Professor Peter Fox has been Fox elected President of Earth Science Information Partners Federation (ESIP; esipfed.org). Fox will serve a 2-year term as ESIP celebrates its 15th year with over 100 institutional/ project members under the theme of "Making Data Matter". He has previously served several terms as a member representative to the ESIP executive committee and the Foundation for Earth Science (ESIP's parent organization) board. Fox has also chaired the Semantic Web cluster activity since its inception (2005). TWC/RPI has been a member of ESIP since 2008.