This article is published in the January 2015 issue.

Nominees by Petition Sought for CRA Board

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

On December 18, 2014, the CRA Elections Committee announced its slate of nominees for a seat on the Board of Directors. CRA encourages nominations by petition as well. Petition nominations signed by the Designated Voting Representatives of at least five Constituent Member Organizations that are current in dues payment will be accepted until February 6, 2015.

A complete nomination package for petition candidates must reach CRA via e-mail (elections [@] no later than February 6, 2015. E-mail submissions as Word attachments or in straight ASCII text are preferred. Separately, each of the five supporters of the petition should send an e-mail to simply stating their support for the petition candidate to run for a seat on the CRA Board of Directors.

Click here to download the nomination form.

Questions can be sent to elections [at]

Important dates and events:

  • On February 13, 2015, 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 27, 2015, completed ballots must be returned to CRA.
  • In early March, the election results are announced.
Nominees by Petition Sought for CRA Board