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Women in OR/MS (WORMS) Officer Nominations

  • 1.  Women in OR/MS (WORMS) Officer Nominations

    Posted 11-16-2023 09:51

    Dear colleagues,

    The deadline to nominate yourself or a colleague to be a Women in OR/MS (WORMS) Officer  has been extended to Friday, November 17th.


    We request your nominations (or self-nominations) for the following officer positions: 

    1. President Elect (Three year term: President Elect, President, Past President)
    2. Jr. VP of Meetings (Two year term: Jr. VP of Meetings, Sr. VP of Meetings)
    3. Jr. VP of Communications (Two year term: Jr. VP of Communications, Sr. VP of Communications)
    4. Jr. Treasurer (Two year term: Jr Treasurer, Sr. Treasurer)
    5. Secretary (One year term)
    6. Student Liaisons
    7. Industry Liaisons
    8. International Liaisons
    9. DEI Liaisons

    If you are interested, please send the following information to Wilkistar Otieno( and Angelika Leskovskaya ( 

    • Short bio
    • Photo
    • The position you are applying to
    • A short statement (2-3 paragraphs) explaining why you are running for this position and what you plan/promise to do in this position.

    Note that anyone nominated should have an active WORMS membership.

    Gabriela Gongora-Svartzman, Ph.D.
    WORMS Sr VP of Communications
    Committee on Teaching and Learning (CTL) INFORMS Chair
    Assistant Teaching Professor
    Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy
    Carnegie Mellon University