2018-2019 Board of Directors and Technical Council Nomination Process

The nomination and election process for the 2018-2019 Board of Directors and the Technical Council is now open.

Every voting member company should consider nominating candidates for election. You may nominate yourself or a company colleague. We also encourage non-voting member companies to become voting members (contact member services) to participate in the upcoming SNIA elections. Nominations are due August 31, 2018.

The Board of Directors is the governing body of SNIA, and for voting purposes it is composed of 10 Directors elected by the membership, and up to 3 Directors appointed by the Board.

The Technical Council is the body of technical experts that guides the technical direction of SNIA. It is composed of 8 members elected by the membership and up to 3 members nominated by the Technical Council and appointed by the Board.

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2018

Submit your nomination here

More information:

Dates

2018 Schedule of Activities

August 1 Board of Directors and Technical Council Nomination/Election Notice Distributed to Members as “Call for Nominations”
August 1 – 31 Nominations accepted from qualified candidates
August 31, Midnight PT Nominations are closed
September 1 Notice to Members of Election Period and Issuing of Election ballot by e-mail from SNIA Executive Director as “Call for Elections”
September 3 Candidate bios, photos, and Candidate statements (as available) posted on SNIA Website
September 1–30 Voting–Member Company designated Voting Representatives submit their ballot. Only the Executive Director and one designated SNIA Staff member manage the balloting results. Votes may be changed by submitter any time during the voting period
September 30, Midnight PT Voting is closed
October 3 Results of votes disclosed to Candidates
October 11, 8am PT Election Results will be announced during our 2018 Annual Membership Teleconference Meeting

 

Board of Directors — Voting Members

1.) David Dale (NetApp)   Chairman 
2.) Jim Pappas (Intel)  Vice–Chairman 
3.) Jim Williams (Oracle Corporation)  Secretary
4.) Allan Zmyslowski (Fujitsu)  Treasurer *
5.) Sue Amarin (Micron Corporation)
6.) Tau Leng (Supermicro)
7.) Chris Lionetti (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) *
8.) J Michel Metz (Cisco Systems) *
9.) Rob Peglar  *
10.) Hubbert Smith (Toshiba Memory Corporation)  *
11.) Tatsuya Tanaka (Toshiba Memory Corporation)
12.) Michelle Tidwell (IBM)  *
* = Term expires this year

 

Technical Council — Voting Members

1.) Mark Carlson (Toshiba Memory Corporation)  Co-Chairman *
2.) Bill Martin (Samsung Electronics)  Co–Chairman
3.) Alan Bumgarner (Intel Corporation)
4.) Craig Carlson (Marvell) *
5.) Fred Knight (NetApp, Inc.)  *
6.) Philip Kufeldt (Huawei Technologies Co.)  *
7.) Peter Murray (Virtual Instruments)  *
8.) David Pease (IBM)
9.) Tom Talpey (Microsoft) 
10.) Doug Voigt (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)  *
* = Term expires this year