IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors Approves New Executive Committee Members
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 29 January 2014 – The IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors has approved the Executive Committee members who will serve under 2014 President Dejan Milojicic, who begins his term this month.
- First Vice President, Member and Geographic Activities, Elizabeth L. Burd, professor and Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Newcastle, Australia;
- Second Vice President, Standards Activities, James W. Moore, a 40-year veteran of software engineering at IBM and MITRE;
- Vice President, Publications, Jean-Luc Gaudiot, University of California Irvine professor of electrical engineering and computer science;
- Vice President, Professional Activities, Don Shafer, Athens Group co-founder and CTO;
- Vice President, Technical & Conference Activities, Cecilia Metra, a professor of electronics at University of Bologna;
- Vice President, Educational Activities, Phillip A. Laplante, a professor of software engineering at Pennsylvania State University and a professional engineer;
- Treasurer Charlene "Chuck" Walrad, managing director of Davenport Consulting Inc.; and
- Secretary David S. Ebert, Purdue Silicon Valley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The Executive Committee will also comprise President-elect Thomas M. Conte, a joint professor of computer science, and electrical and computer engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology; and Past-President David Alan Grier, an associate professor of science and technology policy at George Washington University.
- Roger U. Fujii, president of Fujii Systems, will serve as 2014 IEEE Division VIII Director;
- Susan K. (Kathy) Land, technical lead for the Missile Defense Agency, as 2014 IEEE Division V Director; and
- John W. Walz, former IEEE Computer Society President, as 2014 IEEE Division VIII Director-Elect.
In addition, the following appointments were made:
- Robert Dupuis, a professor at the University of Quebec, will continue as ombudsman;
- Nita Patel, a systems and software engineering manager at L-3 Warrior Systems, 2014 BoG member of the Nominations Committee;
- Pierre Bourque, a professor at L'École de technologie supérieure of the Université du Québec; Atsuhiro Goto, professor of the Graduate School of Information Security at the Institute of Information Security; and Gargi Keeni, a former vice president at Tata Consultancy Services; 2014 Audit Committee;
- Consultant Rich Belgard , Awards Committee Chair;
- Georgia Tech Research Institute Senior Research Scientist Jill Gostin, Elections Chair;
- University of Minnesota CBI Associate Director, Jeffrey Yost, History Committee Chair;
- University of Sydney Chair Professor Albert Zomaya, Fellows Evaluation Committee Chair;
- Retired CSC Fellow Paul R. Croll, Emerging Products & Services Committee Chair; and
- Gaudiot, IEEE Computer Society representative to the IEEE Publications Services and Products Board.
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