election time again and nominations are now open for the UPA Board of
Directors. Would you like to serve? Do you know someone
who would be a great board member?
Send your nominations
to Mary Beth Rettger (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September
Nominations should include the name and contact information for the
nominated, and a brief description (1 paragraph) of their
free to nominate yourself!
There are 3 open positions to be filled on this year's board.
terms last for three years, beginning in January 2000.
Any active member of the Association should consider membership on
Board. We need committed, dedicated individuals who are
advancing the association and the profession. Board membership
excellent professional opportunity, and provides a chance to work
with a number of your colleagues.
Board members are expected to attend two annual 2 day board
meetings (generally in January and July), and monthly 1.5 hour phone
conferences, as well as actively participate in or oversee
It's a great experience both personally and professionally.
Yes it is hard work but it's also very rewarding.
(Click here to see a listing of the
current Board members).
UPA has named Elizabeth Rosenzweig to it's 1999 Board of
New Board Member
Elizabeth has been a Manager of Usability for the last 8
years at Eastman Kodak Company where she built the Usability Lab -- a
usability engineering center of expertise -- at the Kodak Boston Software
Development Center. In addition to creating and running the Lab, she was
instrumental in defining and putting online standards for graphical
interface design that are in use throughout Kodak. In her 14
industry experience, Elizabeth has been a frequent presenter at
conferences and a contributor to professional journals, among them
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