SID Governance Change Information

In May 2015, the Board of Directors of SID unanimously approved a motion to bring a comprehensive revision of the SID bylaws to the membership for approval during the 2016 membership vote.

This informational document is meant to provide facts about the governance changes.

The Society for Information Display

Merge Board of Directors (BoD) and Executive Committee (EC) into single Board

New Board Composition

  • • 2 Tenure-Based Officers (President, Past President)
  • • 3 Elected Officers (President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary)
  • • 7 Elected Regional Vice Presidents (elected by each Region using a direct member vote)

Various Committee Chairs sub-ordinate to appropriate Officers

Only major Committee Chairs invited to BoD meeting at discretion of President

All nominations shall be made by the Nominating Committee, in consultation with the regional Chapters for the RVP nomination, with opportunity for direct nominations from the membership as currently defined in the bylaws.