2019 IEEE CIS Call for Nominations (Deadline July 31, 2019)

The following position and term within the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) has become vacant:

  1. One vacated ADCOM Member-at-Large (2019-2021)

According to the CIS Bylaws, ARTICLE XI – GOVERNANCE AND ADMINISTRATION,

Section 31 Schedule for ADCOM Elections:

"Five ADCOM Members-at-Large are elected each year, plus any vacated positions."

"A new vacated ADCOM Member-at-Large position due to an officer (VP-Conferences) election requires we fill the position for the term of remaining 2019, year 2020 and year 2021."

Eligibility requirements are defined in the CIS Bylaws, ARTICLE XIII – NOMINATIONS, ELECTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS, Section 1 ADCOM Members-at-Large

(a) Eligibility – All CIS members at any IEEE grade of membership higher than Student member and in good standing at the time of the election are eligible to be nominated as ADCOM Members-at-Large, except in the cases listed hereinafter.

Not more than two consecutive full terms as ADCOM Member-at-Large are permitted: eligibility is restored after a lapse of one year.

A candidate, whose former position in the CIS was vacated according to Art. XII Sect. 1 Pts. B or C, shall not be eligible for three years following the year in which he/she was removed from office. Please see .

The Nominations Committee reminds CIS members that additional nominations may be made by petition signed by CIS voting members. Interested individuals should get in touch with the Chair of the Nominations Committee for details.

This email is the official call for nominations, including self-nominations, for the above vacancy. In the case of nominations, the nominee needs to accept to serve in the position if he/she is selected and to prepare a position statement as part of the nomination package (see below).

The nomination materials for the openings of ADCOM Member-at-Large include the following:

  1. (1) A brief CV of no more than two pages.
  2. (2) A brief write-up explaining nominee’s general CIS vision, challenges, ideas and objectives. (No more than one page)
  3. (3) A list of previous volunteering experience within CIS, IEEE, and other professional organizations, and relevant achievements. (No more than one page)
  4. (4) Commitment to serve if selected and to prepare a position statement as part of the election package.

All the nominations and self-nominations should be emailed to the Chair of the CIS Nominations Committee, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and copy to Jo-Ellen Snyder (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by July 31, 2019.

 

Best regards,

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Gary G. Yen
Chair, 2019 CIS Nominations Committee