The IEEE Region 6 Nominations and Appointments Committee is seeking nominations of potential candidates for Region 6 (Western US) Director/Delegate-elect 2015-16.
- The position of IEEE Director is one of the highest level volunteer positions in the IEEE.
- The Region 6 Director-elect is elected by the Region membership to a two-year term of office concurrent with the Director’s, and assumes the Director position automatically when it is vacated.
- The Director-elect provides continuity in Region 6 leadership, supporting the Director as requested.
- The Director-elect is a general vice chair and Director-in-training.
- Extensive travel is required.
- Candidates must be of IEEE Senior Member or Fellow grade.
A summary of the position description, qualifications, time requirement and duties are found below.
Nominators or Candidates must submit the Director-elect Nomination Form by November 30, 2013 using the Nomination Contact Form below.
Questions? Please contact the N&A Chair, Ed Perkins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SYNOPSIS of DIRECTOR’S DUTIES:
The IEEE Region Delegate/Director serves as a member of the IEEE Board of Directors, the highest governing body of IEEE.
Regional Delegate/Directors represent the membership of his/her Region in the IEEE Assembly (Section I-200 of the IEEE Bylaws) as a voting delegate.
In addition, Region Delegate/Directors are voting members of the Member and Geographic Activities Board (MGA) and MGA Assembly as a voting delegate.
Region Delegate/Directors in Region 1-6 (United States) are also voting members of the IEEE-USA Board.
Region Delegate/Directors are encouraged to actively participate on MGA and its standing committees. They are encouraged in their Delegate/Director-elect years to volunteer to serve on committees of the Board outside of MGA, in order to gain a broader perspective of IEEE.
The Region 6 Delegate/Director Chairs the Region 6 Committee with responsibilities and authority in consonance in the Region Bylaws.
See Region Delegate/Director Position Description for full details on this position (http://www.ieee.org/documents/position_region_delegate_director.pdf).
See Member, IEEE Board of Directors Position Description for more detail of this position including responsibilities and additional time requirements (http://www.ieee.org/documents/position_bodmember_generic.pdf).
This is a six year commitment: Two year term as Region Delegate/Director-elect, two year term as Region Delegate/Director, and two year term as Past Region Delegate/Director.
Region Delegate/Director estimated time required: 34 – 42 days per year.
IEEE Board of Directors Estimated Time Required: 30 – 45 days per year.
Ordinary and necessary IEEE travel expenses are reimbursed in accordance with IEEE policies.
Serves as member of the IEEE Assembly;
Serves as a voting member of the IEEE Board of Directors;
Serves as a member of the MGA Assembly;
Serves as a voting member of the MGA Board;
Serves as a member of the IEEE-USA Board;
Serves as Chair of the Region 6 Committee with responsibilities and authority in consonance in the Region Bylaws.
Must be an IEEE member in good standing;
Must be of IEEE Senior Member or Fellow grade;
Must reside in and be a member of his/her respective Region.
QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS:
Broad experience gained from participation in IEEE Section and/or Technical activities.
Demonstrated capability to achieve, the ability to work with others, and a commitment to mission.
An employer commitment of support is required for the term of office as Director.
See Qualifications and Skills for Member, Board of Directors: http://www.ieee.org/documents/position_bodmember_generic.pdf
In addition, be experienced in Section and Region Committee activities. Preferred to have Sectional/Chapter/affinity group leadership experience.
Region 6 covers the Western United States, includes states of Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and most of New Mexico. Represents approximately 57,000 IEEE members.
Nomination Contact Form