Call for Nominations

There are no Call for Nominations at this time. 

Archived Call for Nominations

The following positions within the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) become vacant:

  • President-Elect (2019)
  • VP for Publications (2019-20)
  • VP for Members Activities (2019-20)
  • VP for Education (2019-2020)
  • Five ADCOM Members-at-Large (2019-2021)

According to the CIS Bylaws,
"Section 31. Schedule for ADCOM Elections
Five ADCOM Members-at-Large are elected each year, plus any vacated positions.
The election of President-Elect, Vice President for Education, Vice President for Members Activities,
and Vice President for Publications shall take place in even-numbered years."

This is the official call for nominations, including self-nominations, for the above vacancies. 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 should include the following:

  1. A brief CV of no more than 2 pages.
  2. A position statement of no more than 1 page, explaining
    • (a) your vision of CIS's society / education / members activities / publications (depending on the position) and how they contribute to CIS's overall growth and serve members' needs;
    • (b) challenges faced by the CIS's society / education / members activities / publications and your ideas of tackling them;
    • (c) the objectives (has to be SMART) of your term (if elected) and beyond.
      (Note: SMART objectives are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.)
    For candidates for ADCOM Members-at-Large, please explain in terms of your general CIS vision, challenges, ideas and objectives.
  3. A list of previous volunteering experience within CIS, IEEE, and other professional organisations, and relevant achievements. (No more than 1 page)

All the nominations and self-nominations should be sent to the Chair of the CIS Nominations Committee, me (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in this case, and copy to Jo-Ellen Snyder (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by *** 31/05/2018 (Thursday) ***.

Please check CIS Bylaws for the nominee's eligibilty for different positions: http://cis.ieee.org/bylaws.html.

Pablo A. Estevez
Chair (2018) of CIS Nominations Committee