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According to IUPAC statutes, Council must elect officers of the Union and elected members of the Bureau. Nominations for the various positions that fall vacant at the end of 2011 had to be received by the Secretary General at the IUPAC Secretariat before 3 June 2011 (i.e., two months before the start of the Council meeting).
On 1 January 2012, Kazuyuki Tatsumi (Japan), vice president and president elect, will become president. The vice president to be elected will be president elect on 1 January 2012 and will become president on 1 January 2014. Nicole Moreau (France), current president, will become past president and remain an officer and a member of the Bureau for a period of two years. Meanwhile, Jung-Il Jin (Korea), current past president, will retire. Secretary General David StC. Black (Australia) will also retire after completing a second and final four-year term. Treasurer John Corish (Ireland), who was elected for a four-year term 2008–2011, is eligible for a second four-year term commencing in 2012.
At its assembly in Puerto Rico, on 3–4 August 2011, the Council will be asked to elect a vice president, a secretary general, a treasurer, and members of the Bureau to fulfill the vacancies created by retiring members (see May-June 2011 CI for details).
This year, the candidates are as follows:
Mark C. Cesa (USA)
Natalia Tarasova (Russia)
René Deplanque (Germany)
Anders Kallner (Sweden)
John Corish (Ireland)—reappointment
Russell J. Boyd (Canada)
Christopher M.A. Brett (Portugal)
Tavarekere K. Chandrashekar (India)
Francesco de Angelis (Italy)
Javier García-Martínez (Spain)
George Horvai (Hungary)
Venčeslav Kaučič (Slovenia)
Wolfram Koch (Germany)
Ram Lamba (Puerto Rico)—reappointment
Natalia Tarasova Russia)—reappointment
Short bios of the nominees are here available for download [pdf file - 482kB].
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