[ESIP-all] Reminder: ESIP Federation Nominations for Offices Due 12/15

Carol B. Meyer carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
Fri Dec 12 08:55:07 EST 2008

										***Nominations are due December 15, 2008.  We expect to run the election electronically this year and will get a ballot underway prior to the January ESIP Federation meeting.  If you have questions about running for an office, please feel free to contact me for more information about the position or about getting nominated.  See below for details related to the open offices and process for nomninating someone.

										It is that time of year to consider elections for officers and committee chairs for the ESIP Federation.  As has been done in past years, nominations (each nomination must be seconded) will be collected via email and compiled for the complete ballot.  The ballot will be placed before the Assembly for an electronic vote during the month leading up to the ESIP Federation meeting.  Election results will be announced at the ESIP Federation Business Meeting on 

												January 7, 2009

										.  New officers and committee chairs will take office at the end of the ESIP Federation meeting on 

												January 8, 2009


										All officers, committee chairs and type representatives serve one-year terms.  The President and Vice President are limited to two consecutive terms.  In addition, the President and Vice President must come from different ESIP Types.  In all, we elect 22 people each year.  Before nominating someone, please be sure that you have the consent of that person.  Nominations can be sent to carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org and will be accepted through 

												December 15

										.  Nominations will be tracked at: http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Constitution_and_Bylaws

										The following details the list of offices to be voted upon:                     


																				Administrative Committees


																		Constitution and Bylaws, Chair*? and 3 Members Representing Each ESIP Type

																		Vice President*?#

																		Finance and Appropriations, Chair*?# and 3 Members Representing Each ESIP Type

																		Partnership, Chair*? and 3 Members Representing Each ESIP Type

																				Type Representatives[1] 

																				Standing Committees

																		Type I*?#  

																		Commercial Development, Chair?

																		Type II*?#

																		Community Engagement, Chair? 

																		Type III*?#

																		Education, Chair? 

																		Information Technology and Interoperability, Chair? 

																		Products and Services, Chair?

										*Nominees for these offices must be a Voting Representative to the Assembly. 

										?Those serving in these offices also will serve on the ESIP Federation Executive Committee.

										#Those serving in these offices also will serve on the Foundation for Earth Science Board.

										For a description of each office and its expected time commitment, visit http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Constitution_and_Bylaws

										If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me or any member of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee (Sam Bacharach, Chair; Steven Moore, Danny Hardin, Patricia Liggett)


										Carol Meyer

										Carol B. Meyer
Executive Director
Foundation for Earth Science
877.870.3747 (toll-free)
919.870.7141 (fax)



										 The ESIP Type Representative is chosen from a caucus of the Assembly Voting Representatives from each ESIP Type.

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