Call for Nominations GEO AquaWatch Management Team

DEADLINE December 6th!

AquaWatch, the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) water quality initiative is developing and building the global capacity and utility of EO-derived water quality data, products and information to support effective monitoring, management and decision making. GEO AquaWatch seeks nominations of individuals to serve on our Management Team for the 2023-2026 triennium. Early Career  Scientists are encouraged to apply.  These roles are unpaid and voluntary.  

This call seeks individuals from diverse backgrounds and expertise within the water quality community including governmental agencies; academia; industry representatives; and non-governmental-, non-profit-, and intergovernmental-organizations. A variety of stakeholder perspectives is sought for this role – from the data production to the end users. Self-nominations are welcome. 

The call seeks candidates with any of the following expertise:

  • Operational Forecasting
  • Research Interest in the Earth Observation and Water Quality realm
  • Responsibility for protection and stewardship of inland and coastal waters;
  • Public administration supporting conservation planning, habitat restoration, ecosystem services, sustainable management practices;
  • Environmental law and standards, or policy and diplomacy of water quality uses;
  • Science communication, education, and outreach;
  • Hazard mitigation and disaster response management.

The Management Team ensures the GEO AquaWatch Goals and Objectives are met and carefully considers efforts and activities promoted or endorsed by the Initiative. They are the Working Group Co-Leaders and ensure timely accomplishment and quality control of GEO AquaWatch Workplan Activities undertaken by Working Groups.  The Management Team meets monthly via teleconference.  Management Team members serve a 3-year term with opportunity to be reappointed for a second 3-year term.  The expected time commitment is 5-10 hours per month. Please refer to the GEO AquaWatch Management Team Terms of Reference.

Read the full Call for Nominations here.

If you are interested in nominating someone to serve on the GEO AquaWatch Management Team, please send the name and contact information of your nominee along with and brief statement on the nominee’s experience and expertise relevant to GEO Aquawatch (LinkedIn Profile, CV, resume or websites links) to with the subject line “Nomination for GEO AquaWatch Management Team” by December 6, 2023. Review of applications to serve is expected to commence by December 7, 2023, with notification of selected candidates by December 20, 2023. Selected nominees will receive invitations to serve from GEO AquaWatch. For additional information about GEO AquaWatch, please see the GEO AquaWatch website.

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