We are pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the WIED Executive Board.  If you’ve thought about getting involved, now is a great time!!  All WIED members are welcome to participate on the board. The benefits of serving as a board member include:

  • Networking
  • Visibility in the profession
  • Opportunity to engage with a dynamic group of other board members
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Developing an understanding of how ASEE works
  • Helping to advance women in engineering

The WIED Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for four positions. Members may nominate friends and colleagues (with the friend/colleague’s consent) or may self-nominate. The positions and their responsibilities are described below.

To nominate yourself or a colleague for one of these positions, please email Jenahvive Morgan (jenahviv@egr.msu.edu). The email should indicate the nominee’s name, affiliation and the position in which s/he is interested. Please include a brief bio (150-200 words) to be used on the WIED election page for membership voting purposes.

Questions about the positions and their duties may be directed to Jenahvive Morgan (jenahviv@egr.msu.edu) or to the person currently filling the position. All nominations and bios must be received by no later than March 15, 2018.

Open WIED Board Positions

Treasurer  The treasurer maintains the financial records of the organization. As such, s/he is responsible for creating and presenting financial reports for the Executive Board throughout the year, and to the general membership at the Annual Business Meeting. The treasurer is responsible for keeping track of all income and expenses for WIED. This position is a 2-year term.  CURRENT: Brian Kirkmeyer (kirkmebp@miamioh.edu)

Director: Awards The Director of Awards is the Chair of the WIED Awards Committee.  As such, s/he is responsible for (1) constituting the awards committee composed of at least 4 WIED members, (2) coordinating the process for selection of the Best Paper Award based on information provided by the Program Chair and providing this information to the Program Chair.  This position has a 2-year term.  CURRENT:  Lily Gossage (lggossage@cpp.edu)

Director: Positions  The Director of Positions forms a Nominating Committee whose responsibility is to: (1) solicit nominations for the open Officer and Director positions from the WIED membership, (2) prepare a ballot to be distributed to WIED members. The Director: Positions conducts the election and notifies the Division Chair and all of the candidates of the results. This position has a 2-year term.  CURRENT:  Jenahvive Morgan (jenahviv@egr.msu.edu)

Director: At Large  Those elected to this position are assigned duties by the Division Chair, usually work on standing or ad hoc committees of the WIED. This position has a 2-year term.  CURRENT:  Jodi Prosise (prosisejodif@sau.edu)

Below is the list of 2019 candidates and their statements, although write-ins are also welcome.

Candidates for the 2019 Election