Elections Info

FY22 Santa Clara Valley Elections 

Elections for the Executive Council are held every spring. If you are interested in becoming an officer, contact us here.

FY22 SCV SWE Election Results

Thank you to our FY22 Nomination Committee:


Jeannie David

Kathleen East

Divya Sharma


Thank you to our FY22 Tellers Committee:


Cassi Janakos

Lesley Telford


We appreciate your service to our section and for your efforts and dedication in developing and submitting an outstanding slate of candidates and overseeing the election process.

Results of the FY22 SCV SWE Elections:

President: Allison Wright

President Elect: Sarah Sullivan 

Vice President: Archana Narayanaswamy

Vice President: Kimberly Lam

Vice President: Lydia Aman

Treasurer:  Dr. Ceal Craig

Treasurer Elect:  Lisa Duncan

Secretary: Araceli Gonzalez


Please join us in wishing all these SWE leaders much success in their roles.


SWE-Santa Clara Valley Section 

FY22 SCV SWE Nomination Committee

Divya Sharma, Kathleen East & Jeannie David

Questions? Please email swescv.nominationscommittee@gmail.com 

President portfolio

  • Represent the section before the public and preside at meetings of the section and its executive council

  • Appoint and approve the chairs of all committees, with the approval of the executive council, except the chair of the nominating committee

  • Authorize the disbursement of section funds within the budget approved by the executive council

  • Be an authorized signatory on all section accounts

  • Coordinate activities and execute the business and policies of the section

  • Review and approve the year-end section financial report

President-Elect portfolio (2 yr, 1st year as President-Elect, 2nd year as President)

  • Liaison with other professional organizations, including SVEC, NSBE, SHPE, SWE Golden Gate & My. Diablo Sections

  • Active member of Fund Development Committee

  • Lead special projects: Archive and History Banners

  • Learn President day-to-day operations

Treasurer portfolio

  • Responsible for the collection, distribution, and safekeeping of section funds

  • Prepare, maintain, and report as directed on the financial position of the section in relation to the approved budget

  • Submit a financial report to the Society in accordance with established 134 procedures

  • Perform other duties normally associated with the office of treasurer or as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents


Treasurer-Elect portfolio (2 yr, 1st year as Treasurer-Elect, 2nd year as Treasurer)

  • Advisor to Fund Development Committee

  • Budget Committee: management/approval of FY22 fiscal year budget, development of FY23 budget 

  • Learn Treasurer day-to-day operations

  • Liaison with SWE finance committee


VP portfolio

  • The following activities will be divided between Elected VPs as needed

    • Member meetings: social, professional and personal development (e.g. learning series, book club)

    • GetSET Director & Program​

    • Scholarship Chair & Program

    • Other K-12 outreach

    • Corporate outreach (e.g., ads for jobs, meeting or program sponsors)

    • Membership retention and growth


Secretary portfolio

  • Maintain the records of the section

  • Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned

  • Perform other duties normally associated with the office of secretary or as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents

  • Records minutes during monthly EC meetings

  • Drafts and releases monthly newsletters to SWE membership and subscribers

  • Advertises and informs members about organization information FB, LinkedIn, and other channels