Call for Nominations: 2021 Elections

December 22, 2020

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is seeking nominations for qualified candidates to fill the president-elect, treasurer positions, and vacancies for representation of regions and constituencies for terms beginning July 1, 2022.  Only active full members of Sigma Xi are eligible to run for office. An inactive member may become active at any time through payment of current dues.

Election to treasurer carries a full 4-year term beginning July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2026. Election to president-elect carries a full 3-year term, each year with distinct title, duties, and responsibilities. Failure to complete any part of the 3-year term will end the term in full: President-elect: July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023, President:  July 1, 2023 – June 2024, Immediate past-president: July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025.

The following positions carry a 3-year term beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2025. 

Board of Directors

- North Central Region 
- Southwest Region 
- Area Groups, Industries, State & Federal Labs Constituency Group 
- Comprehensive Colleges & Universities Constituency Group 

Associate Directors

- Northeast Region 
- Baccalaureate Colleges Constituency Group
- Canadian/International Group Constituency Group 
- Mid-Atlantic Region 

Committee on Nominations

3-year term beginning immediately following the 2021 elections

- Membership-at-Large Constituency Group 
- Research & Doctoral Universities Constituency Group 
- Northwest Region 
- Southeast Region

Self-nominations are welcomed and will be considered. The election will take place immediately following Sigma Xi’s Annual Meeting in November 2021.

Learn about the duties and responsibilities of each position and review Sigma Xi’s bylaws for more information.

Nomination Requirements

  1. Only active full members of Sigma Xi are eligible for office. An inactive member may become active at any time through payment of current dues.
  2. Nominations for the president-elect and treasurer positions are due by March 1, 2021.
  3. Nominations for the directors, associate directors, and Committee on Nominations are due by June 30, 2021.
  4. Nominations should be submitted to

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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