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Election of the GRC Board of Directors
2020-2021 Term

The GRC Nominations Committee is announcing the next election of the GRC Board of Directors in November 2019. The GRC Nominations Committee has compiled a list of candidates for the election but additional candidates can be nominated.

The GRC Bylaws require that Nomination by Petition for a candidate in the Board election must be accompanied by the signatures of at least 25 current paid GRC members.

Nomination by Petition - Submission Deadline October 1, 2019

Requirements: Download the GRC Nomination Petition Form, get 25 signatures of current paid GRC members. Forward the completed form to GRC to verify the signatures for eligibility. Once verified, you will be asked to send a head shot photo and a candidate statement.

  1. Download Nomination Petition Form..........

  2. Hand in the completed form to Estela Smith at the Annual Meeting & Expo, or email tot grc@geothermal.org  or via Fax to 1-530-758-2839 by the submission deadline.

After the Annual Meeting further promotions showcasing each candidate will be made available on the Global Geothermal News website and on the various GRC social media websites, starting October 1st.

The ballot voting period is from November 1st to 30th. You are encouraged to campaign for yourself during this time. The new elected board of directors will be announced in early December.


GRC Board of Director’s Committee Descriptions and Appointments (PDF)

If you are a GRC Member and would like to participate on a GRC Committee please contact the office at grc@geothermal.org.


GRC Board of Directors 2019-2020

Geothermal Resources Council Announces New Board of Directors (PDF) (December 21, 2018)

Board Committee chair assignations are listed below........

Andrew Sabin President

Andrew Sabin
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Jon Trujillo President-Elect

Jon Trujillo
Term Expires 12/31/2022

Membership Committee - Chair
Maria Richards Past-President

Maria Richards
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Paul Thomsen Policy Committee - Chair

Paul Thomsen

Andrea (Andy) Blair Andrea (Andy) Blair
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Robert Podgorney Robert Podgorney
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Dave Boden Dave Boden
Term Expires 12/31/2019

Education Committee - Chair
William (Bill) Rickard William (Bill) Rickard
Term Expires 12/31/2019

Audit Committee - Chair
Louis Capuano III Louis Capuano III
Term Expires 12/31/2020

Inspector's Committee, Student Committee - Chair
Ann Robertson-Tait Ann Robertson-Tait
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Marcelo DeCamargo Marcelo DeCamargo
Term Expires 12/31/2019

Honors & Awards Committee - Chair
Elaine Sison-Lebrilla Elaine Sison-Lebrilla
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Warren T. Dewhurst Warren T. Dewhurst
Term Expires 12/31/2020

International Committee - Chair
Gene Suemnicht Gene Suemnicht
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Roland Horne Roland Horne
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Jefferson W. Tester Jefferson W. Tester
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Kevin Kitz Kevin Kitz
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Hildigunnur (Hidda) Thorsteinsson Hildigunnur (Hidda) Thorsteinsson
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Jennifer Livermore Jennifer Livermore
Term Expires 12/31/2019

Nominations Committee - Chair
Kevin Wallace Kevin Wallace
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Danielle Matthews-Seperas Danielle Matthews-Seperas
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Patrick Walsh Patrick Walsh
Term Expires 12/31/2019
James W. Lovekin James W. Lovekin
Term Expires 12/31/2020

Foundation Committee - Chair
Jeff Witter Jeff Witter
Term Expires 12/31/2020

Business & Finance Committee - Chair
Roy L. Mink Roy L. Mink
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Shigeto Yamada
Shigeto Yamada
Term Expires 12/31/2020
Josh Nordquist Josh Nordquist
Term Expires 12/31/2019
Katherine Young Katherine Young
Term Expires 12/31/2020

Communications Committee - Chair
Lara Owens Lara Owens
Term Expires 12/31/2020
   

John W. Lund
John W. Lund
(Emeritus - non-voting)
Bob Greider Bob Greider
(Emeritus - non-voting)