Call for Nominations: SMA Executive Board

The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) is calling for nominations to fill the following four positions on the SMA Executive Board:

– Member at large (3 positions open) – 3 year term: 2015-2018
– Treasurer – 3 year term: 2015-2018

All SMA members are eligible for nomination. In addition, as the board’s manner of communicating with members grows increasingly digital, nominees who have experience with online mediums will be particularly welcomed. Terms begin at the close of the SMA Business meeting at the American Anthropological Association meetings, November 18-22, 2015.

To nominate someone (self nominations are welcome) please submit the following information electronically:

–       A statement from the nominator explaining why he/she chose to nominate this person

–       A CV for the nominee

–       Confirmation that the proposed nominee has agreed to stand for election if nominated by the nomination committee.

Nominations may be submitted no later than January 28th to the chair of the Nominations Committee: Elisa (EJ) Sobo, Professor, San Diego State University (

Elisa also will gladly answer questions regarding nominations procedures and the duties entailed in each office.