The 2012 election for SPIE officers and members of the board of directors is being held through 3 August. SPIE members eligible to vote will receive an e-mail message with instructions on the electronic voting process prior to the election.
In accordance with a bylaw change, retired members of SPIE are now eligible to vote.
If you have not yet received your ballot, please e-mail SPIE.
Members will select four new directors and vote on candidates for vice president and secretary/treasurer. SPIE directors serve three-year terms and officers serve for one year.
Your vote is important. View videos of the SPIE vice presidential candidates.
The two candidates for SPIE vice president are:
Brian Lula of Physik Instrumente LP (USA) is the nominee for re-election as secretary/treasurer.
SPIE Members will also choose four candidates for the Board of Directors from eight SPIE members nominated. The candidates are:
Ronald Driggers, Naval Research Lab (USA)
Michael Eismann, Air Force Research Lab (USA)
Michael Fiederle, Albert–Ludwigs Universität (Germany)
James Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
Christophe Gorecki, Université de Franche-Comte (France)
Marc Nantel, Niagara College (Canada)
Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University (USA)
Siva Sivananthan, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)
The names of the winning candidates will be announced at the SPIE annual general meeting in San Diego (USA) 14 August.
The 2012 ballot does not list candidates for president or president-elect.
|SPIE Fellow William Arnold of ASML US, president-elect for 2012, will be seated as president in 2013.
|| SPIE Fellow H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (USA), serving as vice president for 2012, will automatically become president-elect in 2013 and SPIE president in 2014.
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