Board Directors are elected for a three-year term and are expected to play an active role in the international Thermoelectric Society business and promotion. The major goals (objectives) of the Society, as stated in the ITS Constitution, are to :
PROMOTE the advancement of the thermoelectric industry, science and engineering;
PROMOTE collection and exchange of information and education which will benefit the thermoelectric community;
PROMOTE systemization of measurements to and in comparison of materials and devices;
PROMOTE awareness of the larger community to thermoelectric issues and solicit wider involvement;
PROMOTE a forum of exchange of information and achievements. -Newsletters;
PROMOTE a mechanism for coordinating and promoting conferences.
Nominations will be accepted until April 19, 2005. Short biographies and information of the Nominees will be posted on the ITS web site at (http://www.its.org) shortly after. The election of the new Board Director will be organized at the Conference in Clemson and further details will be announced at the beginning of the conference by the ITS President and the ITS Nomination and Election Committee.