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

From Federation of Earth Science Information Partners

From the ESIP Policies & Procedures

Part 4 -- Partnership Committee

5.4.1 The Partnership Committee shall receive in writing from each applicant the nature of the organization, its history, products, and services, and their expected benefits and contributions to ESIP.

5.4.2 The Partnership Committee shall consider applications promptly based on their merit and immediately inform the applicant of its decision either to reject the application or to recommend the application to the Assembly.

5.4.3 The Partnership Committee shall ensure that the application is circulated to the Assembly at least thirty days prior to the election.

5.4.4 If the Partnership Committee recommends approval of an application to join ESIP, it will also recommend to the Assembly the appropriate ESIP category for each candidate.

5.4.5 If the Partnership Committee rejects an application, the Partnership Committee shall notify the applicant of its right to appeal to the Assembly in writing.

Partnership Committee Chair

The Chair of the Partnership Committee serves as a member of the ESIP Program Committee and the ESIP Board. The Chair also convenes Partnership Committee meetings to review applications for partnership in ESIP. The Chair of the Partnership Committee spends approximately 2 hours/month on ESIP business.