Independent Oracle Users Group Announces 2011-2012 Board of Directors, Annual Award Winners

Thu May 12, 2011 5:40pm EDT

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Independent Oracle Users Group Announces 2011-2012 Board of Directors, Annual Award Winners

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) announces the members’ selection of the 2011-2012 Board of Directors to lead the organization, as well as the recipients of the 2010 IOUG Excellence Awards.

IOUG Officers include Andy Flower serving his second term as IOUG President.

John Matelski will serve his second term as Executive Vice President for the organization.

Todd Sheetz is the 2011-2012 Vice President of Finance for IOUG.

IOUG Directors-At-Large

Ian Abramson, Thoughtcorp
Maria Anderson, ENCANA
Kent Hinckley, Systems Plus
James Lui, Aramark Uniform Services
Michelle Malcher, DRW Holdings
Ray Payne, Johns Hopkins University – Applied Physics Laboratory
Mark Townsend, Oracle Liaison
Matt Vranicar, Rolta TUSC

Executive Director- Carol McGury, SmithBucklin Corporation

 

The Board of Directors oversees IOUG’s strategic direction through its mission to represent the voice of Oracle technology and database professionals and empower them to be more productive in their business and careers by:

  • Delivering education
  • Sharing best practices
  • Providing technology direction and networking opportunities

All new board members and positions are effective as of May 10, 2011.

Congratulations to the new IOUG Board and a special thank you to the outgoing IOUG Board members, Judi Doolittle (Sandia National Laboratories), and Jon Wolfe (CTI), for their leadership and support throughout their terms.

IOUG also announced the 2011 recipients of its annual awards.

  • Chris Wooldridge Award —Recognizing outstanding volunteer service to the user group community, this award acknowledges individuals who have contributed their time, energy and ideas to move IOUG forward.
    • Kimberly Floss, Manager of Enterprise Data Solutions, PepsiCo
  • Ken Jacobs Award—Recognizing an Oracle Corporation employee for his/her outstanding dedication and service to the user group community on behalf of Oracle, this award acknowledges individuals who have positively affected the success of IOUG through his/her support of the organization.
    • Willie Hardie, Vice President, Oracle Database Marketing
  • SELECT Journal Editor’s Choice Award —Recognizing a SELECT Journal editor for his/her excellence in a technical article in IOUG's SELECT Journal.
    • Tanel Poder, Oracle Database Consultant

About the Independent Oracle Users Group

Founded in 1993, the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) is a global membership organization that provides Oracle users the opportunity to enhance their productivity, maximize their investment and influence the quality, usability and support of Oracle technology. The IOUG represents the voice of Oracle technology and database professionals serving nearly 20,000 database administrators, developers, architects, technical managers and other Oracle professionals throughout North America and worldwide. The IOUG empowers its members to be more productive and successful in their business and careers by delivering education, sharing best practices and providing technology direction and networking opportunities. For more information, visit www.ioug.org or call (312) 245-1579.

Independent Oracle Users Group
Kristen Miller
IOUG Media Relations Manager
Ph: 847-279-0022, x 233
E-mail: kristen.miller@techimage.com

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