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2005/01/04 [announce] 2005 Nominations {Jennifer Wilby}
Posted by: daviding (Moderator)
Date: January 04, 2005 03:29PM
01/04/2005 06:16 AM
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Subject: [announce] 2005 Nominations

Dear Members

This is a call for nominations for officers to be elected in spring 2005.

Nominations are invited for the posts of
President Elect
Vice President for Communications and Systems Education
Vice President for Funds and Treasurer

The roles of these offices, extracted from the bylaws, are enclosed with
this email.

Please email nominations to

Or by post to
ISSS Office
47 Southfield Road
York YO42 2XE

Please send all nominations to arrive no later than January 28th 2005.

Best wishes
Jennifer Wilby

President-Elect. The President-Elect shall become familiar with the duties
of the office of President, make committee appointments in accordance with
Section 4.8-4.8.6, and otherwise develop a plan of action for his/her term
as President, and perform such other related duties as may be assigned by
the President or designated by the Council and/or the Board of Directors.
In the event of the President's failure to function (Section 4.13) or
incapacitation, the President-Elect shall assume the duties of the

Vice-President for Communication and Systems Education. This officer shall
serve as liaison to the Board of Directors for all Society-sponsored
communication and education-related publication activities. In particular,
this involves encouragement and facilitation of all kinds of communication
and outreach activities, including (a) liaison and public relations
activities with all other pertinent academic and professional associations
and groups, whether discipline-based or interdisciplinary, including the
IFSR (International Federation for Systems Research) and the AAAS (American
Association for the Advancement of Science; (b) publication of booklets,
manuals, bibliographies, video and audio tapes, or simulation games
describing or illuminating the value of systems and cybernetic concepts; (c)
programs of school-based, government-agency-based, and industry-based
activities or training seminars or workshops, alternate forms of discussion,
either through Society chapter units or in any other feasible manner or

Treasurer and VP for Funds. The Treasurer and VP for Funds shall have the
usual duties of a corporate treasurer and controller to the extent such
duties have not been delegated to the VP for Administration by the Council,
and perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President. The
Treasurer shall make no expenditure of funds without authorization by the VP
for Administration and prior budget authorization. As VP for Funds, the
Treasurer is chair of the Finance Committee and chief fundraiser for the

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