The Nominating Committee (Joan Hall, chair; Michael Montgomery, Matt Gordon) is pleased to announce its nominee for ADS Executive Council member for the four years 2008-2011:
Benjamin Zimmer, editor for American dictionaries at Oxford University Press.
Our constitution says:
Additional nominations may be made by a petition signed by at least ten members in good standing, to be received by the Executive Secretary [Allan Metcalf] not later than 15 days before the annual meeting. [That would be Dec. 19 this year.] Elections shall occur during the annual meeting.