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Nominations Open for 2016 IEEE SIGHT Steering Committee

IEEE SIGHT logoIn recent years, IEEE has placed great emphasis on Humanitarian Technology Activities, instituting the Humanitarian Ad Hoc Committee (HAHC) in 2011 (now called the Humanitarian Activities Committee). As part of a strategic effort toward member engagement, HAHC instituted a program called Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT).

SIGHT is growing and we have some new and exciting opportunities for you to get involved. Interested in joining the SIGHT Steering Committee? Read more below about our positions and how to apply!

The SIGHT Steering Committee is a Subcommittee of the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee which supports the Board vision of IEEE volunteers around the world carrying out and/or supporting impactful humanitarian activities at the local level. The SIGHT Steering Committee will be made up of eleven Subcommittee Chairs:

  • Assessment
  • Projects
  • Communications
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Education
  • Events
  • Partnerships
  • Communities of Practice
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Volunteer Management & Engagement
  • Operations

Read more about key responsibilities and qualifications here.

Who Can Apply?

Any IEEE member can apply to be a part of the 2016 SIGHT Steering Committee. Each position has different requirements, but generally applicants should be able to work well on a team, have experience in humanitarian activities, and be familiar with the IEEE SIGHT Program.

Access the nomination form here.
DEADLINE: 30 November 2015

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