The Optical Society Elects Ursula Gibson as 2017 Vice President
"The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce that its members have elected Ursula Gibson of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, as its 2017 vice president. Three directors-at-large were also chosen during this year's election: Mark Brongersma of Stanford University, USA; Pierre Chavel of the Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique and Institut d’Optique, France; and Martijn de Sterke of University of Sydney, Australia. The announcement was made today during The Optical Society’s 100th Annual Business Meeting at the Frontiers in Optics (FiO) and Laser Science (APS/DLS) conference in Rochester, New York, USA.
By accepting the vice presidency, Gibson makes a four-year commitment to OSA's Board of Directors. She will serve one year as vice president in 2017, followed by one year as president-elect in 2018, president in 2019 and past-president in 2020. "