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Alix Robinson, Richard Hyde, and Gabe Virella, being asked to serve as a Southern Region Nominating Committee, now present for your consideration their choice of two candidates (from those nominated in response to request for nominations in the Summer, 1993 issue of THE FORUM) for the position of Basic Science Education SIG Southern Regional Director. Both these candidates have a demonstrated interest in the SIG and BSEF goals and a willingness to provide leadership in the regional SIG chapter. A Regional Director:

*Organizes and directs all regional SIG programs
*Organizes and chairs the annual regional SIG chapter meeting
*Generates the Annual Regional SIG Report to the AAMC:GEA (published in the BASIC SCIENCE EDUCATOR)
*Represents the SIG at regional GEA functions
*Advises the Director in all matters
*Substitutes for the Director if requested
*Encourages recruitment of additional regional SIG members
*Designs and conducts regional projects in basic science education as well as those in conjunction with the Director

All Basic Science Education SIG (and BSEF) members (membership defined as individuals currently on our mailing list, or those who wish to be on our mailing list) within the Southern Region of North America are invited to vote for the candidate of their choice by returning the ballot printed below. The Southern Region encompasses all medical schools in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. A platform statement from each candidate is printed on the following page.