December 2002–February 2003 Headquarters Update

2003 Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America  
Clifford Duke joined ESA's staff as the Director of Science in January 2003. He has a Ph.D in Botany and a Master's in Public Policy Sciences from Duke University, and an undergraduate degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont. We look forward to the expertise he will bring ESA from his employment background in environmental consulting and as a research scientist. Frontiers is launched! The celebration to launch Frontiers, which took place in February at the
more » ... onal Academy of Sciences, was delightful and very exciting. The ceremony, attended by about 80 guests, was a wonderful occasion. I had the pleasure of welcoming everyone to the reception, Ann Bartuska spoke about ESA's vision for the publication, and Sue Silver thanked the several boards and committees involved with Frontiers and introduced her staff. Governing Board members Jill Baron and Carol Brewer were also able to attend. Long-range planning grants Thanks to Board Members Jim Clark, Norm Christensen, and Sharon Collinge for serving on the subcommittee to award the long-range planning grants. The following awards were made: • Aquatic Ecology Section to support the development of a long-range plan for the Section.
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