Owen Elected to SGB Executive Committee
Professor emeritus G. Scott Owen has been elected to the Executive Committee of ACM’s SIG Governing Board (SGB), where he will serve a two-year term as a Member-at-Large. Dr. Owen was one of five candidates for three Member-at-Large positions. The election was held in the spring of 2014, and Dr. Owen took office on July 1, 2014.
ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, with over 100,000 members. ACM has 37 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) that target specific subject areas within computing. The SIG Governing Board has overall responsibility for these groups, which sponsor conferences, publications, and activities for their members.
Dr. Owen had previously served on the ACM Council (ACM’s governing body) for a two-year term as a SIG Governing Board Council Representative. He was also president of ACM SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics), the largest of ACM’s SIGs, for six years.