Dear NORDP members,
Voting in the 2020 NORDP Board elections ended on June 11. This election saw a participation rate of 34%, which is lower than last year but greater than 2018. Thank you to our members for participating in the election process.
We want to thank the Nominating Committee for all their time spent soliciting and evaluating applications and nominations, and for coordinating the election process.
The NORDP Board of Directors ratified the results of the election this week and we are pleased to announce our four new Board members who will serve a four year term beginning July 1, 2020:
- Eva Allen, Assistant Director, Environmental Resilience Institute, Indiana University
- Anne Maglia, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Massachusetts Lowell
- Anne Pascucci, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, Christopher Newport University (designated Primarily Undergraduate University seat)
- Michael Preuss, Executive Director, Office of Evaluation and Research, West Texas A&M University (designated Minority Serving Institution seat: a Hispanic Serving Institution)
Please join us in congratulating the new Board members! Eva, Anne M., Anne P., and Michael, we look forward to your enthusiasm and leadership as we advance the global capacity for and impact of research by strengthening the practice and profession of research development.
Karen “Fletch” Fletcher
NORDP Vice President/President Elect
NORDP fosters a culture of inclusive excellence by actively promoting and supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in all its forms to expand our worldview, enrich our work, and elevate our profession.