itSMF USA Names New Board Members

Nov 17, 2015, 10:17 ET from itSMF USA

HOUSTON, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- itSMF USA, a chapter of itSMF International and the independent professional organization and forum for IT Service Management professionals in the U.S., has announced the organization's newly elected Board of Directors for 2016.

New members elected to serve three-year terms for itSMF USA include Mary Ward, David Nottingham, Gail Talbott and Doug Tedder. They replace outgoing board members Robyn McGregor, Deborah Anthony, and Susan Schellhase, who just completed three-year terms. Charlie Araujo will assume the role of past president on the executive committee. Pam Erskine will serve as president in 2016.

"We thank our outgoing board members for their hard work and dedication. Their efforts helped create opportunities for our members to advance their skills and network with their peers. It has been great working with them," said Erskine.

"In 2016 itSMF USA will focus on programs, research, communities, and content that help IT management better understand how to integrate the practices and frameworks that support our businesses in achieving their objectives. I am excited to have four new board members joining the team and I look forward to working with them as we continue to develop itSMF USA as the leading service management community."

The 2016 itSMF USA Board of Directors will be officially seated on December 11, 2015. New portfolio assignments will also be announced at that time. More information is available on the itSMF USA Board of Directors here.

itSMF USA, a chapter of itSMF International, is the independent professional organization and forum for IT Service Management professionals in the US. A not-for-profit organization, itSMF is a prominent player in the ongoing development and promotion of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices, standards and qualifications in the United States. This network of industry professionals, white papers, webinars, podcasts, conferences and other resources creates an opportunity for individuals and organizations to connect, learn and grow. For more information, visit

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