2013 Election Results
Elected Officers & Councilors
Jason Stafford, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Nicole Levi-Polyachenko, PhD
Wake Forest University
Jennifer Yu, MD, PhD
Robert McGough, PhD
2014 STM Governing Council
President Robert Griffin, PhD - University
of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Cressman, MD, PhD - University of
President-Elect Jason Stafford,PhD - University of Texas MD
Anderson Cancer Center
Ivkov, MD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Haemmerich, PhD, DSc - Medical University of
Editor Mark Dewhirst, PhD, DVM - Duke
University Medical Center
Biology /Chemical Sciences
2014-2015 Nicole Levi-Polyachenko, PhD -
2013-2014 Stuart Calderwood, PhD - Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center
2014-2015 Jennifer Yu, MD, PhD - Cleveland
2013-2014 Barry Wilcox, MD, FACRO - Baylor
University Medical Center
2014-2015 Robert McGough, PhD Michigan
Christopher Brace, PhD, MSEE -
University of Wisconsin
This page contains information on volunteer opportunities to serve on the Governing Council. A Call for Nominations is issued in the fall followed by elections after the first of the year. The potential slate of candidates is reviewed by the Nominating Committee and presented to the Governing Council for final approval. Eligible voters – Active and Emeritus members in good standing – are then asked to vote in the annual election. Terms of service begin at the following STM Annual Meeting.
Call for Nominations: Officers and Councilors
The STM seeks candidates for Governing Council on an annual basis. If you are interested in running for an elected position, or if you would like to nominate a fellow member, please complete an online Nomination Form. You may also submit nominations to the STM Business Office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to 785-843-6153. Watch for announcements regarding the upcoming elections on the STM website, in the Temperature Matters e- newsletter, and via emailed Member Updates.
Online Nomination of Candidates
Deadline to submit Nominations is November 1
Society Bylaws call for automatic succession of the current President-Elect to President, and the current Vice President –Elect to President-Elect, unless they are unable to serve. Each year Active and Emeritus members elect the Vice President-Elect and one councilor for each of the three recognized disciplines: biological / chemistal sciences, clinical / medical sciences, engineering / physical sciences. Members will periodically be asked to vote for Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, who will shadow the current secretary treasurer for a year then serve as secretary/treasurer the following two years.
The Vice President-Elect vacancy will be filled by ACTIVE member candidates in good standing. Candidates will be nominated based on their declared discipline. The Bylaws state the disciplines will rotate in the following order: Biological/Chemical Sciences, Clinical/Medical Sciences, Engineering/Physical Sciences.
ACTIVE, ACTIVE INTERNATIONAL, and all EMERITUS members will be eligible to vote.
For the 2015 elections (to be held in January of 2015), with members voting to fill two officer vacancies and 3 councilor vacancies:
Vice President-Elect (4 year term) selected from the Discipline: Clinical/Medical Sciences
Candidates are elected from disciplines that rotate annually
Serves as Vice President-elect in year one
Serves as president-elect in year two
Serves as President in year three
Serves as Past-President in year four
Secretary/Treasurer-Elect (1 year term followed by two years service as secretary/treasurer).
Serves as Secretary/Treasurer-Elect while training under the current Secretary/Treasurer
Serves as Secretary Treasurer in year two
Serves as Secretary/treasurer in year three while training the secretary/treasurer- elect
Three Councilors (2 year terms); One vacancy in each discipline:
Biological / Chemistical Sciences
Clinical / Medical Sciences
Engineering / Physical Sciences
View the role descriptions for the STM Officers and Councilors in the STM Constitution or Bylaws.