APM Systems Thinking SIG committee election 2019-2020 results

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The APM Systems Thinking SIG online committee election closed on Thursday 11 July 2019 at 23:59hours.

The following committee nominees put themselves forward for election, and were voted onto the APM Systems Thinking SIG by the majority of the 14 APM individual members who participated in voting.

APM Systems Thinking SIG 2019-2020 committee results

Existing members:

  • Kasun Chandrasekara
  • Franco Curtolo
  • Michael Emes
  • Ifonima Essien
  • Andrew Gray
  • Anthony Thornburn
  • Darren Ward
  • Andrew Wright

New members:

  • David Cole
  • Mike Hill
  • Phil Knights
  • Andrew Titley


Following the election, the first committee meeting for the 2019-2020 period was held online on Monday 22 July 2019. Nominations were invited for the Chair and Secretary officer roles and were received from Doug Cowper (incumbent Co Chair) and David Cole for Chair, and from Andrew Gray for Secretary. The committee unanimously elected Doug Cowper and David Cole to Co Chair, and Andrew Gray for Secretary, to the 2019-2020 officer posts.

Doug Cowper, on the committee in 2018-2019, missed the nomination window to stand for reelection for 2019-2020. After notifying the committee that he wished to continue for the coming year, at the first committee meeting the committee unanimously elected Doug onto the SIG committee for 2019-2020.

Those on the current committee who do not stand for re-election, or are not voted on by the APM membership, will continue in role and on the committee until Saturday 31 August 2019 at 23:59hours for the handover and shadowing window.

On Wednesday 25 September Andrew Titley stood down from the committee.
On Wednesday 30 October Andrew Gray stood down from the committee. On Friday 15 November Andrew Wright was elected by the fellow committee members to the role of Secretary.


Not restanding current committee members:

  • Helen Nasser
  • Branka Young

The new committee of voted on members for 2019-2020, including those elected to the role of Chair and Secretary will formally begin their roles from Sunday 1 September 2019.

The APM Systems Thinking SIG Annual Chair's Report for 2018-2019 is attached for your reference as a reflection on the past year and also of the SIGs intentions going forwards.


Posted on 12th Jul 2019
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