2018 SHARE Election Information

Election Time and Location
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
America's Center Convention Complex
St. Louis, MO

Letter from the Chief Inspector

In accordance with the Bylaws of SHARE, on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, an election for Officers, two directors-at-large, and ratification of director transfer was held. A total of 74 installations cast ballots.

Receiving no petitions by 6:00pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, the following candidates were declared elected by acclamation:

  • For President:
    Justin Bastin, Dell EMC
  • For Vice President:
    Martha McConaghy, Marist College
  • For Secretary:
    Aron Eisenpress, City University of New York

The following individuals, having received the largest number of votes, were declared elected:

  • For Treasurer:
    Jim Erdahl, US Bank
  • For Director at Large:
    Scott Fagen, 21st Century Software Inc.
    Susan Rice, BMC Software

The proposed director transfer ratification was approved by the members. The details of the ratification can be reviewed here.

I would like to thank the members of the Inspector's Committee for their contributions to a smooth election process:

  • Rick Barlow, Nationwide
  • Anne Caluori, SumThinking
  • Reg Harbeck, Mainframe Analytics Ltd
  • Karla Houser, Caterpillar
  • Ed Jaffe, Phoenix Software International
  • James Lund, Texas A&M
  • Brian Peterson, UnitedHealth Group
  • Dennis Pherigo, Mastercard International
  • Rosalind Radcliffe, IBM
  • Skip Robinson, Southern California Edison
  • Janet Sun, Sun Coast
  • Pam Taylor, Durango Place Manuscript and Presentation Services
  • Martin Zimelis, maz/Consulting

We greatly appreciate the excellent support of the SmithBucklin/SHARE staff, particularly Alex Johnson.

Finally, the inspectors would like to thank the candidates for being willing to stand for and going through the agony and ecstasy of the election process; they are all winners to us.

Faithfully yours,

Robert Rosen
R&R Consulting
Chief Inspector

Letter from the Nominating Committee Chairman

I am pleased with the outcome of the 2018 Elections in St. Louis and wish all the candidates the best for their future! I want to thank the SHARE 2018 Nominating Committee – Holden O’Neal, Michael Stack, Pamela J. Taylor, Ronald Thielen, Marty Zimelis, and Marlaina Chirdon – for their hard work and commitment to SHARE and the Nominating Committee process.


James Vincent
Immediate Past President
Chair, SHARE 2018 Nominating Committee

For the Office of President
To Serve Two-Year Term

Elected by Acclamation

Justin Bastin
Dell EMC
Candidate Statement

For the Office of Vice President
To Serve Two-Year Term

Elected by Acclamation

Martha McConaghy
Marist College
Candidate Statement

For the Office of Treasurer
To Serve Two-Year Term


Jim Erdahl

Jim Erdahl
US Bank
Candidate Statement

For the Office of Secretary
To Serve Two-Year Term

Elected by Acclamation

Aron Eisenpress

Aron Eisenpress
The City University of New York
Candidate Statement

For the Office of Director
To Serve Two-Year Term


Scott Fagen

Scott Fagen
21st Century Software Inc.
Candidate Statement

Susan Rice

Susan Rice
BMC Software
Candidate Statement