WICTO 2016 Elections

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Hello everyone,

WICTO will be holding elections for the upcoming school year (2016-2017). There are three open executive positions: Events Coordinator, Seminar Series Coordinator and Media Relations Executive. If you would like to run for a position, or know anyone who would be interested, please send an email to womeninchemto@gmail.com with a brief paragraph about why you/they would be fit for the job and any other relevant skills and qualities. Candidate nominations are due Wednesday July 13th, 2016 @ 5:00pm and the election date is Wednesday July 20th, 2016 @ 6:00pm (Lash Miller 128). Below are the descriptions for each position.

Events Coordinator

The Events Coordinator plans and coordinates all non-seminar events. This is a great position for those interested in organizing internal and external social events/activities, in addition to the coordination of outreach events with other institutions, organizations, and/or academic partners.


Seminar Series Coordinator

The Seminar Series Coordinator is in charge of organizing all WICTO seminars and lectures. This person will be the primary contact for all the invited speakers. As well, they have the opportunity to make arrangements for their visit, including accommodations and advertisement of their seminar(s).


Media Relations Coordinator

The Media Relations Coordinator manages WICTO’s online presence on a regular basis, including our social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr) and group website. This includes creating interesting advertisements. They are also in charge of organizing and distributing our newsletters and other communications within the Department.


We are also looking for Executive-At-Large members for anyone interested in playing a bigger role in WICTO, but not necessarily hold a position. If you are interested, please email us. We will send out a reminder email for execs-at-large in September 2016.

About womeninchemto

Women in Chemistry, Toronto Chapter (WICTO) is student-run initiative started in 2014 to promote gender diversity within the chemistry community through awareness, engagement and advocacy.