Process Overview
  • Election Committee established at start of annual cycle, publishes announcement.
  • Open positions are announced via SISO-ADMIN discussion.
  • Both voters and candidates must establish membership prior to election (SISO and PRP).
  • Candidates self nominate during 3-4 week period.
  • Balloting is conducted through the SISO Elections System.
  • Results validated by Election Committee - announced via SISO-ADMIN discussion.
Process for Self Nomination

Self nomination period will be open for 3-4 weeks for each committee.

  1. All nominations will be self-nominations via a standard form.
  2. Candidates describe their qualifications and summaries of their proposed approach to office being sought.
  3. Self-nominations will be sent to the Election Manager, who will keep the nomination list.
  4. The Election Manager will post the complete nomination list to the SISO-ADMIN discussion at 15 days, 5 days and 2 days before the last call for self-nomination, in order to permit individuals a final opportunity make sure their name is on the list of nominees or to add themselves to the list.

Limitations (per SISO Policy & Procedures)

  • Candidates may be elected to only one of the three main committees (EXCOM, SAC, CC).
  • One may not serve more than two consecutive terms on the same main committee (EXCOM, SAC, CC).
  • One may not serve on the CC and as a PRP chair.
  • One may not serve on the SAC and as a PDG chair.