Biologist elected to governing board of national ecological society
by Indiana University Bloomington
December 8, 2021
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has announced the results of its recent election for five positions on its governing board. Among those selected by the membership to serve on the board is Jay T. Lennon.
Lennon, who was elected as a member-at-large of the ESA Governing Board, is a professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology. He also serves as associate chair of the department’s Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior Section.
Lennon has been a member of ESA since 2000. During this time, he has organized numerous symposia and oral sessions at ESA annual meetings. He is a member of the Aquatic Ecology Section, where he was on the Tom Frost Award Committee. He has served as the Secretary, Vice Chair, and Chair of the Microbial Ecology Section and was elected as an ESA fellow in 2021. In addition, he is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, and a Distinguished Lecturer for the American Society of Microbiology.