Thread: Nominations Sought for IRIS Board of Directors

Started: 2019-08-22 09:10:23
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Bob Detrick
2019-08-22 09:10:23
Elections for positions on the IRIS Board of Directors will be held during the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting in San Francisco on Monday evening, December 9th, 2019. The Board-appointed Nominations Committee consists of one current Board member and three community members:

Doug Wiens (Chair)
Washington University, St. Louis
doug<at>wustl.edu <doug<at>wustl.edu>

Karen Fisher
Brown University
karen_fischer<at>brown.edu <bstump<at>smu.edu>

Lindsay Lowe Worthington
University of New Mexico
lworthington<at>unm.edu <FanChi.Lin<at>utah.edu>

Andrew Newman
Georgia Tech
anewman<at>gatech.edu <anewman<at>gatech.edu>


Elections this year will be held for Board Chair and two Director positions, each with a term of three years. Nominations (including self nominations) for these open positions are encouraged and should be sent to a member of the Nominations Committee by Monday, September 30th.

The Directors whose terms expire this year are:
Doug Wiens
Zhigang Peng
Donna Shillington

As described in the elections procedures of the IRIS By Laws, the Nominations Committee "shall prepare a slate of one or more nominees for each Director position to be filled.” Ballots with a list of candidates and details on the voting procedure will be sent to all Members Representatives no later than Friday, November 15th. Results of the election will be announced following the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting during the Fall AGU Meeting.

Continuing Directors are:
Charles Ammon 2021
Rick Aster 2021
Samantha Hansen 2020
Vera Schulte-Pelkum 2020
Susan Schwartz 2021
Clifford Thurber (Vice Chair) 2020

Access the list of current IRIS committees and their members here:
https://www.iris.edu/hq/about_iris/governance

Thank you for your continued involvement in the activities of your Consortium.

Bob Detrick
IRIS President
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