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Niagara University professor appointed secretary treasurer of AIS special interest group

by jmaloni

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Thu, Aug 14th 2014 10:30 am

Dr. Anna McNab, assistant professor of management at Niagara University, has been appointed secretary treasurer of AIS SIGHCI, the special interest group on human-computer interaction that is affiliated with the Association for Information Systems, the highest level organization for information systems professionals around the world.

The one-year appointment was made by Richard Johnson, Ph.D., and Na Li, Ph.D., chair and chair-elect, respectively, of SIGHCI.

McNab, who has previously served the organization as a reviewer and mini-track chair, will be responsible for maintaining organization records and potential bylaw revisions; distributing meeting minutes; planning, administering and monitoring SIGHCI's financial affairs; producing financial reports; and processing reimbursement requests. She also will assist in overseeing a major information system conferences -ICIS 2014, slated for Dec. 14-17 in Auckland, New Zealand.

McNab joined the Niagara faculty in 2009 after receiving her Ph.D. from Washington State University. She also holds an M.B.A. and undergraduate degree in business administration, double-majoring in management information systems and operations management, both from Washington State University.

According to its website, SIGHCI became one of the first six SIGs officially sanctioned by AIS as announced in ISWORLD in July 2001. AIS SIGHCI provides a forum for AIS members to discuss, develop and promote a range of issues related to the history, reference disciplines, theories, practice, methodologies and techniques, new developments, and applications of the interaction between humans, information, technologies and tasks, especially in the business, managerial, organizational and cultural contexts.

To learn more about Niagara University's business programs, visit www.niagara.edu/business.

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