9 May 2019

11 April 2019

SETAC Europe Executive Director’s Corner

2019-04-12T07:26:29+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Bart Bosveld, SETAC Europe Executive Director

Strategic goals are helpful tools to give direction to the society. Goals are useful as a checklist for the council, the board, committees and the office when […]

Adverse Effects of a Long-Term US Government Shutdown on Environmental Science

2019-04-11T17:00:18+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Jeffery Steevens, SETAC North America Executive Committee Member-At-Large, and Roman Lanno, SETAC North America President

The United States government shutdown from December 2018–January 2019 was the longest in U.S. history and clearly had detrimental […]

14 March 2019

Environmental Careers with a Purpose

2019-03-14T16:30:11+00:0014 March 2019|Categories: 2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Tamar Schlekat, SETAC Scientific Affairs Manager

The hashtag #careerpivot is trending in my LinkedIn feed, promoted by mid-career professionals seeking “jobs with purpose.” Led by millennials and Generation Z, workers these days do […]

14 February 2019

A Global Perspective in the New SETAC Strategic Plan

2019-02-14T17:32:46+00:0014 February 2019|Categories: 2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 2|

Gertie Arts, SETAC President

What Does the New SETAC Strategic Plan Tell Us?

The purpose of the Strategic Plan is to define SETAC’s strategic priorities for the next three to five years. […]

6 December 2018

SETAC: Still Dawning After All These Years

2018-12-06T16:48:38+00:006 December 2018|Categories: 2018, Leadership Corner, Volume 19 Issue 12|

Charles Menzie, SETAC Executive Director

In the 1970s, no forum existed for interdisciplinary communication among environmental scientists—biologists, chemists, toxicologists—as well as managers, engineers and others interested in environmental issues. The Society […]

Progress Toward Instituting a Global Certification Program in Environmental Risk Assessment

2018-12-06T16:48:30+00:006 December 2018|Categories: 2018, Leadership Corner, Volume 19 Issue 12|

John Toll, SETAC North America Immediate Past President, and Karel de Schamphelaere, SETAC Europe President

2018 has been a year of great progress in establishing a global certification program. The new global program […]

1 November 2018

Thanks to All Who Helped Make SETAC North America Stronger in 2018

2018-11-01T15:55:16+00:001 November 2018|Categories: 2018, Leadership Corner, Volume 19 Issue 11|

John Toll, SETAC North America President

One of the most gratifying things that the president of the SETAC North America Board of Directors gets to do is award Presidential Citations. I am […]

A Global Perspective in the New SETAC Strategic Plan

2018-11-01T15:54:48+00:001 November 2018|Categories: 2018, Leadership Corner, Volume 19 Issue 11|

Gertie Arts, SETAC World Council Vice President

SETAC Strategic Planning Process

The purpose of the SETAC strategic plan is to define strategic priorities for the next three to five years to fulfill and enhance […]

9 August 2018

Scientific Integrity Must Rise Above Partisanship

2018-08-10T16:37:57+00:009 August 2018|Categories: 2018, Leadership Corner, Volume 19 Issue 8|

Charles Menzie, SETAC Global Executive Director, and Ross Smith, SETAC President

SETAC is intentionally a tripartite (academia, government and business) professional society of scientists and engineers. We make no apology for that as it […]