2017 Call for Nominations - September 1, 2016 - March 15, 2017

Botanical Society of America
Botany 2017, Fort Worth, Texas

The Corresponding Members Committee is soliciting nominations for Corresponding Members of the BSA. According to the BSA Bylaws, "Corresponding Members are distinguished senior scientists who have made outstanding contributions to plant science and who live and work outside the United States of America." Corresponding Members are granted life membership in the BSA and enjoy all the privileges of regular Active Members. Current and past honorees.

The nomination should consist of 1) a curriculum vitae of the proposed candidate, 2) a detailed explanation of the qualifications and achievements of the candidate, and 3) at least three letters of support.

It is preferable for nominations to be made without knowledge of the nominee. Nominations should be completed by March 15, 2016 to be considered for award of corresponding membershipat the BSA Business meeting on June 28, 2017.

Please use the form below to inform the Nomination Committee of your impending proposal.

Email all materials as .PDF files dierectly to the BSA Executive Director at

Thank you for your contributions. Chair, Corresponding Members Committee - Richard Olmstead

BotanyID (Your Username on the BSA System)

Your First Name
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Nominee's First Name
Last Name*
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Reason for considering the nomminee?


What do you feel are the most important aspects of this research and why do you see it as significant?

Deadline for submission of nominations is: March 15, 2017

This request will be sent electronically by pressing the "Submit Nomination" button.

If you do not receive a confirmation email back within 48 hours, please contact us at Thank you.

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