The annual election of the Seismological Society of America was held on January 6, 2007.
The following nominees for Director were elected: John G. Anderson, Roland Burgman, William L. Ellsworth, and Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade. Four hundred and fifty-three ballots were received and counted; 17 were rejected as invalid.
The Board of Election was composed as follows: Wilbur Rinehart, Chairman; Michael Fisher, Earl Hart, and Mei Xue.
Gail M. Atkinson, professor of geophysics at University of Western Ontario, is the 2007 William B. Joyner Memorial Lecturer. She will deliver her lecture, “Earthquake Ground Motions: Myths and Mysteries,” at 6 pm Wednesday,...