Announcement of elections for the new EWDA Student Board (2015-2017)!

Dear members of the EWDA student chapter,

The current EWDA Student Board, Estelle, Catharina, Jenny and Lidewij, are happy to announce the elections for the new Student Board!

We had a busy, but very rewarding time organizing the workshop for the last two years and meeting all the awesome participants! Big thanks to all our country reps, chapter members and everyone we were lucky to meet during our time on the EWDA Student Board! It’s finally time to hand over our positions and we are sure, the next board will organize another awesome and unique workshop.

There are vacancies for the following positions:

Chair, treasurer and workshop coordinator assistant:

  • Student Representative on the EWDA Board
  • Main responsibility on fund-raising: coordination, book keeping, communication with EWDA treasurer etc.
  • Communication with advisory committee (see below)
  • 1/3 creating workshop program
  • 1/3 speaker invitations

Workshop coordinator:

  • Communication with workshop location/Les Pensieres
  • Main responsibility on creating programme: Coordination, actual scheduling of talks etc.
  • Main responsibility on speaker invitations: Coordination, creating of documents etc.
  • Creating proceedings
  • 1/3 of fundraising for workshop

Communication officer and workshop coordinator assistant:

  • Maintenance and update of website and facebook group
  • Coordination of country representative system and workshop awards
  • 1/3 of fundraising for workshop
  • Pre-workshop communication with students/speakers (beginning with opening of application round)
  • 1/3 creating workshop program
  • 1/3 speaker invitations

The positions will be held for a period of two years (2015-2017). The only requirement is to be a student in a wildlife disease related field and a member of the EWDA student chapter!

Application deadline is Saturday, July, 4th, 2015!

To apply send us a letter of motivation including the position you are applying for, your background in the field of wildlife diseases and your ideas, what you would like to do as a new member of the EWDA Student Board. Please also include a picture of yourself (anaesthetized animal is voluntary)!

Don’t hesitate to send us any questions you may have to ewdastudent<at>!

Your EWDA Student Board 2014/2015



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