WAA Board Election: Don't Forget to Vote!
I finally had a chance to look at the fine group of folks running for Web Analytics Association Board of Directors in this go-around and I have to say I am mighty impressed! Not that the WAA doesn’t already have an amazing group of Directors, but wow, some serious contenders each with a ton of experience in the sector running this time around. If you haven’t already voted, have a look at the consultants, practitioners, and vendors running in this year’s election.
This is actually a unique election given that none of the existing Directors who have the ability to run again have chosen to do so. The few I have talked to about this have cited “time” as the major factor but no doubt the WAA will miss April Wilson’s passion, Neil Mason and Laura Paxia’s experience and European perspective, and Seth Romanow’s historical knowledge of the Association. Thankfully Jim Sterne will still be serving as Chairman of the Board (right Jim?)
I really like the approach the WAA took this time interviewing each candidate and putting the text and recording on the Association web site. It certainly helps us learn a little more about each candidate which will make a difficult vote a little easier. I also like that some candidates are actively campaigning in the Web Analytics Forum, in Twitter, at Emetrics, etc. This more than anything emphasizes the importance of these Board positions — and of the Association in general.
If there is any one question I would have posed to the candidates that did not get asked it would be this:
“If there was one thing you could go back in time and change about the web analytics industry, what would it be?”
Who knows, maybe some of the folks running for WAA Directorships will take the time to answer the question. I know what my answer would be 😉
Best of luck to EVERYONE running in this election!