Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX The Crustacean Society Annual Business Meeting 2014
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Welcome!
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Budget 2013 Gross Profit US$175,108.22 Donations Scholarships JCB Membership 2013 Total Expenses US$165,638.18 Society operations Meetings JCB
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Budget Moved $$ into investment accounts that will produce between 4.8% - 12% per year This is our restricted money for Student Awards Worked hard to cut other expenses Produced positive budget in 2013 and we have a projected positive budget for 2014 Requests for TCS support for symposia or meetings must be made at least a year in advance because we have to build them into the coming budgets
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Membership Current (Dec. 2013) membership <300 Membership continues to be a priority for TCS Projected $73K (on 2012 #’s) got <$40K Each member needs to bring in one new member or more per year TCS is always exploring new ways to maintain, or increase, our membership
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Student Scholarships/Fellowships We give six student scholarships/fellowships of $1000 each per year Last year we received a sponsorship for one of these scholarships from Loligo Systems. We named the scholarship after them Please let us know if you know of opportunities like this
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Elections For New Officers Constitution & By-Laws changes – passed (>99%) President Elect - ? Program Officer – Chris Boyko Asian Governor – Shirley Lim Latin American Governor – Ingo Wehrtmann SICB Liaison Officer – John Zardus
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Future Meetings 2014 Frankfurt Germany (18-23 August) ICC-8 2015 Sydney Australia (July?) 2016 Possible joint meeting with IAA-21 in Tampico, Mexico? Please contact TCS execs with any suggestions or ideas for meetings 2016 – on
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX JCB Impact Factor: 1.019 (2013) 4 year trend = 0.974, 1.115, 1.116 Current rejection/declination rate = 39+% Submission rate is up since move to Brill Future JCB editor search
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX 2013 TCSERA Award
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Other business?
Annual Meeting 2014 Austin, TX Goodbye & thanks for all the fish!