Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Council for Museum Anthropology's 2016 Call for Nominations: President, Secretary, and Treasurer

Deadline Feb. 12, 2016

The Council for Museum Anthropology invites candidate applications and nominations for people to serve on the CMA Board. Three CMA positions will be open in the upcoming AAA elections:  President, Secretary and Treasurer.

If you are interested in serving in one of these positions, or would like to nominate someone else as a candidate, please email the CMA Nominations committee soon through Robert Leopold at  Questions can be sent to the same address. Candidates must submit a biographical sketch, a brief platform statement, and a photo before February 12, 2016.

Candidate Material Instructions
1.     Biographical sketch
Format biographical sketches exactly as follows: include bold headings where appropriate (CV’s will not be accepted):
                  Full Name (First & Last) Education (highest degree earned, institution where degree was earned, year degree was earned) Positions Held: (Limit 5 -most recent first): Title, (dates from-to) Name of Institution; Interests and/or Activities: (Limit 3); Significant Publications: (Limit 3 – most recent first): Title, co-authors/editors if applicable, where published, year published.
Wanna Wyn (PhD, University of Whereiwannabe, 1985) Positions Held: Grand Inquisitor (1999-Pres) Search the World Over, Inc.; Leader of the Pack (1988-1998) Wearethebest University; Asst Leader of the Pack (1980-1988) Whimsy College; Interests and/or Activities: ritual, migration, presented paper at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Presenting Papers; Significant Publications: I Didn’t Really Know What I Was Talking About, but Now I Do (with Yule Shirley Wyn, PhD), The Perfect Press, Inc, 2010; “Trust Me, I know what I am talking about” (with Imrunin Aginstya, PhD) Journal of Ultimate Knowledge, 1998.

2.     Platform statement (you do not need to include this title in your submission)
The platform statement should be approximately 200 words in length. Statements significantly over 200 words will be cut down to 200 words before publishing.
3.     Photo

Please submit a photo electronically with your candidate material. Full material should be sent by email to Robert Leopold, CMA Nomination Committee, Email: Photos will not be returned.

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