The Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association is an organization run by and for about 1000 postdocs and early career scientists working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. We organize many activities to strengthen our ties to the Lab, to each other and to the (Berkeley) Bay Area. Our goal is to facilitate social interactions, scientific exchanges, seminars and general orientation.
Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association

BLPA Board Elections

January 30th – February 5th, BLPA Board Elections

Looking to gain leadership skills? Want to become more involved in postdoc events around the lab? The BLPA is happy to announce the upcoming elections for board members, which will take place from Monday, January 30, 2023 to Sunday, February 5, 2023.

According to the bylaws, all LBL employed and affiliated postdocs are eligible to hold a board seat if they: are a BLPA volunteer (sign up here with your LBL email address); and have attended at least one Committee and one Board meeting (check out the calendar); and have co-lead a BLPA event or activity, The application form will be sent out by the Election Committee in January. All interested candidates should fill out the application form by Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 5:00 PM. If you wish to join the board, but don’t think you meet the requirements for board membership, please reach out to us at and we can try to arrange something for you.

Upcoming board and committee meetings (all over zoom): Board Meeting, January 17, 2023 at 6 PM, Social Committee, January 23, 2023 at 6 PM