VadimVadim Ponomarenko is the new Notes Editor Elect for the American Mathematical Monthly as of January 1, 2016.  This is the most widely read mathematics journal in the world, with extremely high standards for exposition.  The Notes Editor is editorially responsible for all notes (short articles) and is considered second in command, after the Editor in Chief.  During 2016, as Notes Editor Elect, Dr. Ponomarenko will perform these duties but will not appear as Notes Editor on the journal masthead.  During 2017-2021, he will be Notes Editor, and will appear on the masthead (however in 2021 the next Notes Editor Elect will be performing the duties).