Meet the Candidates for Treasurer

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Vote for OCWiC Treasurer

Online voting for new OCWiC ACM-W Officers will be from July 9th thru July 15th.

Here are the candidates for the Vice-Chairperson position.

  • Melinda McGucken

Melinda McGucken

Currently, aGraduate Student
atBaldwin Wallace University
Nominator’s statementMelinda is currently completing an MBA. This business experience and training will ensure that OCWiC’s financial accounting is always correct and up-to-date.

I have been involved with OCWiC since preparing to deliver my short talk entitled “Recommender Systems as Persuasion Technology: An E-Commerce Perspective” in the 2015 Celebration. Since I have been involved in various capacities supporting the Celebration and Community, including as Ring Leader of the Jobs Ring in the Community, as well as Associate Sponsor Liaison and now Sponsor Liaison for the Celebration.

My educational credentials include a BA in International Economics and Management from Hiram College, MA in Interdisciplinary Studies with a capstone synthesizing Computer Science and Psychology from Hiram College, and an MBA in Entrepreneurship that I will finish on July 9, 2020 from Baldwin Wallace University.

My professional background is varied and interesting. I worked in the IT field for almost 20 years, most of it consulting and contracting for companies such as State Farm, Progressive, Nordson, Sherwin-Williams, and more. The positions I held include technical writer, technical trainer, network engineer, client/server technician, service desk analyst, and technical training developer.