Call for Applicants - WAC Leader (August 2020)

Announced by Lauren Clement on

There will be an appointment of a new WCA Advisory Council (WAC) Leader, as Daniel Sheppard is stepping down from this position. We would like to thank Daniel for the work he has done leading the Council.

Candidates are expected to fulfill their terms (24 months) and to spend at least 5 hours per week on average to work for the Council. The qualities expected of candidates are:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the WCA structure
  • A strong connection to the WCA Community

The application period for candidates to submit their candidacy documents is from now until September 26th, 2020, 23:59 UTC. Interested candidates can send the application privately to the WCA Board (

The candidacy documents must be in PDF format, and must include:

  • Brief personal introduction.
  • Summary of activities done for the WCA.
  • Ambitions as the WAC Leader of the WCA.

Candidates are additionally asked to send a copy of their applications which can be made public at the end of the application period.

The rights and duties of the WAC can be found in WCA Motion 20.2019.1.

After the application period, the WCA Board will make a selection by voting and will announce the new Leader, as described in Section 4.1 of WCA Motion 20.2019.0.

Thanks for your candidacies and support.