Computing Applications Nominees for elections and report of the ACM nominating committee

Nominees For Elections and Report of the ACM Nominating Committee

  1. Introduction
  2. President (7/1/04–6/30/06):
  3. Vice President (7/1/04–6/30/06)
  4. Secretary/Treasurer (7/1/04–6/30/06)
  5. Members at Large (7/1/04–6/30/08)

In accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the ACM, the Nominating Committee hereby submits the following slate of nominees for ACM’s officers. In addition to the officers of the ACM, five Members at Large will be elected. The names of the candidates for each office are presented in random order below:

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President (7/1/04–6/30/06):

David Patterson, University of California, Berkeley
Frances E. Allen, IBM Fellow Emerita

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Vice President (7/1/04–6/30/06)

Stuart Feldman, IBM
Telle Whitney, Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (IWT)

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Secretary/Treasurer (7/1/04–6/30/06)

Alan Berenbaum, Agere Systems
Laura Hill, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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Members at Large (7/1/04–6/30/08)

Barbara Ryder, Rutgers University
Kevin Schofield, Microsoft Research
George Neville-Neil, Neville-Neil Consultants
Ian Wand, University of York, UK
John "Scooter" Morris, Genentech
David S. Wise, Indiana University
Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Université Paris-Sud
Wendy Hall, University of Southampton

The Constitution and Bylaws provide that candidates for elected offices of the ACM may also be nominated by petition of one percent of the Members who as of November 1 are eligible to vote for the nominee. Such petitions must be accompanied by a written declaration that the nominee is willing to stand for election. The number of Member signatures required for the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and Members at Large, is 555.

The Bylaws provide that such petitions must reach the Elections Committee before January 31.

Original petitions for ACM offices are to be submitted to the ACM Elections Committee, c/o Pat Ryan, Deputy Executive Director, ACM Headquarters, by January 31, 2004. Duplicate copies of the petitions should also be sent to the Chair of the Elections Committee, Gerry Segal, Chief Information Architect, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 18, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA.

All candidates nominated by petition are reminded of the requirements stated in the Policy and Procedures on Nominations and Elections that a candidate for high office must meet in order to serve with distinction. Copies of this document are available from Rosemary McGuinness, Office of Policy and Administration, ACM Headquarters. Statements and biographical sketches of all candidates will appear in the May 2004 issue of CACM.

The Nominating Committee would like to thank all those who helped us with their suggestions and advice.

Stephen R. Bourne, Chair
Forest Baskett
Bonnie Berger
Robin Jeffries
Andrew McGettrick
Steve Teicher

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