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Oracle Applications Users Group Board Elects Margaret Wright as President; Selects 2013 Executive Committee

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the world’s largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users, announced its board of directors has elected Margaret Wright as its 2013 president and elected the members of the organization’s executive committee.

Wright has been an active member of the OAUG since 2002, having served as a member of the OAUG board in 2007/2008 and again in 2010/2011. In addition to performing her board responsibilities during that time, she served as the OAUG’s governance committee chair and as the board secretary. Wright also served as executive vice president of the OAUG in 2012. She brings with her more than 30 years of experience in the information technology field, with a record of accomplishment in forging strategy and developing clear visions, managing software development projects and managing strategic alliances with software vendors.

“As the president of the OAUG in 2013, I am committed to growing the organization, strengthening its membership services and providing sound leadership to ensure the organization’s reputation as the world’s largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users,” said Wright. “The OAUG will continue to focus on our core member benefits in 2013, helping our members increase productivity and return on investment through educational programs, professional networking opportunities, and meaningful interaction and influence with Oracle.”

As the OAUG’s elected president, Wright chairs the 2013 OAUG executive committee, a group elected by the OAUG board of directors that is responsible for the organization’s strategic planning process and direction. Members of this year’s executive committee are Margaret Wright as president, Alyssa Johnson as president elect, Peter Gee as treasurer and Christine Hipp as secretary.

Serving on the 2013 OAUG board of directors are Danica Bartolf, CH2M Hill Corp.; John Bushell, JT&M Bushell; Mark C. Clark, O2Works LLC; Patricia Dues, City of Las Vegas; Melissa English, Alticor, parent company of Amway Corp.; Peter Gee, Ryerson University; Christine Hipp, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Joseph Imbimbo, PPG Industries, Inc.; Alyssa Johnson, ROLTA; Kaberi Nayak, MITRE Corp.; Tammy Norton, independent; Donna Rosentrater, The TJX Companies; Rob Tudor, LifeWay Christian Resources and Margaret Wright, Southern Company.

About Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG®)

Founded in 1990, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) is the world’s largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users. The organization serves as an advocate to Oracle Corp. for companies worldwide and represents users of more than 65 Oracle Applications products including Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s Agile, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle’s Primavera EPPM, Oracle Communications, Oracle's Customer Experience including Oracle CRM On Demand and Oracle’s Siebel CRM, and others. The OAUG provides its members with education, networking and support via a wide range of activities and forums including conferences, publications, special interest groups and online communities. For more information about the OAUG, visit the website at oaug.org.

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