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Call for Nominations: SIG-VIS (Visualization, Images & Sound) Officer Positions (Deadline: Sept. 1st)

SIG-VIS, the Special Interest Group for Visualization, Images, and Sound, is recruiting nominees for officer positions to serve for the 2022-2023 term. More information about the responsibilities of SIG officers can be found here:

SIG-VIS undertakes a number of activities throughout the year, including (1) publishing newsletters, (2) offering webinars, (3) organizing panels at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting, (4) presenting awards for high-quality research on visualizations, images, or sound, and (5) sharing relevant news and job opportunities with members. More information about SIG-VIS can be found here: SIGs are maintained by volunteers like you to build networks and strengthen our common cause in the broader community of ASIS&T.

Please nominate yourself or any SIG-VIS Members whom you know are interested in joining the SIG-VIS leadership as an officer. The deadline for nominations is September 1, 2022. To nominate yourself or another member, please complete this online form:

Each person can be nominated for just one position.

Each elected officer will serve for one year. The officers attend a one-hour monthly meeting, respond to emails, and provide meaningful contributions to the SIG’s programs. If a position is not filled in the next election, then the incumbent is encouraged to remain in their role until a new officer is elected.

The available positions are:

1- Chair (Plans and executes SIG programs, chairs committee meetings, works with Treasurer to manage budget and submit Annual Budget and Report)

2- Chair-elect (Attends SIG leadership meetings and learns SIG procedures and policies from the Chair. The Chair-elect takes on the position of the Chair in the following year)

3- Secretary (Supports the Chair's activities, responsible for keeping meeting minutes and submitting them to the committee at each meeting)

4- Treasurer (Maintains awareness of all ASIS&T policies regarding SIG finances and expenses, receive quarterly financial statements, and cooperates with the Chair to submit the Annual Budget and Annual Report)

5- Communication officer (Is responsible for managing SIG social media accounts and promoting SIG activities, events, award, and newsletter publications)

6- Webmaster (Manages SIG-VIS websites and coordinates communications with Communication officer)

If you have any questions, please email co-Chairs, Zack Lischer-Katz ( or Jelina Haines (