[Coin-announce] Call for Nominations for COIN-OR SLB and TLC Directors
lou at cs.sfu.ca
Fri Sep 12 11:12:24 EDT 2014
Call for Nominations for Directors, COIN-OR Foundation
Nominations are solicited for candidates for two director positions on
the Strategic Leadership Board (SLB) and three director positions on the
Technical Leadership Council (TLC). All positions are for a three year
term. Any interested individual is eligible to be a director of the
COIN-OR is evolving rapidly, and directors can have a significant
influence on the development of the Foundation. Candidates should have
an active interest in COIN-OR and be committed to active participation
in SLB and TLC business. For more information on the activities of and
expectations for directors, prospective candidates are encouraged to
contact any of the current directors or the Foundation Secretary
(secretary at coin-or.org).
Two directors will be elected to the SLB. There are no specific
eligibility requirements for either position; in particular, membership
in COIN-OR is not required. Candidates with expertise in the software
industry or experience as a director for a non-profit organisation will
be eagerly welcomed.
Three directors will be elected to the TLC. There are no specific
eligibility requirements for these positions; in particular, membership
in COIN-OR is not required.
The Foundation encourages the nomination of any interested individuals,
and particularly users of COIN-OR software, who have not previously been
active participants in COIN-OR projects. Diversity of viewpoint and
skills is both needed and appreciated.
For all director positions, a candidate may be nominated by any
interested individual. Self-nomination is allowed. All nominations
must be seconded by a full member of the Foundation.
Nominations should be emailed to the Secretary (secretary at coin-or.org)
and will be accepted until October 3, 2014. Candidates must agree to be
nominated and will be contacted to provide a short biography and
statement to be distributed to the full members of the Foundation prior
to the election.
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