Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

 

Executive Committee 2017 2018The APECS Executive Committee (ExCom) is responsible for working with our members, advisors and partner organizations to continue to develop our organization to be a resource for early career scientists interested in the polar and cryospheric regions. It works closely with the APECS International Directorate Office and is responsible for guiding our organization, helping to set priorities, assuring the directions and goals of APECS, making decisions on the approval of new projects and Council members and representing APECS at events around the world. The ExCom is composed of 5 positions, elected by the Council. The President is elected from within the ExCom. All other members of the ExCom are considered Vice-Presidents of APECS and carry the responsibilities of any organizational Vice President. The APECS Executive Committee Charter outlines the tasks and responsibilities of the APECS ExCom. The possibility to apply for APECS ExCom is announced on the APECS website every year in July and the election is held within the APECS Council in September. 

The ExCom meets via online calls every two weeks throughout the year and you can read the summary of their meetings here.

Being a member of the Executive Committee is the highest and most work-intensive level of involvement in APECS and requires very good knowledge of the organization, its procedures, projects and events. Involvement in the ExCom gives its members the opportunity to enhance their skills and experience on this dynamic committee, as well as put their own individual mark on the administration and future promotion of our unique polar organisation. APECS members can gain experience needed for the ExCom by getting involved in the APECS Council or an APECS National Committee within their country of residence. 

View the members of the current Executive Committee below. You can also find the list of members of our past Executive Committees since the creation of APECS.

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APECS Executive Committee 2019-2020

Past APECS Executive Committees

APECS Executive Committee Charter

The APECS Executive Committee is responsible for guiding the organization, helping to set priorities, and make sure we are working closely with partners to help our members. The Charter outlines the tasks and responsibilities of the APECS Executive Committee. The APECS Executive Committee Charter was first created and approved by the 2008-2009 APECS Executive Committee and last updated by the 2016-2017 APECS Executive Committee

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APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
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Germany
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