Open Call For Nominations to the 2019 IGAC Scientific Steering Committee

At the conclusion of 2018, four members of the IGAC Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) will reach the end of their terms of service on the committee: Co-chair Mark Lawrence (IASS, Germany), Colette Heald (MIT, USA), Alastair Lewis (University of York, UK), and Noureddine Yassaa (CDER, Algeria).

IGAC is accepting nominations to replace these excellent four outgoing SSC members. In addition, IGAC is looking to increase the size of its SSC by an additional 1-2 people. Nominations from Asian countries, as well as other regions of the world, not currently represent on the IGAC SSC are highly encouraged.  If you wish to submit a nomination for a SSC membership (three-year term starts 1 January 2019), please fill out this online form and upload the nominees CV by 20 April 2018. Self-nominations are welcome.

Please keep in mind that IGAC strives to have a SSC with diversity in geographical representation, gender, and expertise. To view current SSC members and their expertise, visit

For more information on the role and expectations of SSC members, please feel free to contact the IGAC Executive Officer, Megan L. Melamed ().