AGU Election Information


The Governance Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 AGU Election. Newly-elected leaders begin their term on 1 January 2015 and serve a 2-year term. Please join us in congratulating them!

AGU Board of Directors
President-elect: Eric A. Davidson
General Secretary: Louise Pellerin
Director – Position 1: Cathryn A. Manduca
Director – Position 2: Soroosh Sorooshian
Director – Position 3: Kelly Klima

Council: Student and Early Career
Student – Position 1: Annie Tamalavage
Student – Position 2: Kristie Llera
Early Career – Position 1: Aisling M. Dolan
Early Career – Position 2: Jasmine Crumsey

Atmospheric and Space Electricity Focus Group
President-elect: Timothy J. Lang
Secretary: Robert C. Moore

Atmospheric Sciences Section
President-elect: Joyce Penner
Secretary – Physics, Dynamics and Climate: Shuyi S. Chen

Biogeosciences Section
President-elect: Ariel D. Anbar
Secretary: Erika Marin-Spiotta

Cryosphere Focus Group
President-elect: Tavi Murray
Secretary: Lora Koenig

Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Focus Group
President-elect: William E. Dietrich

Earth and Space Science Informatics Focus Group
President-elect: Ruth Duerr
Secretary: Anne Wilson

Geodesy Section
President-elect: Susan E. Owen
Secretary: William C. Hammond

Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism Section
President-elect: Laurie L. Brown
Secretary: Julie Bowles

Global Environmental Change Focus Group
President-elect: Ellen Mosley-Thompson
Secretary: Ali H. Omar

Hydrology Section
President-elect: Jeffrey McDonnell
Secretary: Terri S. Hogue

Mineral and Rock Physics Focus Group
President-elect: Andrew Campbell
Secretary: Wendy R. Panero

Natural Hazards Focus Group
President-elect: Ramesh P. Singh
Secretary: Amir AghaKouchak


Near Surface Geophysics Focus Goup
President-elect: Sarah Kruse
Secretary: Burke J. Minsley

Nonlinear Geophysics Focus Group
President-elect: Annick Pouquet
Secretary: Joern Davidsen

Ocean Sciences Section
President-elect: Eileen E. Hofmann
Secretary – Biological Oceanography: Heidi M. Sosik
Secretary – Physical Oceanography: Victoria Coles

Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Focus Group
President-elect: Figen Mekik
Secretary: Petra S. Dekens

Planetary Sciences Section
President-elect: Sarah T. Stewart
Secretary: Barbara A. Cohen

Seismology Section
President-elect: Douglas Wiens
Secretary: Miaki Ishii

Societal Impacts and Policy Sciences Focus Group
President-elect: Linda R. Rowan
Secretary: Maggie Walser

Space Physics and Aeronomy Section
President-elect: Larry J. Paxton
Secretary – Aeronomy: Anja Stromme
Secretary – Solar and Heliospheric Physics: J. Todd Hoeksema

Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Focus Group
President-elect: Allen K. McNamara
Secretary: Laurent Montesi

Tectonophysics Section
President-elect: Ross S. Stein
Secretary: Julia K. Morgan

Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology Section
President-elect: William F. McDonough
Secretary – Geochemistry: Cin-Ty Lee
Secretary – Volcanology and Petrology: Amanda B. Clarke


If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Enderlein (, Assistant Director of Leadership.