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PRESENTATION TO THE INFORMS BOARD
Informs Membership Committee
Aug 7, 2006
Exploring the possibility of an Informs Group Membership
How sign up?
Ratio new / existing?
“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make them my friends?”Abraham Lincoln
Tell-a-Friend Prize Drawing Option
(@ 2% referral rate)
Exploring the possibility of an Informs Corporate Membership
Explore the possibility a Corporate Membership option for INFORMS membership
To the Corporation:
Benchmark report of Other Societies
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Top 20 Companies (by number of members)
“Variety is the soul of pleasure.”Aphra Behn
July 20, 2006
Susan AlbinProfessor and Director of the Graduate Program in the Department of Industrial Engineering, Rutgers University
Richard Barr Chair, Dept. of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Southern Methodist University
John Neale Director of Research, Optiant Inc.
Anne Robinson, ChairManufacturing Manager, Demand Planning, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jim Williams Operations Research Mgr, Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods
Jacquie JohnsDirector of Finance and Member Services, INFORMS
Barry ListDirector of Marketing and Public Relations, INFORMS
Bob ShieldsManager ofMembership Services, INFORMS
Rick Rosenthal, VP MembershipProfessor of Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School