How to become member of the Insect SC

The Insect SC is managed by a Commission Management Board composed of: the President, the Vice President, two Secretaries and three industry representatives. Only persons actually and actively engaged in the science and practice of animal production are eligible. Every year one of the Commission members will be replaced by a new Commission member. EAAP Country Members, individual Members and the Commission Management Board have the right to nominate candidates for posts in the Management Board of Commissions. Each individual Member may apply for nomination in the Commission Management Board by sending an Email to one of the current Insect SC members. The Council will decide about nomination of a candidate and the General Assembly will decide about nomination for President of the Commission Management Board. Officers of the Commission hold office for a term of three years. They can be re-elected only once for an equal period. After the six-years period, office holders are eligible for nomination for a different post for a three-years period renewable for another three-years period, for a maximum of 12 years in the same Study Commission.

Benefits to be member

The Insect Study Commision is the European specific network in the field of insects as feed, food and non-food and is an excellent opportunity to obtain the latest knowledge, making new contacts, creating a broader network and offers a platform for larger initiatives of collaboration.