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EGU Election Autumn 2009

The EGU Election Autumn 2009 for the next Union President and General Secretary was closed on 30 November 2009. We would like to thank each of the candidates for their initiative in standing for the election. We also sincerely thank all those EGU members who used their voting right. Active participation in elections ensures continuation of the well-established bottom-up structure of our Union!

In total, 2188 EGU members voted in this election. Please see the results below.

EGU President 2011–2013

Donald Bruce Dingwell
Donald Bruce Dingwell
Elected

1277 votes  (58.4%)

Fausto Guzzetti
Fausto Guzzetti

730 votes  (33.4%)

Donald Bruce Dingwell was elected to serve as EGU President for the term 2011–2013. Donald Bruce Dingwell will be inaugurated during the EGU plenary meeting on 3 May 2010 in Vienna, Austria, serving first as the EGU Vice-President (President-Elect) for one year. The elected candidate will then serve as EGU President for two years (2011–2013) and finally as Vice-President (Past-President) for the fourth year. Note that the terms start and end at the Plenary which is held during the General Assembly.

EGU General Secretary 2010–2012

Hans Thybo
Hans Thybo
Elected

1693 votes  (77.4%)

Hans Thybo was elected as the EGU General Secretary for the term 2010–2012. Hans Thybo will be inaugurated during the EGU plenary meeting on 3 May 2010 in Vienna, Austria.