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Call for Nominations: SIG-VIS (Visualization, Images & Sound) Officer Positions

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 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 (