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Updates on the CRA Board of Directors.

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Nominees Sought for CRA Board of Directors


The Computing Research Association seeks your help in suggesting nominations for its board of directors. We want individuals who have the time, energy, initiative, and resources to work on CRA issues on behalf of the entire CRA community. We have a working board, and all members are expected to work on community issues. The deadline for receipt of nominations is December 2.

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New CRA Board Member: Mario A. Nascimento


Mario A. Nascimento is a full professor at the University of Alberta’s Department of Computing Science and since July 2014 serves as chair of the Department. Before joining the University of Alberta in 1999, he was a researcher with the Brazilian Agency for Agricultural Research and also an adjunct faculty member with the Institute of Computing of the University of Campinas. Mario has also been a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (Fall 2005), Aalborg University’s Department of Computer Science (Winter 2006), LMU Munich (Fall 2013-Winter 2014) and at the Federal University of Ceara in Brazil (2013 and 2014). In 2007 he was recognized as a Senior Member of the ACM.

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2016 CRA Board Election Results


CRA members have elected four new members to its board of directors: Penny Rheingans, Shashi Shekhar, Josep Torrellas, and Min Wang. Current board members Chris Johnson and Ron Brachman were re-elected to the CRA board. Their terms run from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019. Retiring from the board as of June 30, 2016 are Tracy Camp, Ann Condon, Laura Haas, and Fred Schneider. CRA thanks them all for contributions during their service on the board.

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Nominees for CRA Board Announced and Petition Nominees Sought


CRA is pleased to announce the 2016 Election Committee’s slate of nominees for the CRA Board. CRA also currently accepting nominations by petition.

Important dates and events:
On February 5, 2016, petition nominations due
On February 12, 2016, final ballots will be distributed to all CRA department chairs and lab directors. Each will have one vote for each open slot on the board.
On February 26, 2016, completed ballots must be returned to CRA.
In early March, the election results will be announced.

Announcements


CRA Surveys in Progress, Deadline January 22
The main part of the Taulbee Survey is still in progress. This includes data on student degrees and enrollment, faculty, research expenditures, and the every-three-years Profiles questions about department space, teaching load, and graduate student recruitment. CRA is conducting a one-time survey of doctoral institutions that goes beyond Taulbee’s basic enrollment numbers to collect information on the current surge in computer science enrollments. If you have any questions about either survey, contact Dr. Betsy Bizot, CRA Director of Statistics and Evaluation, bizot@cra.org or 202-266-2943.

Call for Nominations for BECA Award

New CRA Board Member
Tom Conte is the new IEEE-CS representative on the CRA Board of Directors. Tom joins David Ebert and replaces Jean-Luc Gaudiot who has been elected IEEE-CS 2017 president. Tom was the president of IEEE-CS in 2015.

Nominees Sought for CRA Board of Directors


The Computing Research Association seeks your help in suggesting nominations for its Board of Directors. We want individuals who have time, energy, initiative, and resources to work on CRA issues on behalf of the entire CRA community. We have a working board, and all members are expected to work on community issues.