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Published On: 12/18/2014

SFS at the Council of Scientific Society Presidents meeting

SFS leadership (presidents past, present and future) attended the recent meeting of the Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP) in Washington DC.   Dave Strayer (SFS President), Matt Whiles (SFS President-Elect), Randy Fuller (SFS Past-President) and Dave Penrose (SFS Past-Past President) met with France C√≥rdova (Director, National Science Foundation), John Holdren (Senior Advisor for President Obama on science and technology issues), Joe Palca (Science Correspondent, National Public Radio), Hunter Rawlings (President, Association of American Universities), and other luminaries. At the meeting, Dave Penrose co-organized a special series about critical issues and the future of water with experts on water resources from around the world. Finally, Dave Penrose was also elected as the next Chair of the CSSP! Congratulations, Dave!

(L to R) Dave Strayer (SFS President), Matt Whiles (SFS President-Elect), Congressman David Price [North Carolina (D)], and Dave Penrose (SFS Past-past President) (missing: Randy Fuller, SFS Past-President), Council of Scientific Society Presidents, Washington DC, December 2014.

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