The ballots have been counted and we are happy to announce the results of the election for Vice President and Section Representatives. Thank you to all members who participated in the election process.Gary Potts, Project Manager, Statewide Public Lands Wildlife Habitat Development Project, IL Department of Natural Resources, has been elected Vice President of The Wildlife Society. Gary will begin his one year term as Vice President in October 2013. Gary will then serve one year as President-Elect, and will be installed as President in October 2015. David E. Andersen, Leader, Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, U.S. Geological Survey, was elected North Central Section Representative. Harriet Allen, Endangered Species Section Manager, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, was elected Northwest Section Representative. Cynthia Perrine, Program Director, Western Section of TWS, was elected Western Section Representative. Congratulations to all! Section Representatives serve a three-year term and are eligible for re-election to a second three-year term. They will be installed at the annual conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in October 2013.We sincerely thank Dan Edge, John H. Schulz, Jim Hayden, and Jeffrey L. Lincer for their willingness to serve the Society by running for office.A special thanks to outgoing North Central Section Representative Karl J. Martin, outgoing Northwest Section Representative Jack Connelly, outgoing Western Section Representative Don Yasuda, and Past President Paul R. Krausman for their dedicated service on TWS Council.
Many thanks also to our Ballot Validation Committee members, George Allen and Dani Zupic, for volunteering their time to tabulate and validate the results.