Board of Governors Nominations

The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is seeking nominations for three new members on its Board of Governors. Applicants may either self-nominate or they may be nominated by others. The IMA's board will consist of 10 distinguished members from academia, industry, and national laboratories. The board is the principal governing body of the IMA. Incoming members of the board will serve a five-year term, beginning on January 1, 2018.

The role of the board is twofold: first, to provide oversight and advice on matters of institute management, development, and institutional relationships; and second, board members play an active scientific role in planning and developing programs, as well as identifying lead program organizers. The board meets for two days annually and subcommittees meet several times annually by conference call.

Nominations should be submitted via the online form. All nominations will be reviewed by the Nominations Committee. Applicants will be notified of the committee's decision no later than December 1, 2017. Nominations are due no later than August 31, 2017.

Questions about the nomination process can be directed to Assistant IMA Director Katherine Dowd ( or IMA Director Daniel Spirn (