SIG Governing Board-Executive Committee Motions - FY'01
Motion: Approve changes to the SIGACT mission statement. Notkin, Cohoon
Motion: Contingent upon approval from the ACM Awards committee, the SGB EC shall allocate the remaining SIGNUM funds in the amount of $50,000 to fund an endowment to be administered by SIGSAM. This endowment shall fund prizes for scholarly work and student travel grants that will be awarded in the name of SIGNUM.
Motion: The SGB EC approves the term extensions of the leadership of SIGWEB, SIGUCCS, SIGCPR, SIGIR, SIGCOMM and SIGARCH.
Motion: Move that the SGBEC recommend dissolution of SIGBIO.
Motion: Move that the SGB allow a 90-day continuance for revitalization of SIGCUE.
Motion: Move to continue SIGART's status as a multi-service SIG.
Motion: Move to continue SIGMOD's status as a multi-service SIG.
Motion: Recommend that the SGB continue SIGMIS' status as a multi-service SIG with a viability review in 2 years.
(7,2,0) - Motion passes (10/13/00)
Motion: Move to establish SIGKDD as a multi-service SIG.
Motion: Move to establish SIGecom as a multi-service SIG.
(8,0,1) - Motion passes (10/13/00)
Motion: Move to establish SIGMOBILE as a multi-service SIG.
Motion: Move that the SGB EC recommend acceptance of the Allocation Task Force report.
Motion: Move that the SIGSAM executive committee be permitted to extend their terms of office for the next 2 years.
Motion: Move to endorse the SIGGRAPH bylaw changes and allow them to be distributed to the membership.
Motion: Move to allow SIGPLAN to run the VC for Conferences position unopposed for the upcoming election.
Motion: Move to allow SIGCHI to run the VC for Conferences position unopposed for the upcoming election. (2/1/01)
Motion: Move to support SIGs that wish to utilize outside firm to run electronic election.
Motion: Move to place SIGUCCS in transition with the consent and agreement of the SIGUCCS leadership.
Motion: Move to proceed with the dissolution of SIGBIO, handling membership obligations, reverting their fund to the SGB. The fund will be earmarked for a 2 year period within the SGB fund balance for BIO related activities. The SGB EC thanked the leadership of SIGBIO for their efforts in revitalization.
Motion: Move that the SGB EC request that the group that has submitted a preliminary plan for the future of SIGCUE be asked to prepare a formal plan to include a financial model, publication plans, other activities and clear milestones for all.
Motion: Move that a SIG 2 or more issues behind in its publication schedule be automatically placed in transition. This policywould be placed in effect June 11, 2001
motion passed (5/31/01)
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