2019-2020 Board of Directors and Technical Council Nomination Form

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is currently seeking qualified candidates from Voting Member Companies to stand for election for the SNIA Board of Directors (Board) and the Technical Council (TC).

Five Board seats and Four Technical Council seats will be up for election. Five (5) elected Board seats are for 2-year terms. Four (4) elected Technical Council seats are for 2-year terms. All terms will begin at the 2019 Annual Meeting (teleconference call) on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

If you are employed by a SNIA Voting-Member company (in good standing) and wish to self-nominate and enter your name, or the name of a colleague (with their permission) for nomination, please fill out the application that follows. If you work for a Non-Voting company, you may also nominate an industry colleague from a Voting-Member company, or yourself/an individual who has confirmed their intentions to upgrade membership to SNIA Voting-Member by August 31.

Nominations must be received by midnight, Pacific Time on August 31, 2019. You will receive an automated e-mail confirmation for your submission – if not received, please immediately contact the Executive Director. Your biography and statement (maximum 300 words) and a digital photograph will be placed on the SNIA website and made available for voting members to consult.

SNIA is looking for candidates that can make a firm commitment to driving the storage networking industry forward, further the mission of the SNIA, and to “Lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information.” The SNIA Board of Directors and Technical Council Members are volunteers that meet face-to-face approximately four times per year and via teleconference calls in-between the face-to-face meetings. All Board members have a fiduciary and legal responsibility to the organization. All Technical Council members are acknowledged industry experts that work together to guide the direction of SNIA technical work, its reach and impact in the industry, and also guide committees and work groups that develop SNIA Architecture and Software.

The election will be conducted from September 1st (once the ballot is completed) through September 30th. Notification of the beginning of the voting period with instructions on how to cast ballots will be sent to the designated (by company) SNIA Voting-Member representative on or soon after September 1st. Voting will close at Midnight PT on September 30, 2019.

If you have additional questions please contact Michael Oros, SNIA Executive Director directly at ed@snia.org

How to Submit Your Nomination

Please complete the nomination web form below to submit your nomination.

If you prefer to submit your nomination by email, please download and complete the nominee application and email the completed application form to SNIA: ed@snia.org and election@snia.org.

Thank You for your participation and support of SNIA.

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