Petition Announcement

In accordance with ACM Bylaw 6, the following SIGs will hold elections in 2015:

SIGACCESS, SIGACT, SIGAPP, SIGARCH, SIGBED, SIGBio, SIGCHI, SIGDA, SIGecom, SIGEVO, SIGGRAPH, SIGITE, SIGMETRICS, SIGMIS, SIGOPS, SIGPLAN, SIGSOFT, and SIGWEB

In accordance with ACM's Constitution and Bylaws, the following SIGs have requested and the SIG Governing Board has granted an extension of termsSIGAdaSIGCOMMSIGDOCSIGKDDSIGMOBILESIGMMSIGSAC, and SIGSAM.  

As a voting member, you may petition the ACM to request an election. If this is your wish, you must send a petition with signatures of at least 1% of the SIG's members to Pat Ryan, ACM Chief Operating Officer, Office of Policy and Administration, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 701, New York, NY 10121-0701, USA no later than November 3, 2014.

The SIG will then be asked to form a nominating committee and begin the electoral process. Questions about the petition process should be directed to Pat Ryan, ACM Chief Operating Officer (ryan_p@acm.org).

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