Hannigan to Chair International Consortium for Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences
April 16, 2012
Professor of Environmental, Earth, and Ocean Sciences Robyn Hannigan has been elected chair-elect of the Board of Directors of the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences, Inc. (CUAHSI). She will assume full chair duties in January 2013.
Founded in 2001, the CUAHSI is 501(c)3 research organization representing more than 130 U.S. universities and international water science-related organizations. "I am, obviously, very honored by my election to this position which will enhance our collective national and international environmental research and educational impact," said Hannigan.
The chair-elect is one of three officers of the 15-member board responsible for managing all board activities and working with the hydrologic sciences community and funding agencies to advance hydrologic science, research, education, and practice. The CUAHSI receives support from the National Science Foundation to develop infrastructure and services for the advancement of water science in the U.S.