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Nobel Laureate David Baltimore To Serve As AAAS President-Elect
Nobel laureate David Baltimore, a biologist and president of Caltech, has been chosen to serve as president-elect of AAAS beginning 21 February, at the close of the 2006 Annual Meeting.
At that time, the current president-elect, John Holdren, will begin a one-year term as AAAS President. Holdren is director of the Woods Hole Research Center, as well as Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and director of the Science, Technology and Public Policy Program at Harvard University.
The current president, Gilbert S. Omenn, will begin a one-year term as chairman of the AAAS Board of Directors at the close of the Annual Meeting. Omenn is professor of internal medicine, human genetics and public health at the University of Michigan.
Here are the full election results, with all terms starting at the end
of the year's Annual Meeting in February:
President-Elect: David Baltimore, California Institute of Technology.
Board of Directors: Alice P. Gast, MIT; Thomas D. Pollard, Yale.
Committee on Nominations: Elizabeth Blackburn, University of California-San Francisco; Peter G. Brewer, Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, Calif; Claire M. Fraser, The Institute for Genomic Research in Rockville, Md., Pauline O. Lawrence, University of Florida in Gainesville.
Section on Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources
Chair-Elect: James L. Van Etten.
Member-at-Large: Eugene Nester.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Thomas J. Guilfoyle, George E. Seidel, Jr.
Council Delegate: Jeffrey C. Silvertooth.
Section on Anthropology
Chair-Elect: A. Theodore Steegmann, Jr.
Member-at-Large: Cynthia M. Beall.
Electorate Nominating Committee: John Kappelman, Lynnette Leidy Sievert.
Section on Astronomy
Chair-Elect: Alyssa A. Goodman.
Member-at-Large: Julie Lutz.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Karen S. Bjorkman, Steven Kilston.
Section on Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences
Chair-Elect: Thomas P. Ackerman.
Member-at-Large: Peter J. Webster.
Electorate Nominating Committee: David D. Houghton, David A. Randall.
Section on Biological Sciences
Chair-Elect: Virginia Walbot.
Member-at-Large: Marian Carlson.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Daphne Preuss, Barbara T. Wakimoto.
Section on Chemistry
Chair-Elect: John C. Hemminger.
Member-at-Large: Patricia A. Thiel.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Marisa C. Kozlowski, David A. Tirrell.
Section on Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences
Chair-Elect: Ann Progulske-Fox.
Member-at-Large: Beverly A. Dale-Crunk.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Susan Kinder Haake, Philip Stashenko.
Section on Education
Chair-Elect: James H. Stith.
Member-at-Large: Penny J. Gilmer.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Sandra K. Abell, Bonnie J. Brunkhorst.
Section on Engineering
Chair-Elect: Gail H. Marcus.
Member-at-Large: Herbert H. Richardson.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Sangeeta N. Bhatia, Frank L. Huband.
Council Delegate James J. Duderstadt, Winfred M. Phillips.
Section on General Interest in Science and Engineering
Chair-Elect: Lynn E. Elfner.
Member-at-Large: Linda Trocki.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Jack O. Burns, Robert D. Crangle.
Section on Geology and Geography
Chair-Elect: James C. Knox.
Member-at-Large: Greg Ravizza.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Paul A. Baker, Debra A. Willard.
Section on History and Philosophy of Science
Chair-Elect: James R. Fleming.
Member-at-Large: Douglas Allchin.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Corinna Treitel, Virginia Trimble.
Council Delegate: Sara Joan Miles.
Section on Industrial Science and Technology
Chair-Elect: Charles L. Liotta.
Member-at-Large: Max G. Lagally.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Thomas W. Eagar, Kenneth A. Jackson.
Council Delegate: Steven W. Popper.
Section on Information, Computing, and Communication
Chair-Elect: Bryant W. York.
Member-at-Large: Joel Moses.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Barbara J. Grosz, Fred W. Weingarten.
Section on Linguistics and Language Science
Chair-Elect: Patricia K. Kuhl.
Member-at-Large: Barbara Abbott.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Jeanette K. Grundel, Richard T. Oehrle.
Section on Mathematics
Chair-Elect: Carl Pomerance.
Member-at-Large: David Isaacson.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Sheldon Axler, T. Christine Stevens.
Section on Medical Sciences
Chair-Elect: Jay A. Berzofsky.
Member-at-Large: Judy Lieberman.
Electorate Nominating Committee: H. Kim Bottomly, Phillip Scott.
Council Delegate Gail A. Bishop, Carol D. Blair, Ashley T. Haase, Paul A. Insel, Gary J. Nabel, Joann B. Sweasy.
Section on Neuroscience
Chair-Elect: Mary E. Hatten.
Member-at-Large: Leslie P. Tolbert.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Gail Mandel, Robert H. Wurtz.
Section on Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chair-Elect: Margaret O. James.
Member-at-Large: Robert P. Hanzlik.
Electorate Nominating Committee: William F. Elmquist, Anthony J. Hickey.
Section on Physics
Chair-Elect: Lawrence M. Krauss.
Member-at-Large: Peter D. Barnes.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Dawn A. Bonnell, Leonard C. Feldman.
Section on Psychology
Chair-Elect: Lynn Nadel.
Member-at-Large: Roberta L. Klatzky.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Richard J. Davidson, Barbara L. Finlay.
Council Delegate: Robert A. Rescorla.
Section on Social, Economic, and Political Sciences
Chair-Elect: Linda G. Martin.
Member-at-Large: Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Michael Brintnall, Beth J. Soldo.
Council Delegate: Charles F. Manski.
Section on Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering
Chair-Elect: Susan Hackwood.
Member-at-Large: Elizabeth Chornesky.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Donna Gerardi Riordan, Albert H. Teich.
Section on Statistics
Chair-Elect: Ron Brookmeyer.
Member-at-Large: Juliet Popper Shaffer.
Electorate Nominating Committee: Carol K. Redmond, James L. Rosenberger.
20 January 2006