Board of Directors Nominations - 2012
Candidate nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 IEEE Annual Elections ballot for Director-at-Large positions on the IEEE EMC Society Board of Directors (BoD) for a three year term, beginning January 1, 2013. In accordance with the bylaws, nominations may be made by the Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee or by petition by individual voting members.
To be eligible for consideration as a candidate by the N&A Committee, a nomination supported by signatures of at least fifteen (15) EMC Society higher-grade members (i.e., excluding those of students and affiliates) in good
Individual voting members may also propose, by petition, names to be added to the EMC Society annual election ballot for positions of Director at-Large to be elected by the voting members of the EMC Society for the coming term. Such petitions shall carry a minimum of 81 names of Society higher-grade members in good standing. A secure on line petition web site will be set up for each eligible candidate (a hyperlink to all the nominee sites will be on the EMC-S web site, www.emcs.org. Nominees may alternatively submit paper-form petitions. Only signatures submitted electronically or original signatures on paper-form petitions shall be accepted. Facsimiles, or other copies of the original signature, shall not be accepted.
Candidates who plan to run should contact as soon as possible the N&A Committee Chair (e-mail: email@example.com) and provide their full name, IEEE membership number and Grade and their preferred manner for petition submission.
Nominees should possess professional stature and significant technical skills in electromagnetic compatibility. They must have adequate financial support outside the Society and have the approval of their organizations or employers to actively participate in the Board meetings and contribute to its activities. Duties include attending the majority of Board meetings scheduled per year as a minimum (e.g., three of four meetings when there are four BoD meetings per year) and participation on committees, both of which require telephone, fax, mail and e-mail communications.
Nominees must be full, higher grade members of the IEEE and members of the EMC Society of good standing.
Nominations shall be submitted to the N&A Committee. All candidates willing to run and serve are required to submit to the N&A Committee, in addition to the petition, the BoD Candidate Nomination Form including the following elections material for inclusion on the ballot:
Qualifying nominations and all supporting documentation shall be provided to the N&A Committee with a date-tag of no later than May 30, 2012.
For answers to any questions, please contact Ms. Maradei or any member of the Board of Directors.