University of California, Davis, USA

Kathleen Rastle
University of London, United Kingdom



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