WFSJ Board Election 2017

Four (4) international board positions will be elected — replacing 2 current board membres and adding 2 new positions. These positions will be filled through an online election process by secure electronic voting. The Canadian seat will according to the bylaws be nominated by the two Canadian Member Associations.

The newly elected International Board Members will be announced on 23 August and will officially take up their new roles on 29 October 2017 at the end of the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017in San Francisco in October 2017.



Click on one of the buttons above to follow the entire election process. The Green button allows you to discover the background information on the election process. The Blue button is a list of all the candidates for the board positions. The Light blue button mentions all the Voting Delegates, representatives of the WFSJ’s 55 Member Associations. The Red button leads to the election results. The Blue, Light blue and Red buttons will be activated later.

2017 Important Dates

5 June
Call for application

7 July
Deadline for applications

8-17 July
Applicants screening and interviews

21 July
List of selected candidates posted on WFSJ’s website

7-21 August
Electronic vote

23 August
Winners announced

29 October
Winners become board members