[Accessibility] Fwd: AIA Call for Nominations Open Through May 21, 2008

Calvin Gaisford cgaisford at novell.com
Tue May 6 10:49:09 PDT 2008

I thought I would forward this to the list.  The AIA how has two new steering committee positions open and this email was sent out announcing the nominations for the positions.

>>> On Fri, May 2, 2008 at  8:44 AM, in message
<20080502144444.5618.21839 at members.accessinteropalliance.org>,
<admin at members.accessinteropalliance.org> wrote: 
> AIA  - Call for Nominations to the Steering Committee
> As you know, the Membership recently voted to add two seats to the AIA 
> Steering Committee.  The Committee, which is presently comprised of three (3) 
> members, will expand to a total of five (5) members.  A special election will 
> be conducted to elect one (1) AT representative, and one (1) IT 
> representative.
> Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:59 PM 
> EST.  AIA members can submit their own name for nomination, or nominate 
> another member.   Please email all nominations to the Vote Administrator at 
> ldesantis at virtualmgmt.com.  Members nominated by colleagues or associates 
> will be contacted by the Vote Administrator to confirm their acceptance and 
> willingness to serve.
> Please note, only the Primary contact for Developer members may be 
> nominated.
> Responsibilities:
> 	Willingness and ability to attend monthly Steering Committee calls
> 	Willingness and ability to attend regularly working group meetings to review 
> action plans and progress
> 	Willingness and ability to preside over Members meetings, face to face or 
> via teleconference, as needed
> 	Willingness to provide strategic direction to the organization
> Nominees must provide background information supporting their nomination as 
> a member of the Accessibility Interoperability Alliance.  The following 
> information must be provided to the Vote Administrator by May 21.
> General Information:
> 	Nominee name
> 	Nominee job title
> 	Nominee company
> 	Country in which company is located
> 	General background/bio (with authorization to post on the website during 
> election and if elected)
> Questions:
> 	What major contribution will you bring to the Accessibility Interoperability 
> Alliance?
> 	Where do you think the Accessibility Interoperability Alliance should be in 
> the next two years?
> Candidate information will be posted on the members site on May 23, 2008.  A 
> ballot will be sent directly to the Primary Contact of your organization at 
> 9:00 AM EST on Monday, May 26.   The election will remain open until 11:59 PM 
> EST on Wednesday, May 30, 2008.
> An organization-wide announcement will be sent to notify the membership of 
> the two new Steering Committee members the week of June 2, 2008.
> Thank you for your participation in the election process!  If you have any 
> questions, please contact the Vote Administrator directly at 
> LDesantis at virtualmgmt.com.

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