ASIS&T-STI: board members needed

Aug 30, 2006 by

The Special Interest Group on Scientific and Technical Information Systems of the American Society for Information Science has open positions on the Board to be filled.

  • Chair-Elect: automatically becomes chair in the following year, works closely with the chair in planning and executing SIG programs and serves as the Alternate SIG Cabinet Representative. The chair-elect will assume the duties and repsponsibilities of the chair in the event of the chair’s absence, resignation or removal from office. In most ASIS&T SIGs, the chair-elect assumes the primary responsibility for planning the SIG’s programs during the year, including the technical sessions to be presentetd at the following Mid-year and annual meetings. The chair- Elect is also responsible for ensuring that the officers roster for the year he/she will serve as chair is sent to the Cabinet Director and Headquarters immediately following elections.
  • Communications officer: The newsletter editor carries out one of the most important functions of the SIG * communicating with members. The newsletter editor should be in regular contact with the membership to solicit information for the newsletter. The editor should not only be familiar with the subject area but also should understand the procedures and mechanisms of producing and distributing the newsletter with the assistance of Headquarters.

If interested, or know someone who is, please contact Jian Qin by September 4.

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