IEEE Exec: Re: Elections

  • From: "Michael C. Pirone" <michael.pirone@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <ieee-exec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 02:39:26 -0500

I'm back from Knoxville. Have them write letters :)

And lets have some BEER in CEER :-D

-----Original Message-----
From: ieee-exec-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:ieee-exec-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Colin O'Connor
Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2003 7:24 PM
To: ieee-exec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: IEEE Exec: Re: Elections


I vote for the letter idea for the same reasons previously mentioned by
Kyle and Deep.

However I think it's ridiculous that because of one test a person can't
plan to take an hour out of their afternoon.  But enough about that.

-Colin
 

On 3/30/03 6:51 PM, "Deepanjan De" <deepanjan.de@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yeah, I also think writing a letter is the best policy.  I am the 
> chairman of our South Asian Society (SAMOSA) and that is also how we 
> handle it.  Are we getting a door prize for Friday?  Alright see ya.
> 
> Deep
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ieee-exec-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:ieee-exec-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Kyle Comins
> Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2003 5:38 PM
> To: ieee-exec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: IEEE Exec: Re: Elections
> 
> I vote for option number 3 :P
> 
> Actually, I think the letter idea is a good one, thats the way VSMT 
> handles situations where people want to run for a board position but 
> can't be in attendance, and it has worked out well for us. I think we 
> really need a strong group at the elections, and having it on another 
> date would cause this to not be the case. ~Kyle
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Brady" <sean.brady@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sunday, March 30, 2003 5:25 pm
> Subject: IEEE Exec: Elections
> 
>> Hey All,
>> 
>> Regarding elections, as an IEEE branch it is accepted that a formal, 
>> popular election be held as opposed to an interview process.  In 
>> order to avoid the
>> popularity contest, the voting body will have a group discussion
>> about each
>> candidate prior to bringing any position to a vote.  Also, only
>> OFFICIALIEEE members can run and/or vote or positions on the IEEE
>> @ VU Executive
>> Board.
>> 
>> Dr. Singh and I were thinking that the election should be held 
>> directlyfollowing Friday's event to ensure maximum participation. The

>> problem is that sophomores have a test that afternoon which would 
>> preclude ANY rising
>> junior to run.  Any ideas?
>> 
>> I see our options as follows:
>> 1) Have the election and allow sophomores to submit letters of 
>> intent/speeches to be presented on Friday.
>> 2) Have elections at a time different from our planned event and risk

>> very low participation.
>> 3) Have a beer party.
>> 
>> Let me know what you think.
>> 
>> Sean
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