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

Mos Kaveh
SPS Past President and Chair, Nominations and Appointments Committee

Your vote is important! The election of Members-at-Large (term 1 January 2013 through 31 December 2015) and the Directors-at-Large for Regions 1-6 and Region 8 (term 1 January 2013 through 31 December 2014) 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 both elections, 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 THREE Member-at-Large candidates and ONE Regional Director-at-Large for your corresponding region: Regions 1-6 (US) and Region 8 (Europe/Middle East/Africa). Ballots must be received at IEEE no later than 30 August 2012 in order to be counted.

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

1. JOHN APOSTOLOPOULOS
2. LIANG-GEE CHEN
3. FULVIO GINI
4. WALTER KELLERMANN
5 GEERT LEUS
6. BJÖRN OTTERSTEN
7. FERNANDO PEREIRA
8. AKIHIKO (KEN) SUGIYAMA
9. MIN WU

 

John Apostolopoulos Liang-Gee Chen Fulvio Gini Walter Kellermann Geert Leus
John Apostolopoulos   Liang-Gee Chen Fulvio Gini Walter Kellermann Geert Leus
Bjorn Ottersten Fernando Pereira Akihiko (Ken) Sugiyama Min Wu
Björn Ottersten   Fernando Pereira A. (Ken) Sugiyama Min Wu

 

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

REGIONS 1-6:

1. ANTHONY KUH
2. YUN QING SHI

Anthony Kuh Yun Qing Shi
Anthony Kuh Yun Qing Shi

 

REGION 8:

1. MAURO BARNI
2. JONATHON

Mauro Barni Jonathon Chambers
Mauro Barni Jonathon Chambers

 

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.

Regional Directors-at-Large are IEEE Signal Processing Society members who are elected locally by Society voting members of the corresponding region via the annual election, to serve on the Society’s Board of Governors as non-voting members and voting members of the Society’s Membership Board.

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

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