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2016 IGDA Chicago Board Election Results

Posted on November 28th, by IGDA Chicago in Elections, Featured. No Comments

The 2016 IGDA Chicago Board of Directors elections have drawn to a close after the call for nominations.

Two nominations were cast for three open seats on the Board:

Shekhar Dhupelia

Shekhar Dhupelia is the Studio Head for Wargaming.net, for both their Chicago and Baltimore offices.  Originally an engineer, Shekhar has worked in games for 15 years, getting his start at Sony back in the PlayStation 2 days, and has worked at several local companies in Engineering and Production roles including Midway, High Voltage, Studio Gigante, WMS / Scientific Games and now Wargaming for the past 3 years working with the World of Tanks team.  He has previous experience volunteering for the IGDA Chicago Chapter, and is focused on both growing the Chicago game dev scene while always pushing to improve quality of life for our current and future developers.

Heather M Decker

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2016 Elections: Nominations are Open

Posted on October 31st, by IGDA Chicago in Elections, Featured. No Comments

The 2016 IGDA Chicago Board Elections are just around the corner in December and our local IGDA members will be voting on three available Board seats. These newly elected Board members will join the two standing Board members in volunteering their time and energy to move the chapter forward in the direction they feel most represents the will of the membership and the good of the chapter.

At this time we would like to open the floor to nominations for these three openings on the Board.  Please consider your recommendations carefully, as the Directors of the organization are representative of you as the membership.

If you are nominating yourself, please send us a short candidate statement. If you are nominating someone else, please be sure to include complete contact information for your nomination.

There are only two requirements to be on the Board: … Read More »



2016 IGDA Chicago Elections

Posted on October 31st, by IGDA Chicago in Elections, Featured. No Comments

The 2016 IGDA Chicago Board Elections will be kicking off next month with nominations. Three Chapter Board seats are up for election this year.

Key dates:

November 1st – Nominations Open
November 22 – Nominations Close
November 25 – Polls Open
December 9th – Polls Close

There are only two requirements to serve on the IGDA Chicago Board: you must be a paid member of the IGDA in good standing and be able to commit to attending regular meetings.

Please email info@igdachicago.com if you have any questions about the upcoming election or are interested in joining our awesome crew of volunteers.



2015 IGDA Chicago Board Election Results

Posted on December 21st, by Heather Decker in Elections, Featured. No Comments

The 2015 IGDA Chicago Board of Directors elections have drawn to a close. A special thanks goes out to this year’s candidates who stepped up to run: Brian Eddy, Ross Hersemann, and Kevin Treski.

We appreciate the local IGDA members who took time to review the candidates and cast their votes.

Voting concluded on December 14th, 2015, and the newly elected Directors will officially take office on January 1st, 2016.

The elected directors are (listed alphabetically by last name):

Brian Eddy
Ross Hersemann

Congratulations to Ross and Brian, who will be joining Heather M Decker, Patrick McCarron, and Eric Shofe on the chapter Board.

We greatly appreciate Neal Sales-Griffin and Sheri Rubin’s contributions to the Board these past two years. Neal and Sheri will continue to serve on the board until the close of the year on December 31st, 2015.

Thank you to Tristin Hightower, Global Director of Operations for the IGDA, who assisted us with election correspondence and tallied the voting … Read More »



IGDA Chicago Board of Director Elections – 2015 Candidates

Posted on November 30th, by IGDA Chicago in Elections, Featured. No Comments

Nominations for the 2015 IGDA Chicago Board Elections have closed and elections are about to begin.

We have 3 nominees running for 2 available seats on the Board of Directors. We have provided their candidate statements below so you may review who has stepped up to run.

If you are a paid IGDA member, please watch your inbox for voting instructions.

2015 Candidates

 

Brian Eddy

I have been making games professionally for over 30 years from Commodore Vic-20 and C-64, to programming and designing pinball machines, redemption machines, arcade video machine, console games from the PS2 to Xbox360 era, PCs and most recently free to play games on Facebook and mobile/tablet devices.  I have held most major rolls on a game development team from lead designer, programmer, art director, audio direction and production along with deep involvement in marketing and business side. All this gives me a … Read More »



2015 IGDA Chicago Board Elections

Posted on November 2nd, by IGDA Chicago in Elections, Featured. No Comments

The 2015 IGDA Chicago Board Elections are just around the corner in December and our local IGDA members will be voting on two available Board seats. These newly elected Board members will join the three standing Board members in volunteering their time and energy to move the chapter forward in the direction they feel most represents the will of the membership and the good of the chapter.

At this time we would like to open the floor to nominations for these two openings on the Board.  Please consider your recommendations carefully, as the Directors of the organization are representative of you as the membership.

If you are nominating yourself, please send us a short candidate statement. If you are nominating someone else, please be sure to include complete contact information for your nomination.

There are only two requirements to be on the Board: you must be a paid … Read More »



2013 IGDA Chicago Board Election Results

Posted on December 24th, by IGDA Chicago in Elections. No Comments

The 2013 IGDA Chicago Board of Director elections have drawn to a close. Voting concluded on December 9th, 2013, and the newly elected officers will take office on January 1st, 2014. The elected officers are (listed alphabetically by last name):

Heather M Decker-Davis
Patrick McCarron
Sheri Rubin
Neal Sales-Griffin
Eric Shofe

Congratulations to our new Board of Director members!

Now that elections are over, the new board of directors will work together to appoint a chair and officers in the coming weeks. Thank you to Tristin Hightower, who ran the polls and verified the results.

If you have any questions for the new board of directors please send them to info@igdachicago.com.






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