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SPIE Professional April 2009

SPIE Elections

The SPIE 2009 elections for officers and board directors will be held from 1 June to 22 July. Eligible members will receive an e-mail message with instructions on the electronic voting process.

On the ballot for the 2010 term are officer candidates who serve one year.


Katarina Svanberg, Lund University Hospital (Sweden)



Eustace Dereniak, College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona (USA)



Christopher Progler, Photronics, Inc. (USA)



Brian Lula, PI (Physik Instrumente) LP (USA)


 On the ballot for the 2010-2012 term are eight director candidates for four seats:

  • John C. Carrano, Carrano Consulting (USA)
  • Katarzyna Chalasinska-Macukow, University of Warszawski (Poland)
  • Min Gu, Swinburne University of Technology (Australia)
  • Robert A. Lieberman, Intelligent Optical Systems Inc. (USA)
  • Seung-Han Park, Yonsei University (South Korea)
  • Holger Schlüter, Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (Germany)
  • Ralph P. Tatam, Cranfield University (UK)
  • Bruce J. Tromberg, University of California Irvine (USA)

The SPIE nominating committee is accepting recommendations for the 2010 election. To make a recommendation, or for more information, e-mail governance@spie.org. Please include a paragraph stating why the person is qualified to serve.

A candidate for SPIE officer or director must be a member in good standing of SPIE; normally have significant leadership experience with the Society (i.e., committee membership, chairing of conferences or committees, involvement in SPIE student activities, or a combination of these activities); or internationally recognized background in a technology area of significant interest to SPIE.

Directors, who serve a three-year term, are expected to attend and participate in three SPIE board meetings each year.

More information about leadership and governance of the Society: spie.org/leadership.

DOI: 10.1117/2.4200904.11

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