NSF selected the initial members of the Board from a pool of nominations and self-nominations. As is normal when groups such as this are formed, members are given staggered terms. The normal term is 3 years. Members are eligible for renewal to a second term. OOI nominates two members. New appointees will be made by the OOIFB.
Kendra Daly (Chair), University of South Florida (2-year term ending Nov 2021) (became Chair in Nov 2019. Charter Member – Had original 1 year term ending May 2018)
Tim Crone, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Appointed DDCI Committee Chair 9/18, 3-year term ending September 2021) – Charter Member
Ed Dever, Oregon State University (OOI appointee)
Sarah Gille, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (3-year second term May 2020 to May 2023, first term started May 2017) – Charter Member
Brian Glazer, University of Hawaii (3-year second term May 2020 to May 2023, first term started May 2017) – Charter Member
Ruoying He, North Carolina State University (3-year term ending May 2021) (had original 1-year term ending May 2018) – Charter Member
Deborah Kelley, University of Washington (OOI appointee) – Charter Member
Dax Soule, Queens College, City University of New York (3-year term, March 2020 to March 2023)
John Wilkin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (completing a vacancy term, May 2020 to May 2021)
The starting date for OOIFB membership was May 1, 2017. See the Terms of Reference for details on membership.