Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


APECS has grown continuously and rapidly since it was formed in 2007, with numerous National Committees being established. In 2014, APECS leadership recognized the need for a guiding document to help our many National Committees better understand and maximize their relationships within the APECS community. The document was updated in 2018 to reflect the changing realities and needs of APECS.

Appendix 2: Guidelines for APECS National Committees

Developed During the 2013-2014 APECS term by the Executive Committee, the Council and the Membership Involvement Committee consisting of National Committee representatives. Updated in the 2017-2018 term by the APECS Council (including National Committee representatives) and the Executive Committee.

Initially approved by the Council on September 9, 2014. Revision approved by the Council on 20 September 2018.


Appendix 2 was unanimously added to the APECS Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure initially on September 9, 2014 by the APECS Council. 

APECS Executive Committee 2013-2014 and APECS Council 2013-2014

A revised version was was approved by the APECS 2017-2018 Council on September 20, 2018: 

APECS Executive Committee 2017-2018 and APECS Council 2017-2018

The guidelines take affect immediately.

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