[Coin-announce] Call for Nominations for COIN-OR SLB and TLC Directors

Lou Hafer 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.

More information on the COIN-OR foundation can be found at

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