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ISBW12 Silent Auction

The ISBW12 Silent Auction will open at 6:00pm on Sunday, October 16th.

Why donate?

The ISBW12 Silent Auction is a great way to support student members of the World Seagrass Association. All auction proceeds will go the WSA Evamaria Koch Student Travel Award to support student participation and development activities.

What kind of items will be accepted?

Are you an artist, craftsperson, or author? ISBW12 would love to feature your work as an auction item! If you’re not the creative type, donations such as gift certificates (of any denomination), books or journals, scientific instrumentation and fun items that will inspire bids from your fellow ISBWers are also welcome.

How can I donate?

Please download and complete the ISBW12 Silent Auction Donation form [word.docx or pdf] and return to Completed silent auction donation forms are due by Friday, 14 October, 2016.

AGM 2014 and new Management Committee

As previously announced the Annual General Meeting of the World Seagrass Association is to be held on the 12 December 2014. The agenda is now posted.

The call for management committee nominations closed on 21 November. There was one nominee for each position. According to WSA Rules there is no requirement for the positions to go to election and positions will be appointed unopposed after the existing Management Committee retires at the beginning of the AGM2014.

The incoming committee will be:

President, Richard Unsworth
Vice President, Mike Van Keulen
Treasurer, Jessie Jarvis
Secretary, Len McKenzie
Immediate-Past President, Giuseppe Di Carlo

If you would like to be considered for a position on the WSA Inc. Steering Committee, please send an email to the WSA Secretary.



AGM 2014 and Management Committee elections

The Annual General Meeting of the World Seagrass Association is to be held on the 12 December 2014 (official notice and agenda will be sent on the 28 November 2014).

In preparation for the AGM, please note the following dates:

  • 07 November – nominations for executive positions open
  • 21 November – nominations for executive positions close
  • 24 November – elections open
  • 08 December – elections close
  • 12 December – AGM

If you would like to nominate a WSA member for a WSA Management Committee position (President, Vice-president, Treasurer or Secretary), you must use the attached form.

Please note: you must be a current financial member of the World Seagrass Association Inc. to be nominated and you must be a financial member to nominate or second a nomination.

The opening date for nominations is set to coincide with the opening of ISBW11 (an official WSA event), Sanya, China.