IRIS Announces 2011 Slate of Candidates

The IRIS Nominations Committee has announced the following candidates to fill several positions on the Board of Directors:

One candidate to fill a 3-year term as Vice Chair:

  • Matthew Fouch, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Four candidates to fill two 3-year terms as Directors:

  •  Emily Brodsky, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Jeroen Ritsema, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Beatrice Magnani, University of Memphis
  • Aaron Velasco, University of Texas, El Paso

Information about the candidates and the upcoming Annual Meeting of the IRIS Consortium is available at

Continuing Board Members:

  • Brian Stump, (Chair) 2013
  • Susan Bilek, 2012
  • John Hole, 2012
  • Doug Wiens, 2012
  • Paul Davis, 2013
  • Jeroen Tromp, 2013

The Member Representative for each IRIS Member Institution is encouraged to vote in this important election.

Your Vote Counts!

  • An election package, including ballot and instructions, will be sent to Member Representatives in early November.
  • Voting by mail is strongly encouraged. Mailed ballots must be received at IRIS Headquarters by November 28.
  • Voting in person can be done during the reception prior to the Annual Meeting, however all ballots must be submitted by 7:00 p.m. on December 5.