The 2008 AIBS Board of Directors, led by President Rita Colwell, takes office this month for the calendar year 2008. The Board thanks the following departing members upon the completion of their terms of service on the Board at the end of last year: 2006 President Kent Holsinger (University of Connecticut, Storrs), Secretary Dan L. Johnson (University of Lethbridge), Board member Barbara A. Schaal (Washington University), and Board member Geraldine Twitty (Howard University).
Joining the Board this year is President-Elect May Berenbaum (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign), with new Board members Carol Brewer (University of Montana), Louis J. Gross (University of Tennessee), and Ellen J. Censky (University of Oklahoma). Returning Board members who were reelected are Gordon E. Uno (University of Oklahoma), who has been elected secretary, and Charles Berry (South Dakota State University).
For the full Board roster, see www.aibs.org/about-aibs/board.html