2009 Nominations and Ballot

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

Elected Offices and Nominees

(description of each elected position and the Committee's role is found by click on the links in the second column)

Assembly Officers President James Frew, UCSB (Type II) Bruce Caron/Bruce Wilson
Vice President  
Type Representatives Type I Rep Marilyn Kaminski, NSIDC by Type I caucus  
Type II Rep Peter Fox, RPI by Type II caucus  
Type III Rep  

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

C&B Chair & 3 Members selected to represent each ESIP Type I, II, III  

Finance and Appropriations Committee

FiCom Chair & 3 Members selected to represent each ESIP Type I, II, III Charles Hutchinson, University of Arizona, Chair
Bruce Wilson (Member, Type I, continuing service)
Karl Benedict/Margaret Mooney



Partnership Chair & 3 Members selected to represent each ESIP Type I, II, III Danny Hardin, ISTC - University of Alabama in Huntsville Helen Conover/Sara Graves  

Commercial Development Committee

ComDev Chair  

Community Engagement Committee

CommEng Chair  

Education Committee

Ed Chair Margaret Mooney, SSEC, University of Wisconsin Tom Whitaker/Tommy Jasmin  

Information Technology & Interoperability Committee

IT&I Chair Karl Benedict, Earth Data Analysis Center, UNM Tommy Jasmin/Bruce Wilson

Products and Services Committee

P&S Chair Rob Raskin, JPL Phil Yang/Bruce Caron  

*Multiple nominees for any office are welcome. Send nominations to carol.meyer@earthsciencefoundation.org

2009 Call for Nominations

Each year, the ESIP Federation conducts elections of its officers, committee chairs and vice chairs, ESIP Type Representatives and Administrative Committee members. We are at the time of year when we begin accepting nominations for the following positions which are elected Federation-wide:

Vice President*
Administrative Committee Positions
Constitution and Bylaws, Chair
Finance and Appropriations, Chair*
Partnership, Chair
Standing Committee Positions
Commercial Development, Chair
Community Engagement, Chair
Education, Chair
Information Technology and Interoperability, Chair
Products and Services, Chair

The current ESIP Type Representatives will be contacting their respective caucuses to begin accepting nominations for the following positions:

ESIP Type Representative* (a Type I, Type II and Type III are needed)
ESIP Type Representative from each of the ESIP Types I, II and III is needed to fill a seat on each of the Administrative Committees (Constitution and Bylaws; Finance and Appropriations, Partnership)

All Officers, Committee Chairs and Type Representatives serve on the ESIP Federation Executive Committee. The positions marked with an asterisk (*) also serve on the Board of the Foundation for Earth Science. Nominations will be accepted through November 30, 2008.