Election for 2020 Offices

The 2019 OSA Election Slate

OSA is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2019 OSA elections. The election for the 2019 Vice President and two Directors at Large will open 19 June 2019 and continue through 16 August 2019. The positions will be effective 1 January 2020. Election results will be announced during the OSA Annual Business Meeting in Washington, DC, USA on 17 September 2019. Ballots will be sent to eligible members on 19 June 2018, so ensure you can participate by updating your contact information in your member profile on osa.org. As a reminder, Individual, Emeritus and Recent Graduate members in good standing as of 26 July 2019 are eligible to vote in the election.

Candidates for 2020 Vice President

(1 will be elected)

James Kafka

James Kafka
Spectra-Physics / MKS Instruments, Inc., United States
 

Satoshi Kawata

Satoshi Kawata
Osaka University, Japan

 
 

Candidates for 2020-2022 Director at Large

(2 will be elected)

Lahsen Assoufid

Lahsen Assoufid
Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Polina Bayvel

Polina Bayvel
University College London, UK

Adela Ban Yakar

Adela Ben-Yakar
University of Texas at Austin, USA

Gerd Leuchs

Gerd Leuchs
Max Planck Institute, Germany