IRIS Board of Directors Appoints a Nominations Committee for 2015 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 14, 2015. This year, elections will be held for three (3) Director positions, each with a term of three years.

All 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:

          Michael Wysession (Chair)
          Washington University in St. Louis

          Emily Brodsky (Past Chair)
          University of California, Santa Cruz

          Göran Ekström
          Columbia University

          Maureen Long
          Yale University

The Directors whose terms expires this year are:   

          Gabi Laske
          Jeroen Ritsema
          Michael Wysession

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:

          Anne Meltzer, Chair (2016)
          Beatrice Magnani (2016)
          Jeff McGuire (2016)
          Geoff Abers, Vice Chair (2017)
          Miaki Ishii (2017)
          Andy Nyblade (2017)

A list of current IRIS Committee Members can be found at

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