Call for Nominations: CPGIS President and BOD Members 24-25

Dear CPGIS Members:
CPGIS is seeking motivated individuals who are interested in serving the CPGIS community. Please self-nominate or nominate members for the following vacancies. To improve the geographic representativeness and diversity in the CPGIS leadership, we particularly encourage and welcome nominees from regions other than North America and China.

1) President (2025, 1-year term; serve as President-Elect in 2024)
2) Five Board of Directors (BOD) Members (four non-student positions and one student position, 2024 & 2025, 2-year term)

The responsibilities and eligibility of the CPGIS President’s Office and the BOD are described in the recently amended bylaws accessible online. Any CPGIS member with a valid membership can nominate, be nominated for the BOD, and vote. The candidates for President must be current members of CPGIS and have at least one year of experience as a member of the BOD or as a (co-) chair of one of CPGIS committees when nominated. Please send your nominations (name and within 150 words short bio) and/or direct your inquiries to the Election Committee by November 25, 2023: Manzhu Yu (, Rui Zhu (, and Shaohua Wang (

We greatly appreciate the excellent service provided by the following outgoing BOD members: Song Gao (Chair), Huanfa Chen, Qingfeng Guan, Xiao Huang, Yi Qiang, and Jinwen Xu (student member).

Thank you for your support of CPGIS!

The 2023 CPGIS Election Committee
Manzhu Yu (Chair), Rui Zhu, and Shaohua Wang