CRA Elections Committee Announces 2014 Slate

The CRA Elections Committee has selected the following individuals to run for a seat on the CRA Board of Directors in 2014.

Directions are provided at the end of this memo for the submission of petition nominations, which are due on Month X, 2014. Election materials will be distributed to CRA members by Month X, 2014, with a deadline of Month X, 2014 for submitting completed ballots.

Academic Nominees (??? slots to fill):

Nancy M. Amato
Unocal Professor and Interim Department Head
Texas A&M University
Computer Science and Engineering

Susan B. Davidson (incumbent)
University of Pennsylvania
Computer and Information Science

Dan Grossman
Associate Professor
University of Washington
Computer Science & Engineering

Susanne Hambrusch
Purdue University
Department of Computer Science

Julia Hirschberg (incumbent)
Percy K. and Vida L. W. Professor of Computer Science
Columbia University
Computer Science

Michael N. Huhns
NCR Chair Professor; Department Chair
University of South Carolina
Computer Science and Engineering

James Kurose (incumbent)
Distinguished Professor
University of Massachusetts
School of Computer Science

Frank Pfenning
President's Professor and Head
Carnegie Mellon University
Computer Science Department

Louiqa Raschid
University of Maryland
Smith School of Business & UMIACS & Computer Science

Barbara G. Ryder
Head, Department of Computer Science, J. Byron Maupin Professor of Engineering
Virginia Tech
Computer Science Department

Josep Torrellas
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Computer Science Department

Ellen Zegura (incumbent)
Georgia Tech
School of Computer Science

Industry/Centers Nominations (??? slots to fill):

Mary Czerwinski (incumbent)
Research Manager
Microsoft Research

Brent Hailpern (incumbent)
Director of Computer Science
IBM Research
IBM Research - Almaden



The CRA bylaws allow candidates to be nominated by petition. Petition nominations are due one month from the date the Election Committee's slate is announced (deadline will be Month X, 2014 this year).

Information on submitting petition nominations and nomination forms are available here (need to update this). Each petition must be signed by the Designated Voting Representatives of at least 10 Constituent Member Organizations that are current in dues payment. The membership list is posted here.

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