Guylaine M. Pollock

2000 IEEE Computer Society President

Guylaine M. PollockIEEE Computer SocietyGuylaine M. Pollock, 2000 Computer Society president and 2000-2003 IEEE Division V Director, recently was honored by receiving the 2004 Woman on the Move award from the Middle Rio Grande (New Mexico) YWCA.

Pollock also received special recognition from the New Mexico legislature as a recipient of this award.

Pollock, a senior member of technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, was nominated for the award by the IEEE Albuquerque Section.She was one of eleven winners selected from among 88 nominees for this year's YWCA award.In presenting the honor, YWCA officials stressed the importance of Pollock's contributions to Sandia, her service to the computing profession, her efforts on behalf of nonprofit New Mexico organizations, and her participation in community activities, including her dedication to assisting the elderly.

An IEEE Computer Society Golden Core member, Pollock has received numerous other awards, including Notable Women of Texas, membership in Upsilon Pi Epsilon, a Gulf Oil Foundation Fellowship, and the Computer Society's Richard E. Merwin International Scholarship Award.She also received an IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000, and has received several Awards of Excellence from Sandia National Laboratories.