It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of David Arnold, longtime ACM SIGGRAPH member and Fellow of the Eurographics Association.
According to a communication from the Cultural Informatics Research Group at the University of Brighton, where David served as Director of Research Initiatives and Dean of Brighton Doctoral College, he passed away suddenly on the night of October 25, 2016.
In the words of David Anderson, David Arnold's colleague at the University of Brighton,
The ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee has proposed a change to the ACM SIGGRAPH bylaws, which has been approved by the ACM SIG Governing Board Executive Committee. The change pertains to article 9.3 of the bylaws.
Current article 9.3
9.3 Election. The election will be conducted among eligible voters by ACM Headquarters by June 1, following the election procedures of the ACM, unless different procedures have been approved by the SIG Governing Board.
New article 9.3
Ballots are now open for the 2015 ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee elections.
The ACM SIGGRAPH 2014 elections are upon us. If you were a member of ACM SIGGRAPH as of 1 January 2014, you should have received an email with an electronic ballot. Votes may be cast online using the voter ID and password provided in the email.
The slate of candidates is as follows:
Email notifications were recently sent out to all active ACM SIGGRAPH members on how to cast your vote in this year's election. Voting is currently taking place and will conclude at 12:00 Noon ET on June 14, 2013.
The ACM SIGGRAPH Nominating Committee has presented the following slate of candidates for three Director-at-Large positions. Please take a moment, prior to casting your ballot, to review each of the candidates' personal bios and statements available via PDF here.