Archive of Elections

25Mar2013
Author
Anne Button
Category
Inside the SOA
Tags
,
SOA 2013 nominations—are you interested in impacting the future of our profession? Thumbnail

SOA 2013 nominations—are you interested in impacting the future of our profession?

It’s the official start of the elections season once again and the SOA Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the 2013-2014 Board of Directors. What is the ideal candidate? As chair of the

Read MoreLeave a Comment
Where Is Our Nate Silver? Thumbnail

Where Is Our Nate Silver?

In case you missed the 2012 presidential election in the United States, one election guru, Nate Silver, batted nearly 1.000 in predicting the state-by-state presidential results and just missed pr

Read MoreView Comments (1)
27Sep2012
Open call for the SOA Nominating Committee – are you interested? Thumbnail

Open call for the SOA Nominating Committee – are you interested?

by Anne Button, Vice Chair, SOA Nominating Committee The SOA has rolled out a series of communications to make sure that members are aware of the major efforts surrounding the SOA’s nominations p

Read MoreView Comments (1)
07Mar2012
Author
SOA Blog
Category
Inside the SOA
Tags
,

SOA seeks nominees for 2012-13 Board of Directors

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” –Warren G. Bennis Are you committed to the actuarial profession? A strong leader? An enthusiastic communicator and strategic thi

Read MoreLeave a Comment
14Nov2011
Author
phepokoski
Category
Inside the SOA
Tags
,
Member comments sought on nominations process Thumbnail

Member comments sought on nominations process

by Peter Hepokoski, Chair, Nominations Process Task Force The Board has appointed a Nominations Process Task Force to assess whether changes should be made to the way the SOA develops its annual election ballot, and the Task Force wants input from members. Background on  the current process The SOA's Nominating Committee  is responsible for selecting the names for the SOA ballot.  This process has been in place since 2006. In adopting this process, the Board sought to strengthen its elections by the Nominating Committee  assessing nominees' fit with the job descriptions for the positions they seek and recommending which nominees should be placed on the ballot.  In the Board's judgment, the previous ballot process was not adequately assessing the skills, experience and leadership potential of nominees, and that too often seniority, longevity and name recognition were the keys to winning election. The Board's decision relied in part on reports from a Governance Audit Task Force in 2003 and a Task Force on Nominations and Elections in 2005. (more…)

Read MoreView Comments (1)
Why don’t people vote? Thumbnail

Why don’t people vote?

SOA President Don Segal encourages members to vote in the upcoming Society of Actuaries elections.

Read MoreView Comments (1)