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Houston Section hosts Region 5 Life Members Coordinator

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

On November 7, 2018 the IEEE Houston Section hosted an IEEE Life Members meeting at HESS
facilitated by T. Scott Atkinson, Region 5 Life Members Coordinator. Over 28 area Houston Section’s Life
Members came out to learn more about some of the exciting things taking place within the Life Member
community. Other area Sections like the Central Texas Section and Galveston Bay have very active Life
Member Groups and Scott shared some of those activities and Best Practices. Read more at the link above.


Seminar IEEE Corpus Christi and Kingsville Student Branch: What Are Standards? *

Friday, October 5th, 2018

On Tuesday, April 23, 2018 the IEEE Corpus Christi and Kingsville Student Branch sponsored a seminar “What Are Standards?” facilitated by Christopher Sanderson, Region 5 South Area Chair and Standards Education member volunteer along with Bob Shapiro, Region 5 Director who also added additional insight on the importance of IEEE Membership, Engagement, and Career Development opportunities. The seminar was attended by both students and local IEEE professional members. (more…)

2017 MOVE Volunteer Appreciation

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
A sincere thank you to all the volunteers who contributed to making IEEE-USA MOVE Community Outreach successful in 2017. Volunteers from Region 5 are highlighted.


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…)