Membership Guidelines & Individual Application Form
The Arizona Chapter
membership is designed to attract senior Information Technology (IT) executives
from as broad a spectrum of industries, academia, and consulting as
possible. It is believed that members
can achieve the greatest benefit from SIM membership if the programs and
interaction are focused on diverse senior IT executives.
These guidelines are not
intended to be rigid rules to be applied mechanically in all cases. Membership applications will be reviewed and
approved by the SIM Arizona Board of Directors to insure that emphasis on
senior IT executives is preserved.
To qualify for SIM
membership, individuals must fall into one of the Individual or Group
Membership Categories as described below.
1. Senior Information Managers
managers currently or previously employed in a major organizations in both the
public and private sectors:
A. Corporate/Division Head: Corporate and divisional heads of
organizations responsible for information technology and systems
Staff: Their staff with key management
roles as certified by the head of the organization
Full-time university or
college faculty members making a significant contribution to the field of
Leading consultants and
other experts serving information managers.
(The individuals are typically presidents, partners, or other senior
executives from consulting firms and other service/vendor organizations
directly contributing to the IT profession.
The Society adheres to a strict policy against any marketing or
commercial activities, therefore Sales and Marketing representatives are not
eligible for membership.)
4. Non-IT Executive
executives in major private and public organizations whose primary
responsibility is not information technology, but who foster a key role for the
use of information technology in their own organizations.
5. Other Leaders
in shaping and influencing law and government policy in areas of professional
concern to information managers.
members in good standing or who fell into one of the previous categories in
their active years.
Please click the appropriate membership category below to complete a membership application for the SIM Arizona Chapter:
1. Senior Information Manager or Retiree
4. Non-IT Executive or Other Leader