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Public Affairs Committee

The Public Affairs Committee works to advance the Society’s mission and goals by guiding and helping to implement the public affairs program of the Society. The Public Affairs Committee is responsible for these duties:

  • Advising staff on policy and communications
  • Providing input to ESA’s policy priority guidelines
  • Facilitating selection of the Annual Meeting Opening Plenary speaker, Regional Policy Award winner, and the Rapid Response Team luncheon speaker

Composition

  • Chair: This committee may not be chaired by a Governing Board
  • Members: 1 Governing Board member and others as appointed

Committee Members

  • Time Male, Chair (2022 – 2023)
  • Astrid Caldas (2020 – 2023)
  • Ann Bartuska (2022 – 2025)
  • James Rattling Leaf (2020 – 2023)
  • Karen Lips (2020 – 2023)
  • Ayo Deas (2021 – 2024)
  • Laura Petes (2022 – 2023)

Ex-officio

  • Sharon Collinge (2022 – 2023)