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Election of Members-at-Large of SPS Board of Governors

José M. F. Moura
SPS Past President and Chair, Nominations and Appointments Committee

Your vote is important! The election of Members-at-Large of the IEEE SPS Board of Governors is now open. Ballots have been mailed to SPS members. The ballot includes a diverse slate of candidates for the election, which were vetted by the SPS Nominations and Appointments Committee, as well as a space for write-in candidates. This year's election offers SPS members the opportunity to cast their votes via the web at https://eballot3.votenet.com/IEEE_SE for up to FOUR Member-at-Large candidates. Three will serve for a three-year term (1 January 2012-31 December 2014) and the fourth will fill a vacant Member-at-Large position for the 2012 calendar year. Ballots must be received at IEEE no later than 1 September 2011 in order to be counted.

The candidates for Member-at-Large are (alpha order):

1. John Apostolopoulos
2. Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya
3. Philip A. Chou
4. C.-C. Jay Kuo
5. Fernando Pereira
6. Anna Scaglione
7. Nikos Sidiropoulos
8. Akihiko (Ken) Sugiyama
9. Abdelhak Zoubir












The Board of Governors is the governing body that oversees the activities of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The SPS BoG has the responsibility of establishing and implementing policy, and receiving reports from its standing boards and committees. The Board of Governors is comprised of the following 21 Society members: seven officers of the Society who are elected by the Board of Governors, nine Members-at-Large elected by the voting members of the Society, and four Regional Directors-at-Large elected locally by Society voting members of the corresponding region. The seven officers are: the President, the President-Elect, the Vice President-Awards and Membership, the Vice President-Conferences, the Vice President-Finance, the Vice President-Publications and the Vice President-Technical Directions. The Executive Director of the Society shall serve ex-officio, without vote.

Members-at-Large represent the member view point in the Board decision-making. They typically review, discuss, and act upon a wide range of items affecting the actions, activities, and health of the Society.

More information of the Signal Processing Society can be found at this link.

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