Science Advisory Committee Report 2007 11-10

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on: October 17, 2007, 04:58:12 PM
FNPS Science Advisory Committee Report
October 17, 2007
Paul A. Schmalzer, Ph.D.

1. The email distribution list for announcements from the Science Advisory Committee was updated and revised. University contacts provided by Anne Birch, FNPS Director at large, were added as appropriate.

2. The Call for Scientific Papers and Posters for the 2008 Annual Conference was developed and reviewed by the Executive Director. It was submitted for publication in the next available issue of The Palmetto and also the next available issue of the Sabal minor. The Call appeared in the October issue of Sabal minor. It has been submitted to the FNPS Webmaster for posting on the web site. The Call was distributed by email in early October to the Science Committee distribution list.  FNPS Executive Director Karina Veaudry also distributed the Call for Papers to Chapters. The deadline for submissions will be February 1, 2008.

3. The Announcement of the 2008 Endowment Research Awards was developed and reviewed by the Executive Director. It was submitted for publication in the next available issue of The Palmetto and also the next available issue of the Sabal minor. The Announcement appeared in the October issue of Sabal minor.  The FNPS Webmaster has updated the website with the new information.  It was distributed by email in mid October to the Science Committee distribution list. FNPS Executive Director Karina Veaudry also distributed the Announcement of the Endowment Research Awards to Chapters. The deadline for applications will be March 7, 2008.



Karina Veaudry