2020 ACM General Election Slate

In accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the ACM, the Nominating Committee hereby submits the following slate of nominees for ACM's officers. In addition to the officers of the ACM, five Members at Large will be elected.

The names of the candidates for each office are presented in random order below.

President (1 July 2020 — 30 June 2022):

  • Elizabeth Churchill, Google
  • Gabriele Kotsis, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Vice President (1 July 2020 — 30 June 2022):

  • Yannis Ioannidis, "Athena" Research Center and University of Athens
  • Joan Feigenbaum, Yale University and Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Secretary/Treasurer (1 July 2020 — 30 June 2022):

  • Jeff Jortner, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Elisa Bertino, Purdue University

Members at Large (1 July 2020 — 30 June 2024):

  • Alfred Spector, Two Sigma
  • John C.S. Lui, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
  • Tom Crick, Swansea University
  • Susan Dumais, Microsoft
  • Sanjiva Prasad, IIT Delhi
  • Mehran Sahami, Stanford University
  • Alejandro Saucedo, The Institute for Ethical AI & Machine Learning
  • Nancy M. Amato, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Constitution and Bylaws provide that candidates for elected offices of the ACM may also be nominated by petition of one percent of the Members who as of 1 November 2019 are eligible to vote for the nominee. Such petitions must be accompanied by a written declaration that the nominee is willing to stand for election. The number of Member signatures required for the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and Members at Large, is 739.

The Bylaws provide that such petitions must reach the Elections Committee before 31 January 2020. Original petitions for ACM offices are to be submitted to the ACM Elections Committee, c/o Pat Ryan, COO, ACM Headquarters, 1601 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA, by 31 January 2020. Duplicate copies of the petitions should also be sent to the Chair of the Elections Committee, Gerry Segal, c/o ACM Headquarters. Statements and biographical sketches of all candidates will appear in the May 2020 issue of CACM.

The Nominating Committee would like to thank all those who helped us with their suggestions and advice.

Alexander L. Wolf, Chair
Sarita Adve
Chris Hankin
Abhiram Ranade
Chris Stephenson