February 1, 2010
The 2010 AIBS Board of Directors, led by President Joseph Travis (Department of Biological Science, Florida State University), took office last month for the calendar year 2010. James P. Collins (Arizona State University) joins the board as President-Elect. Alan H. Savitzky (Old Dominion University, Virginia) has been reelected to a second term on the board from the AIBS Council of Member Societies and Organizations. Muriel E. Poston (Skidmore College, New York) has been elected to the board from the general membership. Continuing board member Louis J. Gross (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) has been elected to Treasurer. Continuing board member Steward T. A. Pickett (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, New York) has been appointed by President Travis to fill the remainder of Gross's board position, through to the end of 2010, vacated when Gross was elected Treasurer.
AIBS thanks Rita R. Colwell (University of Maryland at College Park) for her service to AIBS as she rotates off the board, having served as president in 2008, and Richard B. Norgaard (University of California, Berkeley) for his service to AIBS as he rotates off the board, having served as treasurer from 2004 to 2009.
For the full 2010 AIBS Board roster, go to www.aibs.org/about-aibs/board.html.