Committees

The Ocean Sciences Section maintains a number of standing committees.  In addition, some members of the section serve on Union-wide committees.

Executive Committee
Honors and Recognition
Meeting Representatives
Fellows

Executive Committee Membership

Eileen Hofmann – President
Robert Anderson – President-elect
Lynne Talley – past-President
Victoria Coles – Secretary, Physical Oceanography
Heidi Sosik – Secretary, Biological Oceanography
Claudia Benitez-Nelson – Secretary, Marine Geochemistry
Charles Nittrouer – Secretary, Marine Geology and Geophysics
Frederick Bingham – 2018 OSM co-chair
James Murray – Member-at-large
Detlef Stammer – Member-at-large
Minhan Dai – Member-at-large (2018)
Paula Bontempi  – Agency Representative
Peter Brewer – AGU Publications Representative
Katherine Mackey – Early career member (2017)
Miram Gleiber – Student member (2017)
Isaac Irby – Section Webmaster (social media)

Honors and Recognition CommitteeLynne Talley (Chair), Eileen Hofmann, Robert Anderson, Claudia Benitez-Nelson, Victoria Coles, Charles Nittrouer, Heidi Sosik

Meeting representatives:

Fellows Committee, Robert Anderson (Chair), Eileen Hofmann, Richard Barber, Kenneth Johnson, Sarah Gille, Claire Reimers, Tim Jickells

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