G'day and thank you for the notification.
Here come my nominations in random order:
definitely agree with Michael's and Laure's nomination and would like to
re-elect the current members of the Executive Council. I know them either in
person or through email exchange (e.g. for the update of events and deadlines in
our Association blog) and have high respect for their work.
I would like to nominate Peter Yim. As a member of IAOA I had
the chance to experience Peter's great motivation and passion for the
Association (just to mention: Ontology Summit 2013 and promotion of numerous
workshops and events throughout the year).
There are many other Association members whose worked I
learned to appreciate so far, but I guess I can propose a limited number of
I'd like to cast my vote to Till Mossakowski, Amanda
Vizedom, Nancy Wiegand and Stefano Borgo, for their work and drive and constant
presence in the Association.
I read with regret that Giancarlo Guizzardi and Laure Vieu
will step down from the Council and would like to spend two words to express my
gratitute to both of them, whom I had the chance to meet for the first
time as participant of the First International Summer School in Trento in
Nominator: Francesca Quattri
I cannot back up my vote with a seconder for now, but I would ask to other
Association members to add their names in case they would like to support me my