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GUIDELINES FOR MEMBERSHIP IN U.S. COMMISSION's A-K
Nominees must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
Any member of the Commission can nominate qualified persons for Member, Associate Member, or Early Career Member (ECMs must be under 36 years old) in the Commission. A separate nomination form should be completed for each nominee.
No limit is imposed on the number of nominations which a Commission member can make if the nominees are from outside the sponsor’s institution. A sponsor is allowed to nominate one person from his own organization for Member, one for Associate Member, and one for Early Career Member for consideration at any one regular meeting of the Commission.
The required qualifications for membership in the Commission are technical competence and interest in the activities of URSI. Evidence of technical competence is to be found from the nominee’s publications and evidence of interest in the activities of URSI is to be supported by the nominee’s participation in URSI symposia.
A minimum of two URSI presentations (at least one in the Commission) for Associate Member and three URSI presentations (at least two in the Commission) for Full Member should be identified in the nomination package.
Member nominees, Associate Member nominees, and Early Career Member nominees are all expected to satisfy the stated qualifications. In addition, Member nominees should have evidence of scientific maturity and leadership in their work.
Nominations are considered only at the regular meetings of the Commission.