Nominations for SAFS Board of Directors 2003-2004

January 2003

The Nominations Committee consisted of Clive Seligman (President), Doreen Kimura (Past-President), Ian Brodie (University of Western Ontario) and Philip Sullivan (University of Toronto).

The seven nominated current Directors are: Grant Brown, Tom Flanagan, Andrew Irvine, Steve Lupker, Clive Seligman, Harvey Shulman, Peter Suedfeld. The additional nominee is:

John Mueller is professor of Psychology at the University of Calgary. He received his PhD in Experimental Psychology from St. Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri) in 1968. He spent 22 years at the University of Missouri (Columbia), and moved to the University of Calgary in 1990. He has worked for over 30 years in the general area of human learning and has published over 100 articles in professional journals and more than a dozen book chapters. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. In addition to cognitive psychology, he has taught various courses in educational computing at the University of Calgary. He recently served as President of the Calgary Freenet Association. He has taught History of Psychology, and this perspective fueled an interest in freedom of inquiry. Presently this interest is focued on constraints of inquiry by Research Ethics Boards, and by grant driven research agendas more generally. He was the primary writer of SAFS’ response to the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics.

Any member of SAFS may nominate individuals for election as Director. These nominations must be received at the SAFS Office by April 15, 2003. Each member nomination shall contain the following information: (i) the signature of the person nominating and the signatures of two (2) seconders; (ii) the full name and address of the person nominated; (iii) a statement of the status and attributes of the person nominated, showing each person's qualifications to be a director; (iv) a written consent signed by the person nominated agreeing to be nominated for election and to serve, if elected.

For your information, Philip Resnick had stepped down from the Board.