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ISA VGEC

What is ISA ?

  • The International Society of Automation (isa.org) is a non-profit professional association founded in 1945 to create a better world through automation. ISA advances technical competence by connecting the automation community to achieve operational excellence. The organization develops widely-used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

    ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as “The Voice of Automation.” Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (isa100wci.org).

    Student Sections meet regularly on campuses throughout the world. Section involvement offers an opportunity to participate in a variety of useful programs and activities and to develop leadership skills. The VGEC ISA Student Section was approved by ISA on May 11, 2021. The establishment of chapter was done officially on 23rd May, 2021. At present 34 students are registered under this section

Vision

  • "To prepare students in such a way that they can design, implement, and validate the automation solution and products for any industry."

Mission

  • "To impart advanced technical competence by connecting the automation community to achieve operational excellence."

Source: isa.org

ARTICLE 1: STUDENT SECTION NAME:-

  • Section 1: The name of the student section is Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad Student Section of the International Society of Automation.
  • Section 2: The student section was established on May 2021.

ARTICLE 2: PURPOSE

  • Section 1: These bylaws are the governing document for the activities of the student section. The student section is also governed by and subject to all policies set by the ISA Executive Board.
  • Section 2: The student section is organized and will be operated for educational purposes to promote the following:
    1. An increased knowledge of the greater automation industry;
    2. A greater understanding of the contributions of those in the automation industry; and
    3. Mentoring and encouraging students as they prepare for career in the automation industry.

ARTICLE 3: MEMBERSHIP

  • Section 1: An ISA student membership is a requirement for membership to the student section. Only ISA student members enrolled at this educational institution shall be members of the student section. We will welcome and accommodate any ISA member visiting our student section.

ARTICLE 4: GOVERNANCE

  • Section 1: The student section shall have an advisor who is a faculty member of Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad and is also a professional member of ISA. The faculty member is responsible for providing continuity from year to year as the student leadership changes. The advisor also provides guidance to the student leaders in maintaining both ISA and institution standards in all activities.
  • Section 2: The student section board shall consist of the following officers:

    • President
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Membership Chair
    • Program Chair

    All positions on the board have voting rights. The board will also include 1 at-large (general) positions. To reach a quorum for the vote, 70% of the board must be present. Proxy votes will not be accepted.
  • Section 3: The board will supervise the affairs and conduct the business of the student section.

ARTICLE 5: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS

  • The following process outlines the nomination and election process for board positions. All positions are open to members of the student section. Those holding elected positions must remain ISA student members in good standing for the duration of their term.
    • A nominating committee consisting of 3 shall be selected by the president and confirmed by the board.
    • An open call for nominations will be made to student section members.
    • The nominating committee will prepare and share with the membership a list of candidates for each office and the date and location of a vote.
    • On the published date of the vote, the board members will be selected by a majority vote of members present.
  • If the faculty advisor resigns, the student section president will notify ISA Headquarters.

ARTICLE 6: COMMITTEES

  • Committees may be appointed by the board. All committee actions, programs, and financial transactions are at the discretion of the board.

ARTICLE 7: OPERATING BYLAWS AMENDMENTS

  • Amendments to these bylaws must first be approved by the board. Upon approval, the board will notify the membership of the changes. If the board receives no objections to the changes within 30 days, the amendment is adopted, and the revised version is sent to ISA Headquarters.

ARTICLE 8: DISSOLUTION

  • ISA may dissolve a student section at any time. If current student section leadership decides the student section needs to voluntarily dissolve, they must put the motion to a vote of the student members. An affirmative vote of two thirds of the members is required. A lack of vote is considered affirmative. At any time and for any reason, if dissolution is sanctioned, all remaining funds will be allocated to ISA.