<div dir="ltr"><div><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">This fall UNAVCO will hold its annual elections for its Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee is soliciting suggestions for potential candidates for both. We encourage all members of the UNAVCO community to send self- or colleague nominations for either to Kristine Larson, Nominating Committee chair (<a href="mailto:chuck@geology.wisc.edu" target="_blank">kristinem.larson@gmail.com</a>), and copied to Jaime Magliocca (<a href="mailto:magliocca@unavco.org" target="_blank">magliocca@unavco.org</a>). The nomination deadline is August 13, 2013. Details regarding both are given below.</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><i><u><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Nominees for Board of Directors: </span></u></i></p><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt">There are openings for:</span><br>
</p><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">two (2) Board Members who are affiliated with UNAVCO Member Institutions. These Board Members may be Member Representatives, but it is not required.</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">one (1) Board Member-at-Large. The Board Member-at-Large may or may not be affiliated with a Member Institution, but may not be a Member Representative.</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Board Members serve a two-year term and are eligible for a second consecutive term before rotation.</span></p><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px">
<span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">A current list of Member Institutions is available at:</span></p><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><a href="http://www.unavco.org/community/membership/members.html">http://www.unavco.org/community/membership/members.html</a></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">The three current Board members whose terms will expire are:  </span></p><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in">
<span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Rick Anthes (</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">UCAR President Emeritus; Member At-large), and</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Bill Holt (SUNY Stony Brook; </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Institutional member</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">),</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Carol Raymond (JPL; </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Institutional member</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">)</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">.</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial"></span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Of these three, only Rick Anthes is eligible to serve again at this time.  Bill Holt and Carol Raymond are term-limited.</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial"> </span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt">The four Board members whose terms will continue this year are:</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Rebecca Bendick (</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">University of Montana; Institutional Member), and</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Peter La Femina (Penn State University; </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Institutional member</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">),</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Rowena Lohman (Cornell University; </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Institutional member</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">)</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">, and</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial"></span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;margin-left:0.5in"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   </span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">David Sandwell (</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">UC San Diego; Member At-large)</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt">US government employees may serve as “non-voting observers” on UNAVCO committees, but may not serve on the UNAVCO Board. Some who work at government labs (e.g., JPL, etc.) are employed by a university rather than the government and thus are eligible to serve. </span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt"> </span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt"> </span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">UNAVCO seeks a candidate pool that reflects the diversity of the UNAVCO community. Thus, we request nominations that represent a variety of disciplinary, geographic, institutional, ethnic, and gender perspectives.</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">This is an important and challenging year for UNAVCO.  The board will </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">(1) Oversee the completion of the transition to the single GAGE cooperative agreement under a new UNAVCO organizational structure and refine the new governance structure, (2) Guide the facility in planning for long-term sustainability of the Plate Boundary Observatory beyond 2018, and (3) Ensure the cultivation of new investigators and sub-disciplines.</span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt"> </span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><i><u><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Nominees for UNAVCO Nominating Committee:</span></u></i><i><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial"> </span></i><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">We also need nominees for two Nominating Committee positions that will be vacated by </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Kristine Larson </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">and </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Susan Schwartz </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">at the end of their present two-year terms. </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Continuing members on that committee include Pamela Jansma and Paul Segall (both serving the first year of a two-year term).</span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt"> </span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Thank you,</span></p><p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial">Kristine Larson, </span><span style="font-family:Arial">Pamela Jansma,</span><span style="font-family:Arial"> </span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt">Paul Segall, and Susan Schwartz</span></p>
</div>-- <br>Kristine M. Larson<br>Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences                                    <br>University of Colorado               <br>Boulder, CO 80309-0429<div><br></div><div>PBO H2O: <a href="http://xenon.colorado.edu/portal" target="_blank">http://xenon.colorado.edu/portal</a><br>
phone: 303 492-6583<br>fax: 303 492-7881<br>e-mail: <a href="mailto:kristinem.larson@gmail.com" target="_blank">kristinem.larson@gmail.com</a><br>web: <a href="http://spot.colorado.edu/~kristine" target="_blank">http://spot.colorado.edu/~kristine</a></div>

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