Nomination Committee/2024 Nominations and Ballot

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

Each year, ESIP conducts elections of its officers, committee chairs and Administrative Committee members. We are at the time of year when we begin accepting nominations for the following positions which are elected ESIP-wide: (multiple nominees for a position are welcome and encouraged).

Incumbents in a position are indicated by (i) following their name. Nominations will be accepted through June 7,2024. Send nominations (self-nomination is encouraged) to

Candidates statements about their candidacy will be posted on this site.

Position descriptions are available at the links for each position below. (Click on each Position to view its description and Committee's role)



  • Denise Hills

Vice President

  • Douglas Rao

Governance Committee Chair

  • John Relph

Finance Committee Chair

  • Ruth Duerr

Partnership Committee Chair

  • Leslie Hsu

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Justice EDIJ Chair Committee Chair

  • Steve Diggs

Data Stewardship Committee Chair

  • Elisha Wood-Charlson

Education Committee Chair

  • Carla McAuliffe

Information Technology & Interoperability Committee Chair

  • Chris Battisto

Semantic Technologies Committee Chair

  • Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma

At Large Board Member (1 positions)

  • Mike Daniels