Some news from the executive committee: we will put on the ballot a modification of the GGR bylaws to create the post of membership coordinator, as our membership continues to grow (we are now at 782 members!). We will also propose an amendment of a sloppy wording about the constitution of the nominating committee. The current bylaws state it will have three members and then go on to describe how to choose four (!) members. This year the committee is chaired by Bei-Lok Hu, helped by Joe Giaime (APS representative), Don Marolf and Nergis Mavalvala.
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