ARCUS Committees

The committees below have been active in supporting ARCUS programs and activities within the past 12 months. If you are interested in learning more about the work of an ARCUS committee or would like to be considered for future committee assignments, please contact Brit Myers at brit [at] arcus.org.

(Last updated: 18 May 2021.)

2021 Interdisciplinary Research Committee

The ARCUS Interdisciplinary Research Committee is an ARCUS ad-hoc committee established by the Board of Directors to play an active volunteer leadership role in realizing current ARCUS strategic plan goals and objectives to facilitate and support Arctic research collaboration. The committee will work with ARCUS staff to suggest specific actions that ARCUS should take to help increase the capacity of the wider Arctic research community to undertake interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and convergence research and advise, support, and take part in ARCUS efforts to implement committee recommendations.


2021 Membership and Development Committee

The ARCUS Membership & Development (MemDev) Committee is an ARCUS standing committee established by the Board of Directors to play an active volunteer leadership role in building and sustaining the community relationships that are the cornerstone of ARCUS fundraising efforts and which are necessary to realize the ARCUS mission, vision, and strategic plan goals.


PolarTREC Advisory Committee

The PolarTREC Advisory Committee works with ARCUS staff to share ideas on how to structure PolarTREC program activities so they are inclusive of both formal and informal educators.


2020 Annual Meeting Planning Committee

The ARCUS Annual Meeting Planning Committee is an ARCUS ad-hoc committee established by the Board of Directors to play an active volunteer leadership role in planning and facilitating the ARCUS Annual Meeting.


2020-2021 Funding Awards Committee

The ARCUS Funding Awards Committee works with ARCUS staff on the administration of a funding awards program designed to encourage the participation of diverse early-career Arctic researchers in scientific conferences, meetings, and events.


2020 ARCUS Strategic Planning Committee

The ARCUS Strategic Meeting Planning Committee is an ARCUS ad-hoc committee established by the Board of Directors to facilitate the development of a new ARCUS Strategic Plan for 2020–2025.