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[802.3_DIALOG] March 2018 elections

Dear Colleagues,

Please review the forwarded message and attachment from Paul Nikolich, the IEEE 802 Chair regarding the March 2018 elections and confirmation of appointed Executive Committee members and Working Group and Technical Advisory Group Chairs and Vice Chairs. During these elections I will be seeking re-election as Chair of IEEE 802.3, and Adam Healey will be seeking re-election as Vice-Chair of IEEE 802.3.

As approved at the November 2017 IEEE 802.3 closing plenary meeting, the election process for the IEEE 802.3 Chair and Vice-chair can be found on slides 19 and 20 of the November 2017 IEEE 802.3 Working Group closing plenary report slide set <>. For anybody interested in standing for either of these two elected positions, please see the general information and requirements on slide 18 <>.

Other IEEE 802.3 officers are appointed positions without a specified term. If re-elected I do not intend to make any changes to the current IEEE 802.3 Working Group officers (Pete Anslow, Recording Secretary; Steve Carlson, Executive Secretary; Valerie Maguire, Treasurer) or Task Force and Study Group chairs (John D'Ambrosia, Chair, IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet Task Force; Chad Jones, Chair, IEEE P802.3bt DTE Power via MDI over 4-Pair Task Force; Curtis Knittle, Chair, IEEE P802.3ca 25 Gb/s, 50 Gb/s, and 100 Gb/s EPON Task Force; Dan Smith, Chair, IEEE P802.3cb 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Backplane Task Force; David Lewis, Chair, IEEE P802.3cc 25 Gb/s Ethernet over Single-Mode Fiber Task Force; Mark Nowell, Chair, IEEE P802.3cd 50 Gb/s, 100 Gb/s, and 200 Gb/s Ethernet; Yan Zhuang, Chair, IEEE P802.3.2 (IEEE 802.3cf) YANG Data Model Task Force; George Zimmerman, Chair, IEEE P802.3cg 10 Mb/s Single Twisted Pair Ethernet task Force; Steve Carlson, Chair, IEEE P802.3ch Multi-Gig Automotive Ethernet PHY Task Force; Jon Lewis, Chair, IEEE 802.3 10 Mb/s Backplane Ethernet Study Group; John D'Ambrosia, Chair, IEEE 802.3 Beyond 10 km Optical PHYs Study Group; Elizabeth Kochuparambil, Chair, IEEE 802.3 100 Gb/s per Lane Electrical Study Group; Robert Lingle, Chair, IEEE 802.3 Next-generation 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s MMF PHYs Study Group).

Best regards,


From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee List ***** [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@xxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Paul Nikolich
Sent: 02 February 2018 19:12
To: STDS-802-SEC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [802SEC] March 2018 IEEE 802 EC Chair election and EC Appointed positions process

Dear EC Members,

Attached are details regarding the process we will follow for the upcoming March 2018 elections/appointments, please circulate it to your groups.

Per the LMSC P&P sections 3.1 and 4.0 all 802 executive committee members are elected or appointed and confirmed at the first Plenary session of each even numbered year. Therefore election/appointments shall occur at the March 2018 Plenary session.  

I will stand for re-election as Chair of 802. If I am re-elected, I plan to appoint the following individuals for the 802 Officer positions: first Vice Chair-James Gilb, second Vice-Chair-Roger Marks, Recording Secretary-John D'Ambrosia, Executive Secretary-Jon Rosdahl and Treasurer-George Zimmerman. I also plan to appoint the following individuals to fill the non-voting positions of 802 Member Emeritus-Advisor-Geoff Thompson, Hibernating WG 802.20 Chair-Radhakrishna Canchi and (pending an affirmative vote to hibernate the 802.16 WG) Hibernating WG 802.16 Chair-Roger Marks. The appointees have agreed to accept the appointments and wish to be confirmed.  

Please note, I wish to express my deep appreciation to Pat Thaler, our 1st Vice Chair, and Clint Chaplin, our Treasurer, for their long time dedicated service to the 802 LMSC in their appointed positions.

If you, or others in you WGs, wish to be considered for the 802 Chair or the appointed positions, please contact me and the Recording Secretary as soon as possible. The responsibilities of the EC Chair and EC appointed positions are described in the attached document.

Finally, all potential EC members--please remember to submit your letter of endorsement and disclosure of affiliation to John D'Ambrosia as soon as possible, but not later than the March 2018 opening EC meeting. 



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