The Members of the Marspedia Governing Council are as follows:
James Burk (Jburk), Chair
Nicole Willett (Nicolew), Vice Chair
Frank Crossman (Frank C)
Carie Fay *Ex-Officio (Administrative Director of the Mars Society)
James Gholston (Strangelv) (Designated Representative to Marspedia by the Moon Society)
Bruce Mackenzie (BMackenzie) *Ex-Officio (Executive Director of the Mars Foundation)
All of the above individuals are Voting Members of the Council and shall have voting privileges. All of the above individuals have 2-year terms that expire at the Mars Society Convention in 2021.
- Ex-Officio means they are members because of their office. In all cases above, these members have voting privileges and otherwise are the same as regular (non-Ex-Officio) members.
Changes to Council
On December 28, 2018, Shaun Moss was added to the council by unanimous vote, and Susan Holden Martin rejoined the council by unanimous vote. At that time, Kerri Miller, Michael Stoltz, and Mike Delaney were auto-removed from the council for inactivity. Shaun Moss later resigned in September 2019 (by his own choice) due to a lack of time & willingness to participate.
On March 30, 2018, Frank Crossman and Kerri Miller were added to the Council by unanimous vote. Also, James Burk was officially confirmed as Chair and Nicole Willett was nominated and confirmed as Vice Chair.
Susan Holden Martin was the initial Chair from October 2017 until March 2018, at which time she resigned and James Burk became Chair.
Former Council Members
Rosalie Dieteman (Miros1) (October 2017 - March 2018)
Mike Delaney (Mdelaney) (October 2017 - December 2018)
Kerri Miller (March 2018 - December 2018)
Michael Stoltz (October 2017 - December 2018)
Shaun Moss (December 2018 - September 2019)