Nominees Sought for Society Leadership

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 2 March, 2010 – The IEEE Computer Society Nominations Committee is seeking nominations of qualified candidates for Society leadership. The deadline is 26 March.

Candidates are sought for the following positions:

Requirements:

President-elect, first and second vice president must hold member grades or higher in IEEE and have been Computer Society members for the preceding three years. Board of Governors members must be members of the Computer Society.

The following information will be required by the Nominations Committee for each candidate by Friday, 26 March 2010:

  1. Candidate Information: Name (as it should appear on all election materials), Business Title/Position, Business Name, Business Address, Preferred Phone, Mobile Phone, Email.
  2. Personal Biography: A brief statement not to exceed 350 words describing support for all IEEE and IEEE-CS activities, as well as other professional volunteer activities. Explain the candidate’s strengths and how these strengths would contribute to an IEEE-CS leadership position.
  3. Statement of Candidacy: Not to exceed 300 words in length. The statement should explain why the candidate desires to serve in a IEEE-CS leadership position.

Please send any proposed candidates to Skland@computer.org with a cc to amkelly@computer.org. Individuals can submit their names for more than one position. For more details, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/nominations

About the Committee:

Nominations will be reviewed by the 2010 Nominations Committee: Susan K. (Kathy) Land (chair), Elizabeth L. Burd, Brian Lovell, Itaru Mimura, Sorel Reisman, and Christina M. Schober.
The final candidate slate is approved by the Computer Society Board of Governors on 11 June 2010.

About the Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 39 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities.

The Computer Society serves the information and career-development needs of today’s computing researchers and practitioners with technical journals, magazines, conferences, books, conference publications, and online courses. Its Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) program for mid-career professionals and Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential for recent college graduates confirm the skill and knowledge of those working in the field. The CS Digital Library (CSDL) is an excellent research tool, containing more than 250,000 articles from 1,600 conference proceedings and 26 CS periodicals going back to 1988.

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