Geothermal Resources Council Announces New Board of Directors

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Five new members join the GRC Board of Directors

Serving the global geothermal energy community since 1972

It is a great honor for us to work with them all and we look forward to starting towards our schedule of 2019 goals for increasing awareness of geothermal energy across society, in the USA and abroad.

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the general membership to 2-year terms. To provide continuity, half of the Board is elected every year. All GRC members are eligible for election to the Board of Directors.

The global GRC membership took part in the ballot in November, and the result was that five new members of the Board were elected: Andrea (Andy) Blair, Lara Owens, Robert Podgorney, Jefferson W. Tester and Hildigunnur (Hidda) Thorsteinsson.

They join eight other members who have been re-elected to the Board of Directors: Louis Capuano, III, Warren T. Dewhurst, James Lovekin, Leland "Roy" Mink, Jon Trujillo, Jeff Witter, Shigeto Yamada and Katherine (Kate) Young.

The diverse membership of the Board of Directors reflects the mission of the GRC to represent the entire global geothermal community.

William Pettitt, Executive Director of the GRC commented "We would like to congratulate all the new members of the Board on their success in the election and express our appreciation for them standing up to be a Director of the GRC. It is a great honor for us to work with them all and we look forward to starting towards our schedule of 2019 goals for increasing awareness of geothermal energy across society, in the USA and abroad."

Photos of the new Board of Directors can be seen on the GRC Website at http://www.geothermal.org/BOD.html

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About the Geothermal Resources Council:
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) will be celebrating 50 years of service to the global geothermal energy community in 2022. The GRC is dedicated to advancing geothermal development around the world through education, research, and outreach. For more information, please visit http://www.geothermal.org.

Get your daily geothermal news at Global Geothermal News
(http://www.geothermalresourcescouncil.blogspot.com). Become a fan on Facebook
(http://www.facebook.com/GeothermalResourcesCouncil). Follow GRC on Twitter [@GRC2001 and #GRCAM2019]. Check out GRC’s YouTube Channel (http://www.youtube.com/GeothermalCouncil). See geothermal photos on GRC’s Flicker page. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/geothermalresourcescouncil)

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