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Deadline: September 15, 2017

LASA members are invited to suggest nominees for vice president, a graduate student member and three members of the Executive Council for terms beginning June 1, 2018. Criteria for nomination include professional credentials and previous service to LASA. Each candidate must have been a member of the Association in good standing for at least one year prior to nomination. Biographical data and the rationale for nomination must be sent by September 15, 2017, to LASA Executive Director Milagros Pereyra-Rojas,

The winning candidate for vice president will serve in that capacity until May 31, 2019, as president from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020, and then as past president for an additional year. Executive Council members and the graduate student member will serve a two-year term from June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2020.

The members of the Nominations Committee are Cynthia McClintock (Chair), George Washington University; María Herminia Tavares, Universidade de Sao Paulo; Juan Pablo Luna, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Jessica Stites, University of British Columbia; Mónica Espinosa Arango, Universidad de los Andes; Barbara Weinstein; New York University, who will serve as the liaison with the LASA Executive Council.

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