Elections for important positions on the IRIS Board of Directors will be held during the Annual IRIS Membership Meeting in San Francisco on December 14. 2009. This year, members will elect three Directors who will each serve three years. Members of the IRIS community are encouraged to contact the Nominations Committee with suggestions for candidates for these open positions.
The Board-appointed Nominations Committee consists of one Board member and three community members:
David Okaya (Chair)
University of Southern California
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Directors whose term expires this year are:
Ken Creager - completing a three-year term
David Okaya - completing a one-year term
Suzan van der Lee - completing a three-year term
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 14 (during the Fall AGU Meeting), you will be informed of the candidates and provided with details on the voting procedures.
Continuing Directors are:
Susan Beck, Chair (2010)
Don Forsyth (2010)
Jim Gaherty, Vice Chair (2011)
Ed Garnero (2011)
Steve Grand (2011)
Steven Roecker (2010)
A list of current IRIS Committee Members can be found at http://www.iris.edu/hq/about_iris/governance.
Thank you for your continued involvement in the activities of your Consortium.