Archives—November 2019

Call for Applications- Advocates and Allies Advisory Board and Advocates Team

To make campus culture more equitable for all, the ADVANCE team would like to open a call for applications for the Advocates and Allies Advisory Board and the Advocates team. Information about each has been included below. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions.
Advocates and Allies Advisory Board
This group of women, minorities, and gender diverse individuals will work with the NSF-funded ADVANCE team to select, train, and advise the Advocates Team working to make our campus culture more inclusive by advancing knowledge and allyship. Selection preference will be given to those who can represent multiple groups on campus (eg: Grad Faculty Council and the College of Engineering) Applications due Dec. 16, 2019
Advocates Team
This group of men will work closely with the NSF-funded ADVANCE initiative and the Advocates and Allies Advisory Board (AAAB) to make our campus culture more inclusive by advancing knowledge and allyship. Advocates will be expected to participate in program development and delivery while executing Personal Action Plans related to equity issues on campus. Applications due Jan. 20, 2020
How To Apply
Interested individuals should complete our Google Form and upload a CV/Resume and a 2000 character max. description of advocacy experience/vision.

Bal Named to SAF National Board

Originally published in Tech Today on Nov. 19

Tara L. Bal (SFRES) has been elected as the incoming District 5 Representative to the Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Board of Directors. She will serve a three-year term starting January 1, 2020, representing SAF members in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa.

SAF’s Board of Directors provides leadership and direction to SAF to ensure the achievement of its mission to advance the science, technology, education, and practice of forestry.