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Committees


The UNAVCO bylaws provide for standing and advisory committees of the board and the members, as well as committees that are advisory to the president. The Board of Directors, Members or President may also establish advisory or other committees. Current UNAVCO advisory committees report to the board.

Standing Committees

Advisory Committees to the Board

View a table [xls] of all past memberships of all committees.

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Audit and Finance Committee

The Audit and Finance Committee, established in the bylaws, shall be responsible for overseeing corporate financial management functions, including investment and debt policies and transactions, recommending to the Board of Directors changes in financial management policy, and nominating to the Board of Directors the public accounting firm to be engaged to carry out the annual audit of the corporate financial position. Members serve three year terms and are eligible for reappointment.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Nancy Glenn, Treasurer UNSW, Sydyney n.glennunsw.edu.au Dec 2021
Jon Rush University of Colorado, Boulder jon.rushcolorado.edu Dec 2021
Dan Wilson University of Colorado dan.j.wilsoncu.edu Dec 2021

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee, established in the bylaws, is a committee appointed by the Members at the annual meeting to make nominations for the election of Directors and to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors. Members serve two year terms and are eligible for reappointment.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Julie Elliott Purdue University julieelliottpurdue.edu Dec 2021
Rowena Lohman Cornell University rbl62cornell.edu Dec 2021
Diego Melgar University of Oregon dmelgarmuoregon.edu Dec 2020
Jessica Murray** USGS jrmurrayusgs.gov Dec 2020
**Non-Voting Observers

Membership Committee

Membership Committee, established by action of the board, reviews applications for institutional membership using criteria established in the bylaws and recommends action to the board. Members serve two year terms and are eligible for reappointment.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Bill Barnhart University of Iowa william-barnhart-1uiowa.edu Dec 2020
Mian Lu University of Missouri, Columbia liummissouri.edu Dec 2019
Patricia Mothes Instituto Geofisico, Escuela Politecnica Nacional pmothesigepn.edu.ec Dec 2021

Education and Community Engagement Advisory Committee (ECE AC)

The Education and Community Engagement Advisory Committee (ECE AC) is appointed by and reports to the UNAVCO board of Directors, and provides recommendations (1) to the board, on issues of governance, policy, oversight, resource allocation, or strategic direction and (2) to UNAVCO management, on issues pertaining to ECE management. Recommendations to management are conveyed to the board as needed by the board liaison, in reports, and through distribution of the minutes. The ECE AC reviews the policies and effectiveness of the program in meeting commitments to its user community and in achieving the goals set forth in the UNAVCO Strategic Plan. The ECE AC interacts closely with the program director and the president. Each member serves a three-year term, typically to a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Heather Macdonald, Chair William & Mary rhmacdwm.edu Dec 2023
Magali Barba University of Colorado magali.barbacolorado.edu Dec 2020
Nicolas Barth University of California, Riverside nic.barthucr.edu Dec 2023
Sarah Conway U.S. Geologic Survey, Hawaii Volcano Observatory sarahcmoore34gmail.com Dec 2020
Eileen Evans California State University, Northridge eileen.evanscsun.edu Dec 2021
Noah Faye Pima Community College npfaypima.edu Dec 2021
Kevin Mahan University of Colorado Kevin.mahancolorado.edu Dec 2021
Franz Meyer University of Alaska Fairbanks fjmeyeralaska.edu Dec 2023
Tonie Van Dam (Board Liaison) University of Luxembourg tonie.vandamuni.lu Dec 2020
John Taber (Ex-Officio)** IRIS Education and Outreach taberiris.edu N/A
**Non-Voting Observers

Geodetic Data Services Advisory Committee (GDS AC)

The Geodetic Data Services Advisory Committee (GDS AC) is appointed by and reports to the UNAVCO Board of Directors, and provides recommendations (1) to the board, on issues of governance, policy, oversight, resource allocation, or strategic direction and (2) to UNAVCO management, on issues pertaining to GDS management. Recommendations to management are conveyed to the board as needed by the board liaison, in reports, and through distribution of the minutes. The GDS AC reviews the policies and effectiveness of the program in meeting commitments to its user community and in achieving the goals set forth in the UNAVCO Strategic Plan. The GDS AC interacts closely with the program director and the president. Each member serves a three-year term, typically to a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Julie Elliott, Chair Purdue University julieelliottpurdue.edu Dec 2023
Enrique Cabral-Cano Universidad Nacional Automona de Mexico ecabralgeofisicagmail.com Dec 2021
Jerry Carter** IRIS Jerryiris.washington.edu N/A
Jamie Farrell University of Utah jamie.farrellutah.edu
Dec 2023
Mike Floyd MIT mfloydmit.edu Dec 2020
Ronni Grapenthin, Board Liaison University of Alaska, Fairbanks rgrapenthinalaska.edu Dec 2020
Hook Hua Jet Propulsion Laboratory hook.huajpl.nasa.gov Dec 2021
Angie Moore Jet Propulsion Laboratory angelyn.w.moorejpl.nasa.gov Dec 2021
Kristy Tiampo,
Liaison from WInSAR EC
University of Colorado, Boulder kristy.tiampocolorado.edu Dec 2020
Shimon Wdowinski Florida International University swdowinsfiu.edu Dec 2020
**Non-Voting Observers

Geodetic Infrastructure Advisory Committee (GI AC)

The Geodetic Infrastructure Advisory Committee (GI AC) is appointed by and reports to the UNAVCO Board of Directors, and provides recommendations (1) to the board, on issues of governance, policy, oversight, resource allocation, or strategic direction and (2) to UNAVCO management, on issues pertaining to GI management. Recommendations to management are conveyed to the board as needed by the board liaison, in reports, and through distribution of the minutes. The GI AC reviews the policies and effectiveness of the program in meeting commitments to its user community and in achieving the goals set forth in the UNAVCO Strategic Plan. The GI AC interacts closely with the program director and the president. Each member serves a three-year term, typically to a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Elisabetta D'Anastasio, Joint Chair GNS Science e.danastasiogns.cri.nz Dec 2023
Diego Melgar, Joint Chair University of Oregon dmelgarmuoregon.edu Dec 2023
Noel Bartlow University of California, Berkeley nbartlowberkeley.edu Dec 2021
Ben Brooks** USGS bbrooksusgs.gov Dec 2021
Seebany Datta-Barua Illinois Institute of Technology sdattabaiit.edu Dec 2023
James Foster, Board Liaison University of Hawaii at Manoa jfostersoest.hawaii.edu Dec 2020
Yuning Fu Bowling Green State University yfubgsu.edu Dec 2021
Diana Roman Carnegie Institution of Washington dromancarnegiescience.edu Dec 2023
**Non-Voting Observers

The Polar Science and Technology Committee (PSTC)

The Polar Science and Technology Committee, established jointly by action of the board and the IRIS consortium, advises the boards of UNAVCO and IRIS on the activities of this UNAVCO program. Members serve three year terms and are eligible for reappointment. This committee can be contacted at pnscunavco.org.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Paul Winberry, Chair Central Washington University winberrygeology.cwu.edu Determined by IRIS
Rick Aster New Mexico Tech rick.astercolostate.edu
Determined by IRIS
Tim Bartholomaus University of Idaho tbartholomausIdaho.edu Determined by IRIS
Kelly Brunt [U] NASA kelly.m.bruntnasa.gov Dec 2023
Seth Campbell [U] University of Maine scampb64maine.edu Dec 2020
Julien Chaput University of Texas, El Paso jchaputees.nmt.edu Determined by IRIS
Peter Clarke [U] New Castle University peter.clarkencl.ac.uk Dec 2023
Amanda Lough Drexel University amanda.c.loughdrexel.edu Determined by IRIS
Matthew Siegfried [U] Colorado School of Mines siegfriedmines.edu Dec 2020
Terry Wilson, Board Liaison [U] Ohio State wilson.43osu.edu Dec 2020
[U] = UNAVCO appointed committee member

WInSAR Executive Committee

The WInSAR Executive Committee, established by action of the board, advises the board on the activities of the WInSAR consortium which is hosted by UNAVCO. Members serve two year terms and are eligible for reappointment.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Kristy Tiampo,
Chair
University of Colorado, CIRES kristy.tiampocolorado.edu Dec 2020
Bill Barnhart University of Iowa william-barthart-1uiowa.edu Dec 2020
David Bekaert Jet Propulsion Laboratory david.bekaertjpl.nasa.gov Dec 2020
Estelle Chaussard University of Oregon estellecuoregon.edu Dec 2020
James Foster, Board Liaison University of Hawaii jfostersoest.hawaii.edu Dec 2020
Gareth Funning,
Ex-Chair in transition
University of California, Riverside garethucr.edu Dec 2020
Eric Hetland University of Michigan ehetlandumich.edu Dec 2020

GNSS Data Products Subcommittee

The GNSS Data Products Subcommittee (GDPS) is a subcommittee of the Geodetic Data Services Advisory Committee (GDS AC). The GDPS provides recommendations to UNAVCO management and advisory committees on technical issues related to the development, generation and provision of GNSS data products within the context of ensuring UNAVCO’s effectiveness in meeting commitments to sponsors and community users and in achieving the goals of various projects related to GNSS data management, analysis methods and resulting products and services. The GDPS meets on an ad-hoc basis and reports to the GDS AC.

Name Organization E-Mail Term End
Bill Holt, Chair Stoneybrook University william.holtstonybrook.edu N/A
Adrian Borsa Scripps Institution of Oceanography aborsaucsd.edu N/A
Ronni Grapenthin,
GDS AC Liaison
University of Alaska, Fairbanks rgrapenthinalaska.edu N/A
Jennifer Haase Scripps Institution of Oceanography jhaaseucsd.edu N/A
George Hajj, Ex-Officio Jet Propulsion Observatory goerge.a.hajjjpl.nasa.gov N/A
Bill Hammond University of Nevada, Reno whammondunr.edu N/A
Tom Herring, Ex-Officio Massachusetts Institute of Technology tahmit.edu N/A
Hilary Martens University of Montana hilary.martensmso.umt.edu N/A
Chuck Meertens UNAVCO cmeertensunavco.org N/A
David Phillips UNAVCO dapunavco.org N/A
Christine Puskas UNAVCO cpuskasunavco.org N/A
 

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