Call for Ambassador Nominations


The International Membership Committee is currently soliciting nominations for the position of International Ambassador in the following regions: 

  • Region 3:     Central Africa 
  • Country Liaisons for all countries where a Country Liaison has not been appointed

The purpose of the International Ambassador Program is to identify ASM international members, knowledgeable of the governance programs and services of the Society, who would be willing to represent the Society's interests in and about their region of domicile.

More information on the International Ambassadors Program can be found on the ASM web site at:

Any ASM member may be nominated for this volunteer position. International Ambassadors must be nominated by at least two full members of the Society (self-nomination accepted). Nominations should include: name; address; curriculum vitae; ASM Member Number; years of ASM membership; membership of any ASM committees; ASM and non-ASM meetings regularly attended; area of scientific interest; membership in national, regional, and international scientific societies; and a letter of intent, including an action plan for their proposed activities. The nomination should be sent to:

Department of International Affairs
American Society for Microbiology
1752 N Street N.W.
Washington 20036

or by e-mail to: