IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2012 Elections

Elections for important positions on the IRIS Board of Directors will be held during the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting in San Francisco on Monday evening, December 3, 2012. This year, members will elect three Directors who will each serve three years. Member Representatives are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee to provide suggestions for candidates for these open positions.

The Board-appointed Nominations Committee consists of one Board member and three community members:

          John Hole (Chair)
          Virginia Tech

          Susan Beck
          University of Arizona

          Don Forsyth
          Brown University

          Ed Garnero
          Arizona State University

The Directors whose three-year term expires this year are:

          Susan Bilek
          John Hole
          Doug Wiens

As described in the elections procedures of the By Laws, the Nominations Committee "shall prepare a slate of one or more nominees for each Director position to be filled." Prior to the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting on Monday, December 3 (during the Fall AGU Meeting), you will be informed of the candidates and provided with details on the voting procedures.

Continuing Directors are:

          Brian Stump, Chair (2013)
          Paul Davis (2013)
          Jeroen Tromp (2013)
          Emily Brodsky (2014)
          Matt Fouch, Vice-Chair (2014)
          Jeroen Ritsema (2014)

A list of current IRIS Committee Members can be found at

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