2022 PDFA executive council election results

05 October 2022

Thank you to everyone who nominated a candidate for the 2022 Postdoctoral Fellows Association (PDFA) executive council and participated in the election process.

As outlined in the PDFA bylaws, because only one person was nominated for the following positions, these individuals have been acclaimed to the new PDFA executive:

  • President: Qutuba Karwi
  • Vice-President Internal: Sanaz Hatami
  • Vice-President External: Jeffery Zielinski
  • Vice-President Operations: Priyanka Mittapelly
  • Vice-President Finance: Md Monirujjaman
  • Member-at-Large: Jorge Palacios Moreno

The successful candidate in the Vice-President Communications election was Lyndsey Hahn, who received 57% of the votes cast.

The incoming executive council will hold its first meeting on Thursday, October 13. The PDFA would like to express our sincere thanks to the outgoing members of the executive council for their work over the past year and to AKM Shahid Ullah for putting his name forward in the recent election.