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Why I am an IEEE member

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Late last month, I received my brand new IEEE Life Senior Member certificate and membership card. This means that as of the 2017 membership year I will be age 65 years or older and have been a member of IEEE for at least 35 years. One of the benefits of being a life member is that my annual IEEE membership dues will be waived. I remember that in my early years the annual dues were a significant personal expense and I questioned the value of my membership each year before renewing. (more…)

Seeking Nominations for the IEEE Region 5 Director Elect 2016-17

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

The IEEE Region 5 Executive Committee is seeking nominations for Region 5 Director-Elect for 2016-17. For this election cycle the member must come from the Region 5 South Area (Central Texas, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Galveston Bay, or Houston Sections). Candidates selected would appear on the IEEE Ballot in the Fall of 2015. The individual elected by all voting members in Region 5 would serve as follows:

  • Region 5 Director Elect and R5 Executive Committee Member 2016-17

  • Region 5 Director and IEEE Board Member in 2018-19

  • Region 5 Past Director and R5 Executive Committee member 2020-21

Candidates must be a senior member or higher, come from the South Area, and submit the nomination form (link provided below). Anyone can nominate including self nomination. To receive consideration, the completed nomination form must be submitted to the Region 5 Past-Director at jjefferies@ieee.org . Questions can also be directed to the Past Director. Links to the official nomination form and the complete call for nominations is provided below.

The deadline for submission is December 15, 2014.

Director nomination form

Director nomination request