New England Biological Safety Association

Happy National Biosafety Month - October 2016!  

NEBSA Board Elections 2019

Now Seeking Nominations

We are pleased to announce that it’s NEBSA’s election year and we are taking nominations for the next three year NEBSA Board term, 2020-2022!

NEBSA Board Roles

  • President (Vacant)
  • Secretary (Vacant)
  • Treasurer (Vacant)
  • Membership Coordinator
    • Kathy Joseph up for re-election
  • Councilors (Total of 5 positions, 3 positions are vacant)
    • Pari Arokiaraj up for re-election
    • Laura Mark up for re-election

New candidates for Board positions must be nominated by at least two (2) members of NEBSA. The length of the term is three years with one elected renewal option for a maximum of 6 years of service in the same role. For information regarding the duties of these positions, please view the NEBSA Board Roles & Responsibilities.

Nomination Eligibility

  • Candidates must be members of NEBSA.
  • Candidates must be able to contribute 2-3 hours a month towards NEBSA initiatives, attend monthly virtual meetings and NEBSA events.

To Submit Your Nomination

  • Send a short letter to the NEBSA office at with the name of the individual, the position the individual is being nominated for and several examples of why the individual should be elected for that role.
  • An individual can only be nominated for one role on the NEBSA board.
  • The deadline for nominations is June 30, 2019.