Nomination Committee/2021 Nominations and Ballot

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Each year, ESIP conducts elections of its officers, committee chairs and Administrative Committee members. We are at the time of year when we begin accepting nominations for the following positions which are elected ESIP-wide: (multiple nominees for a position are welcome and encouraged).

Nominations coming from the Nominating Committee are indicated by "NomCom" and do not require a second. Incumbents in a position are indicated by (i) following their name. Nominations will be accepted through October 31, 2020. Send nominations (self-nomination is encouraged) to [email protected]

Candidates are invited to submit statements about their candidacy to be posted on this site.

Updated position descriptions are available at the links for each position below.

(Click on each Position to view its description and Committee's role)

POSITION NOMINEE CANDIDATE STATEMENT

President

Ken Casey Ken Casey (Elected, 82/82 Votes = 100%)

Vice President

Denise Hills

Scotty Strachan

Denise Hills (Elected, 51/78 Votes = 65%)

Scotty Strachan (27/78 Votes = 35%)

Governance Committee Chair

Bill Teng Bill Teng (Elected, 80/80 Votes = 100%)

Finance Committee Chair

James Gallagher

Tracey Pilone

James Gallagher (38/81 Votes = 47%)

Tracey Pilone (Elected, 43/81 Votes = 51%)

Partnership Committee Chair

Mike Daniels Mike Daniels (81/81 Votes = 100%)

Data Stewardship Committee Chair

Amber Budden Amber Budden (Elected, 79/79 Votes = 100%)

Education Committee Chair

Carla McAuliffe Carla McAuliffe (Elected, 79/79 Votes = 100%)

Information Technology & Interoperability Committee Chair

Derek Masaki Derek Masaki (Elected, 80/80 Votes = 100%)

Semantic Technologies Committee Chair

Brandon Whitehead Brandon Whitehead (Elected, 76/76 Votes = 100%)

At Large Board Member (2 positions)

Catherine Cramer

Beth Huffer

Daniella Lowenberg

Karen Moe

Cynthia Parr

Alex Speer

Lesley Wyborn

Catherine Cramer (10 Votes)

Beth Huffer (22 Votes)

Daniella Lowenberg (30 Votes)

Karen Moe (25 Votes)

Cynthia Parr (Elected, 32 Votes)

Alex Speer (7 Votes)

Lesley Wyborn (Elected, 37 Votes)


Nominations will be accepted through October 31, 2020. Send nominations (self-nomination is encouraged) to [email protected] Candidates are invited to submit statements about their candidacy to be posted on this site.

In addition, each ESIP Type elects representatives to each Administrative Committee. The current ESIP Type Representatives will be contacting their respective caucuses to begin accepting nominations for representatives to the following Committees:

Governance Committee
Finance and Appropriations Committee
Partnership Committee
Meetings Committee