Industry Advisory Council seeks e-gov leaders

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The Industry Advisory Council's e-government shared interest group wants fill its ranks.

The group has several leadership openings for industry representatives. The positions allow IAC members to interact with their federal information technology counterparts and weigh in on the future of e-government, IAC officials said. Group leaders participate in all meetings and decision-making, and require about eight hours of work a month.

Here are the open positions:

* Vice Chair — In the absence of the chair, the vice chair coordinates and conducts meetings and represents the SIG at IAC meetings and events. This position is elected at the Jan. 22 SIG leadership meetings. The vice chair serves for one year.

* Program Chair — The program chair coordinates SIG public outreach and education activities. This involves selecting program speakers and handling program logistics. The position serves for one year and is selected by the SIG chair.

* Secretary — The secretary records all SIG activities and ensures the SIG Web site is updated. The position serves for one year and is selected by the SIG chair.

* Best Practices Committee Chair — The committee chair coordinates activities related to studies and presentations on best practices and is involved with the SIG's annual Awards program. This position serves for two years and is selected by the SIG chair.

* Connecting and Collaborating Committee Chair — This chair coordinates SIG activities related to the people, process and technology challenges of working across organizational boundaries. The chair will involve IAC members across industry and government to coordinate presentations. The position serves for two years and is selected by the SIG chair.


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