To: GCRC Listserv subscribers
Subject line: Wind energy, GCRC vacancy
September 1, 2006
We have two items of interest for your consideration:
1) Alternative energy events announcement
2) Position vacancy to be filled
1) Georgia Wind Energy Events
Georgia Wind Energy Conference in Atlanta, Oct. 24, 2006
Coastal Wind Energy Roundtable in Savannah, Oct 25, 2006
Early registration deadline for either event is Oct 15th.
Georgia is exploring its wind resources and is finding opportunities both off shore and in northern Georgia. Attendees will have an opportunity to:
• Learn about wind energy technology and its benefits;
• Learn about best practices in promoting wind energy, including appropriate siting and policy;
• Expand awareness of publicly available, local wind energy information;
• Discuss questions about wind energy with field experts.
Agenda and registration information for both events is available on the Georgia Wind Working Group website, www.gawwg.org For additional information contact -- email@example.com or call 404-659-5675.
Rita Kilpatrick, Georgia Policy Director
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
427 Moreland Ave., Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30307
404-659-5675(ph); 770-234-3909 (fax)
[Thank you to Susan Shipman for this information.]
2) Position to be filled.
The Georgia Coastal Research Council (GCRC) is looking for a Program Coordinator. The applicant must have excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills. The position is housed at the University of Georgia in Athens, but the applicant must be willing to travel to the coast of GA and to other sites in the southeast (approx. 1-2 trips/month). Desirable skills include a working knowledge of coastal ecology (M.S. in natural science required; Ph.D. preferred); computer experience (high level of competence with word processing, spreadsheets, presentation programs); and organizational skills. The person in this position will help to run the Georgia Coastal Research Council, a program that provides mechanisms for improved scientific exchange between coastal scientists and managers in the State of Georgia. The work involves researching and synthesizing scientific information for a technical audience, setting up and coordinating meetings, analyzing data, giving presentations at scientific meetings, and maintaining a website. The employee shares overall responsibility for day to day management of the project. For more information about the GCRC, please visit our website (www.marsci.uga.edu/coastalcouncil) or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply for the job, please follow the link below https://jobapp.humanres.uga.edu/hr_app/position_information_vac.cfm.
This position has been filled.