Nominations Sought for Sigma Xi Elections

July 10, 2018

Sigma Xi is accepting nominations through August 10 for members who can serve in leadership positions. Open positions include regional and constituency directors, regional and constituency associate directors, and members of the Committee on Nominations. If you're interested in volunteering for a position, or would like to nominate a member, email

The Committee on Nominations has put forth nominees for president-elect. 

All active Sigma Xi members are encouraged to vote in the Society’s 2018 elections. Voting takes place online and opens at 8 a.m. EST on October 29. Active members will receive an email from that day with instructions on how to vote. The polls will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 27. 

Active members may vote for president-elect and other open positions in the region and constituency assigned to their chapter. Members-at-large will vote for open positions in the Membership-at-Large Constituency.

The Society will announce the results on its website, Members with questions or concerns should contact the executive office by emailing or calling (800) 243-6534.

Open positions in this election are the following:



Directors (three-year term)

North Central Region (NC)
Southwest Region (SW)
Comprehensive Colleges/Universities Constituency (CM)
Area Groups/Industries/Federal/State Labs Constituency (MI)

Associate Directors (three-year term except for Area Groups/Industries/Federal/State Labs Constituency): 

Mid-Atlantic Region (MA)
Northeast Region (NE)
Baccalaureate Colleges Constituency (BA)
Canadian/International Constituency (CI)
Area Group/Industries/Federal/State Labs Constituency (two-year term) (MI)

Representatives for the Committee on Nominations (three-year term except for Baccalaureate Constituency): 

Northwest Region (NW)
Southeast Region (SE)
Research and Doctoral Constituency (RD)
Membership-at-Large Constituency (MAL)
Baccalaureate Colleges Constituency (one- year term) (BA)

Information about the candidates will be available in late August on the Sigma Xi website.

More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety