2024 Nominees for SPIE Officers and Board of Directors

Every year, SPIE Members have the opportunity to elect the leaders who will guide the direction of the Society
13 June 2024

Your vote is important: Help shape the future of your Society

The 2024 election opens 21 June and closes 1 August. The election results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting of the Society on 20 August.

You are voting for one vice president, one secretary/treasurer, and four directors. The newly elected vice president will serve as president-elect in 2026 and president in 2027. The newly elected directors will join the leadership group of 15 current elected Members, comprised of seven women and eight men, of which there are two in government, seven in academia, and five in industry.

SPIE has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems to administer the 2024 election. If you do not receive your election email by 22 June, 2024 please contact support@directvote.net.

SPIE Vice President Candidates

Cather Simpson David Sampson
Cather Simpson
CEO & Director, Orbis Diagnostics
Professor, University of Auckland
Bio & Statement
Video Statement
David Sampson
Consultant in Innovation, Optics and Photonics
Emeritus Professor, University of Surrey
Bio & Statement
Video Statement

SPIE Secretary/Treasurer Candidate

Jim McNally
Jim McNally
StratTHNK Associates
Bio & Statement


SPIE Director Candidates

Leonard Chen Kishan Dholakia Deborah Gustafson
Leonard Chen
RTX Corporation
Bio & Statement
Video Statement
Kishan Dholakia
University of Adelaide
Bio & Statement
Video Statement
Deborah (Debbie) Gustafson
Energetiq Technology, Inc.
Bio & Statement
Video Statement
Beop-Min Kim Vasudevan (Vengu) Lakshminarayanan
Tayyaba Hasan
Harvard Medical School, Wellman Ctr.
Candidate Withdrawn
Beop-Min Kim
Korea University
Bio & Statement
Vasudevan (Vengu) Lakshminarayanan
University Of Waterloo
Bio & Statement

Brian Pogue Alexis Vogt
Brian Pogue
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bio & Statement
Alexis Vogt
Monroe Community College
Bio & Statement

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