IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
2 November 2006
Sheraton Hotel & Marina
San Diego, California USA
1. Call to Order - Cooper
A meeting of the IEEE Computer Society Executive Committee was held at 4:00 p.m. on 2 November 2006 at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California USA. Deborah M. Cooper, president, chaired, with Ann Q. Gates serving as secretary.
2. Roll Call – Gates
A roll call was held as follows:
A. Franchised Members
Deborah M. Cooper, President, present
Gerald L. Engel, Past President, present,
Ann Q. Gates, Secretary, present
Rangachar Kasturi, First VP, Conferences & Tutorials, present
Susan K. Land, Second VP, Standards Activities, present
Sorel Reisman, VP, Electronic Products & Services, present
Jon G. Rokne, VP, Publications, present
Christina M. Schober, VP, Chapters Activities, present
Stephen B. Seidman Treasurer, present
Murali R.Varanasi, VP, Educational Activities, present
Stephanie M. White, VP, Technical Activities, present
Michael R. Williams, President-elect, present
B. Ex officio Members (without vote)
Doris L. Carver, Computer EIC, absent
David W. Hennage, Executive Director, present
Stephen L. Diamond, 2005-2006 IEEE Division VIII Director, present
Thomas W. Williams, 2006 IEEE Division V Director-elect, absent
Oscar N. Garcia, 2005 IEEE Division V Director-Elect, present
3. Introduction of Guests – Cooper
The following guests and staff were present:
Angela R. Burgess
Mary Ward Callan
Violet S. Doan
Richard J. Price
Anne Marie Kelly
4. Approval of Agenda - Cooper
Motion 4: Schober moved, M. Williams seconded, “MOVED, that the agenda be approved as revised:” Motion carried by voice vote.
Add item 20: Transformation Planning Committee motion - Kasturi
Remove item 31: BMS Presentation - Gupta (Presentation has been moved to the board meeting.)
6. A. Approval of Minutes of the 15 June 2006 Meeting – Gates
Motion 6A: Engel moved, M. Williams seconded, “MOVED, that the minutes of the 15 June 2006 Executive Committee meeting be approved as is.” Motion carried.
6. Approval of Minutes of the 7 August 2006 Teleconference Meeting – Gates
Motion 6B: Engel moved, M. Williams seconded, “MOVED, that the minutes of the 7 August 2006 Executive Committee teleconference meeting be approved as is.” Motion carried.
7. Report of the President - Cooper
President Cooper gave an oral report.
8. Report of the Treasurer - Seidman
Seidman gave the report of the Treasurer, which can be found in the Agenda Book.
9. Report of the Executive Director - Hennage
Hennage reported on recent activity in the society. The report is in the Agenda Book.
10. Status of Action Items - Gates
Gates reviewed the status of action items as of 16 October 2006, which can be found in the Agenda Book. Items 3 and 4 remain open.
12. SC 2006 Funding Request for Educational Programs – Seidman
Motion 12: Seidman moved for the Finance Committee, “MOVED, that the Executive Committee of the IEEE Computer Society approves $75,000 to fund the SC2006 Minority Serving Institutions Program.” Motion carried.
19. 2006 Budget Amendments – Seidman
A. Capital Budget
None brought forward.
B. Operating Budget
See action item 11.
20. Endorsement of Transformation Planning Committee Report – Kasturi/Varanasi
Motion 20: Kasturi moved for the Transformation Planning Committee, “MOVED, that the Executive Committee of the IEEE Computer Society endorses, in principle, to move forward along the direction proposed in the draft report of the Transformation Planning Committee presented on 1 November 2006.” Motion carried by voice vote.
21. Amendments to the Society Bylaws – Williams
A. Bylaws Amendment Package (see attachment).
Motion 21A: M. Williams moved for the Constitution & Bylaws Committee, “MOVED, that the Executive Committee of the IEEE Computer Society approves the packet of amendments in their entirety (see attachment 21). Motion carried by voice vote.
22. Policies & Procedures Manual Revisions – Williams
None brought forward.
40. AD HOC COMMITTEES
40A. 60th Anniversary – Aylor/Hoelzeman
41. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
41A. President-Elect - Williams
41B. Vice President, Chapters Activities - Schober
The CAB report is in the Agenda Book.
41C. First Vice President, Conferences & Tutorials - Kasturi
The C&T report is in the Agenda Book.
41D. Vice President, Educational Activities - Varanasi
The EAB report is in the Agenda Book.
41E. Vice President, Electronic Products & Services - Reisman
Reisman gave an oral report.
41F. Vice President, Publications - Rokne
The Pubs report is in the Agenda Book.
41G. Second Vice President, Standards Activities – Land
The SAB report is in the Agenda Book.
41H. Vice President, Technical Activities – White
The TAB report is in the Agenda Book.
41I. Secretary – Gates
Election Results Analysis – Doan
The elections report is in the Agenda Book.
41J. Past President - Engel
41J. IEEE Division V/VIII Directors – Diamond/ Garcia
41K. Computer Editor-in-Chief – Carver
42. STANDING COMMITTEES
42A. Audit – O’Connell
O’Connell gave an oral report.
42B. Awards - Gates
The Awards Committee report is in the Agenda Book.
42C. Computer Society International Design Competition – Clements
The CSIDC report is in the Agenda Book.
42D. Constitution & Bylaws – Williams
42E. Elections – Grant
42F. Fellows – Zorian
42G. Finance – Seidman
No report. Seidman made note of the Treasurer’s Report in the Agenda Book.
42H. History – Liu
42I. Intersociety Cooperation – Engel
Latin America Activities – Barbacci
The Latin America Activities report is in the Agenda Book.
Coalition to Diversity Computing – Engel
The CDC report is in the Agenda Book.
42J. Membership – Engel
The 2 November 2006 Membership Committee meeting agenda is in the Agenda Book.
Ombudsman/Member Services Report – Israel
The Ombudsman report is in the Agenda Book.
42K. Nominations – Engel
42L. Personnel and Compensation – Engel
42M. Planning – Williams
42N. Professional Practices Committee – Moore
The PPC report is in the Agenda Book.
44A. Publisher - Burgess
The Pubs Office report is in the Agenda Book.
44B. Director, Information Technology - Linson
The IT&S report is in the Agenda Book.
44C. Director, Administration – Doan
The Administration report and four attachments (listed below) are in the Agenda Book.
a. August 2006 Membership Report
b. Asia/Pacific Office Report
c. Beijing Service Center Report
d. Moscow Service Center Report
44D. Director, Business & Product Development – TBD
44E. Associate Director, Volunteer Services – Kelly
The Volunteer Services report and four attachments (listed below) are in the Agenda Book.
a. Technical Meetings Final Reports Received Since Last Agenda Book
b. Technical Meetings Approved Since Last Agenda Book
c. Technical Meetings Final Reports Overdue
d. Technical Meetings Schedule
45. SPECIAL ORDERS
46. UNFINISHED BUSINESS OR GENERAL ORDERS
47. NEW BUSINESS
48. GOOD OF THE ORDER
50. NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be held at 4:00pm on Thursday, 8 February in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The meeting adjourned at 6:00pm Pacific Time.
21 Bylaws package