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SIGAda’s Officers (Executive Committee)

Here you’ll find the responsibilities and contact information for SIGAda’s officers.

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1 July 2015 to 30 June 2017
List of Officers (the Executive Committee)
and Responsibilities

Previous Administrations


Chair

David Cook

Dept. of Computer Science
Stephen F. Austin State University
P.O. Box 13063
SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962
USA
Phone: +1.936.468.2508
FAX: +1.936.468.7086

cookda at sfasu.edu

Responsibilities

  • Represents SIGAda at the biannual ACM Business Meetings
  • Calls and presides at SIGAda Extended Executive Committee (EEC) meetings
  • Conducts SIGAda activities in accordance with the policies and procedures of ACM
  • Provides an Annual SIGAda Report
  • Manages the SIGAda Awards program
  • Leads the 4-year SIG viability review for ACM
  • Makes all appointments and fills vacancies as authorized in Bylaws

  • Vice Chair

    S. Tucker Taft

    AdaCore
    24 Muzzey Street, 3rd Floor
    Lexington, MA 02421
    USA
    Phone: +1.781.750.8068 x220
    FAX: +1.781.750.8064

    taft at adacore.com

    Responsibilities

  • Assists the Chair in directing the activities of SIGAda
  • Presides at meetings when the Chair is absent
  • Plans the programs for all SIGAda technical meetings
  • Coordinates and supervises all SIGAda conferences
  • Recruits the annual SIGAda conference Chair
  • Leads the conference site selection
  • Manages SIGAda outreach programs (e.g., Ada Awareness Initiative) and coordinates with local SIGAda organizations
  • Works “in cooperation with” related organizations

  • International Representative

    Dirk Craeynest

    c/o KU Leuven
    Dept. of Computer Science
    Celestijnenlaan 200-A
    B-3001 Leuven (Heverlee)
    BELGIUM

    Dirk.Craeynest at cs.kuleuven.be

    Responsibilities

  • Represents the interests of the international constituency of SIGAda
  • Maintains liaison with organizations outside the United States (e.g., Ada-Europe) whose concerns are within the scope of SIGAda
  • Plans (in coordination with the Vice Chair) the programs for all SIGAda technical meetings outside the United States

  • Secretary-Treasurer

    Clyde Roby

    Institute for Defense Analyses
    4850 Mark Center Drive
    Alexandria, VA 22311
    USA
    Phone: +1-703-845-6666
    FAX: +1-703-845-6848

    ClydeRoby at ACM.Org

    Responsibilities

  • Maintains the records and correspondence of SIGAda
  • Keeps and distributes the minutes of SIGAda business meetings, Follow-ups, Action Items, etc.
  • Serves as the SIGAda Information Director
  • Maintains the SIGAda Home Page and Email lists
  • Maintains and distributes a manual of all SIGAda policies and procedures
  • Manages SIGAda finances in accordance with the Financial Accountability Policy of ACM
  • Reports SIGAda financial status to the SIGAda EEC; this includes preparing the annual budget (with Chair), monitoring SIGAda disbursements from ACM for adherence to the annual budget, and preparing financial reports as required.

  • Ada Letters Editor

    Alok Srivastava

    Engility Corporation
    80 M Street, SE
    Washington, DC 20003
    USA
    Phone: +1.202.314.1419

    Alok.Srivastava at EngilityCorp.Com or ASrivastava at Yahoo.Com

    Responsibilities

  • Publishes the newsletter
  • Implements editorial policies as determined by the Executive Committee
  • Controls newsletter costs

  • Past Chair

    Ricky E. Sward

    The MITRE Corporation
    1155 Academy Park Loop
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    USA
    Phone: +1.719.661.6895

    RSward at MITRE.Org

    Responsibilities

  • Provides historical continuity by informing the Executive Committee on past policy and budgetary matters
  • Chairs the Nominating Committee: Responsible for nominating a propose slate of SIGAda officers
  • Chairs the Awards Committee: Responsible for selecting annual recipients for the:
    • Robert Dewar Award for Outstanding Ada Community Contributions – for broad, lasting contributions to Ada technology & usage
    • ACM SIGAda Distinguished Service Award – for exceptional contributions to SIGAda activities and products
  • Is “All-around good guy” and mentor to Executive Committee

  • ACM Program Coordinator Supporting SIGAda

    Irene Frawley
    Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    2 Penn Plaza, Suite 701
    New York, NY 10121-0701
    Phone: +1.212.626.0605

    frawley at ACM.Org

    Previous Administrations


    Last Update: 13 October 2016