SIG Governing Board-Executive Committee Motions - FY'04
Motion: The SGB EC recommends that SIGIR continue as a multi-service SIG for the next 4 years.
(Feldman, R. Walker)
Motion: The SGB EC recommends that SIGAPP be taken out of transition to resume its status as a conference-only SIG.
Motion: The SGB EC recommends that SIGCAPH remain in transition. A program update will be required from the SIG Chair and scheduled for the next SGB conference call. The SIGCAPH EC will be consulted and followed up with. The SGB EC will be prepared to issue a final recommendation on SIGCAPH via e-mail.
(Feldman, R. Walker)
Motion: The SGB EC recommends that a full slate of candidates must be communicated to Hal Gabow by Nov 30. SIGGROUP will remain in transition unless a viable slate is communicated. The SIGGROUP Chair or acting Chair will present an update on the proposed SIGGROUP activities (conferences, bulletin, Kluwer journal, awards) to the SGB EC at the next SGB meeting.
Motion: The SGB EC thanks Elli Mylonas for all her efforts to take SIGWEB out of transition and recommends that SIGWEB be taken out of transition to resume its status as a conference-only SIG.
Motion: SGB EC allocation recommendations:
Reduce minimal allocation to $10K
New variable rate per $125K
Start at 16% +delta
Decrease by .8% every $125K
Minimum of 5.35% + delta
Delta calculated to adjust for budget variance based on previous years actuals
Maximum of 2% for change
Motion: The SGB EC reaffirms the distribution of the SIG DL money according to the two motions passed at the March 2003 SGB meeting, in particular fund allocation proportional to downloads of newsletter and conference proceedings only, with magazine and journal downloads not considered in this fund allocation.
(R. Walker, Chesnais)
Motion: To revert the current SIG categories of multi-service, conference-only, newsletter-only, and electronic forum to a single designation of SIG.
- All SIGs must provide a list of annual membership benefits, by November 15 each year. The list is required to remain viable.
- All conference-only and newsletter-only SIGs must update their bylaws to allow for elections during the next election cycle (2005-2007).
- SIGSOUND, the only e-forum SIG, is dechartered, but is permitted to continue their forum as long as they choose to.
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