Leadership Summit participants heard from Dahlia Sokolov, Staff Director for the Research & Technology Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, on congressional science priorities; CCC Chair Liz Bradley gave an update on the CRA Quadrennial Papers initiative; and CRA Board Chair Ellen Zegura moderated discussion on what each of the societies are doing around the subject of the societal impact of computing and how the societies can work together on umbrella efforts that cut across organizations.
Two leadership summit sessions were held jointly with the CRA board meeting. CRA Director of Government Affairs Peter Harsha discussed the current environment in D.C. for science policy, and Margaret Martonosi, Assistant Director for NSF CISE, discussed COVID-19 effects and various actions NSF has taken to mitigate the impacts to the computing community.
At the CRA Board Meeting, the board discussed strategic planning efforts, CRA Industry Committee initiatives and elected FY22 officers.
CRA FY22 Executive Committee
The CRA board of directors held elections for board officers to serve two-year terms beginning July 1, 2021. Nancy Amato was elected chair; Dan Grossman was elected vice-chair; Ran Libeskind-Hadas was re-elected secretary; and James Allan was re-elected treasurer.