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Region 6 Awards Program

Categories, Descriptions, Criteria and Nomination Suggestions

Award Categories:

  1. Outstanding Corporate Service
  2. Region 6 Small Section of the Year (less than 500 members)
  3. Region 6 Medium Section of the Year (greater than 501 members but less than 1500 members)
  4. Region 6 Large Section of the Year (more than 1500 members)
  5. Region 6 Small Student Branch of the Year (less than 25 active members)
  6. Region 6 Large Student Branch of the Year (25 or more active members)
  7. Region 6 Outstanding Chapter of the Year (includes Society Chapters and  Technical Councils but not Affinity Groups)
  8. Region 6 Outstanding Affinity Group Chapter of the year
  9. Region 6 Outstanding Affinity Group Member (WIE member who promoted women in engineering, LMAG member who promoted Life Members Activities, CN member who promoted Consultant Network Activities, YP IEEE member who promoted Young Professional  activities)   (UP to 2 awards each year)
  10. Region 6 Outstanding IEEE member who promoted Global Humanitarian Projects or Activities
  11. Region 6 Outstanding IEEE member who promoted Membership Development or Senior Member Elevation
  12. Region 6 Outstanding IEEE member who is an Outstanding Educator, Mentor or Facilitator in the area of STEM
  13. Region 6 Outstanding K through 12 Educator who made significant contributions to STEM Education
  14. Region 6 Outstanding Service and Leadership to the IEEE
  15. Region 6 Outstanding Engineer

 

Region 6 Award  Nomination Period of Evaluation –

Past calendar year (e.g. Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020)

Nominator info – required for all nominations

Your IEEE Member Number
Your phone number
Your email address

The name of your Section  


Award 1. Outstanding Corporate Service

Nominee Information

You must include the contact information of an individual who can represent this company

Company Name
Company Address
contact person’s Name,  role and department
contact person’s email address
contact person’s work phone

Achievements and Accomplishments

  • Do they provide time off to travel to IEEE meetings?  Y/N
  • Do they provide full or partial reimbursement of travel and/or per diem?  Y/N
  • Do they offer company space to conduct IEEE meetings? Y/B
  • Do they encourage and/or promote membership in professional organizations? Y/N
  • Do they underwrite all or a portion of IEEE dues for its members? Y/N
  • Do they support the volunteer by permitting free or discounted use of company resources for such things as telephone, fax, email, or printing newsletters and/or other circulars?  Y/N
  • Do they donate grants or money directly to Chapters, Councils, Affinity Groups, or STEM to assist with conducting conferences, workshops, meetings, or educational events and competitions? Y/N
  • Provide details to support the above answers such as examples of donations or conferences

if you need additional room or want to add anything else

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 2. Region 6 Small Section of the Year (less than 500 members)

Award 3. Region 6 Medium Section of the Year (greater than 501 members but less than 1500 members)

Award 4. Region 6 Large Section of the Year (more than 1500 members)

  • The name of your Section
  • Name of the current Section Chair
  • Section Chair’s phone number
  • Section Chair’s email address
  • Section Website URL
  • Is the Section Website up to date?  Y/N

What information can be found on the Section Website? (check all that apply)

Current executive committee officer names
Officer contact information
Calendar of upcoming meetings and events
Photos from recent events or activities
Information about Chapters, Affinity Groups, and Student Branches in the Section
Links to other IEEE web pages
Section local operating procedures
Section meeting minutes
Social media feeds
Archives
other ______________________

Are all units (Chapters, Affinity Groups, Student Branches, etc.) within the Section active and have the minimum membership requirement?  If not, which units are inactive and what steps has the Section made in an effort to revitalize its under-performing units?

Please limit your response to 300 words.

What units were newly formed during the previous year, and what is being done to create new groups?

MEMBER ENGAGEMENT

Please provide examples of the following types of programs/activities/efforts/ best practices in which the Section and its units participated. Please do not just list meetings and activities. Be sure to include the benefit/impact to IEEE members and/or the public and be very clear on important accomplishments and why they were meaningful. Discuss what is being done to attract, retain, satisfy, and engage members. Within these areas, please also comment on if/how the programs/efforts benefited IEEE Student members (e.g., Student Branch Programs),     facilitated interface between Higher Grade IEEE members and IEEE Student Branch members,   facilitated member grade elevations (e.g., Senior Member, Fellow, STEP transition) ,  facilitated improved industrial relations,   facilitated improved government relations were co-sponsored with other professional/technical organizations,

Community Service Projects that projected positive visibility to IEEE

  • Technical Programs
  • Professional Programs (PACE programs, non-technical programs contributing to members’ careers)
  • Educational Programs
  • Other Programs

AWARDS

  • Does the Section have a Section Awards Chair?  Y/N
  • Does the Section have a Section Awards Program? Y/N
  • If Yes, please provide examples of awards presented by the Section and its units to recognize IEEE members, non-members, firms, etc. Include how the recipient was impacted and the goal that was achieved.

Provide examples of awards presented to the Section and its units to recognize individual IEEE members. Include how the recipient was impacted and the goal that was achieved.

Please limit your response to 300 words.

MEMBER RECRUITMENT & COMMUNICATION

  • Compare statistics for Higher Grade membership and Student membership in the Section and its units from this year to the previous year. Please do not just list membership numbers. Please comment on what the number differences mean, and any impacts, triggers, or causes.
  • Describe the methods used to communicate with Section members and the number of times that each method was used last year. (e.g., Section website, electronic newsletter, E-Notice, hardcopy newsletter, postcard).
  • Detail efforts conducted by the Section and its units to recruit new IEEE members and new volunteers.
  • Detail efforts conducted by the Section to recruit and retain Student Members. Include details on STEP programs and efforts to transition Student Members to Young Professional Members.
  • List any Section governing documents and the last year they were updated (e.g., bylaws, operations manual, guides). Provide web link(s) to governing documents, if applicable.

Award 5. Region 6 Small Student Branch of the Year  (less than 25 active members)

Award 6. Region 6 Large Student Branch of the Year  (more than 25 active members)

  • The name of your University
  • Name of the current Student Branch Chair
  • Branch Chair’s phone number
  • Branch Chair’s email address
  • Name of the current faculty advisor
  • The faculty advisor’s email address
  • Student Branch Website URL
  • Is the Student Branch Website up to date? Y/N

What information can be found on the Student Branch Website? (check all that apply)

  • Current officer’s names
  • Officer contact information
  • Officer photos
  • Calendar of upcoming meetings and events
  • Photos from recent events or activities
  • Information about their activities
  • Links to other IEEE web pages
  • Student Branch room location and hours
  • Summary of past Student Branch meetings
  • Social media feeds
  • Projects
  • Archives of past lectures
  • Other things offered: books, drinks, food

Actvities

  • How many total meetings and events has your Student Branch had in 2018
  • How many IEEE student members are there in your Student Branch?
  • How many non-IEEE students actively participate in your Student Branch?
  • Describe the projects that have been actively run by your Student Branch in 2018
  • Describe your Technical Programs
  • Describe your non-technical programs contributing to members’ future careers
  • Any additional educational programs and lectures
  • Fun and social activities
  • Does your Student Branch regularly attend the two Area meetings per year? Y/N
  • Does your Student Branch participate in competitions in the Area meetings? Y/N

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 7.  Region 6 Outstanding Chapter of the Year (includes Society Chapters and Technical Councils but NOT affinity groups)

  • Is this a joint chapter of two or more Societies?  List them
  • in which City, State are your meetings?
  • Name of the current Chapter Chair
  • Chapter Chair’s phone number
  • Chapter Chair’s email address
  • the Chapter’s Website URL
  • Is the Chapter Website up to date monthly? Y/N

What information can be found on the Chapter Website? (check all that apply)

Current executive committee officer names
Officer contact information
Calendar of upcoming meetings and events
Photos from recent events or activities
Do you sponsor Student Branches?
Links to other IEEE web pages including your Society and your Section
Corporate sponsors
Chapter meeting minutes
Archives of previous meetings
other:

Activities

  • Has your membership grown since last year? Describe the trends such as number, IEEE vs non-IEEE.
  • How many open technical meetings have you held in past year
  • Please attach a PDF showing your meeting attendance with bars separately indicating IEEE members and non-members.
  • How many symposia and conferences have you held in past year
  • Attach a PDF containing a list and description of all of the technical meetings, symposia, and conferences that your Chapter ran in past year
  • Attach a PDF of your financial report comparing last May to this April 30
  • Attach a PDF of your annual report to your Section Excom
  • Explain how you are inviting University students to participate in your meetings, symposia, and conferences. Do you provide any free or subsidized registration?
  • Were your meeting reports and financial statements  filed on time with both your Section and the IEEE? Y/N
  • Does your Chapter have a liason, sponsorship, or financial support from industry? Y/N
  • If Yes, please provide brief details

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 8. Region 6 Outstanding Affinity Group Chapter of the year (WIE, YP, LM CN)

  • the full name of your Chapter  Affinity Group
  • in which City, State are your meetings?
  • Name of the current Chapter Chair
  • Chapter Chair’s phone number
  • Chapter Chair’s email address
  • the Chapter’s Website URL
  • Is the Chapter Website up to date monthly? Y/N

What information can be found on the Chapter Website? (check all that apply)

Current executive committee officer names
Officer contact information
Officer photos
Calendar of upcoming meetings and events
Photos from recent events or activities
Do you sponsor Student Branches?
Links to other IEEE web pages including your Society and your Section
Corporate sponsors
Chapter meeting minutes
Archives of previous meetings
other:

Activities

  • Has your membership grown since last year? Describe the trends such as number, IEEE vs non-IEEE.
  • How many open technical meetings have you held in past year
  • Please attach a PDF showing your meeting attendance in past year with bars separately indicating IEEE members and non-members.
  • How many symposia and conferences have you held 2018
  • Attach a PDF containing a list and description of all of the technical meetings, symposia, and conferences that your Chapter ran in past year
  • Attach a PDF of your financial report comparing last May to this April 30
  • Attach a PDF of your annual report to your Section Excom
  • Explain how you are inviting University students to participate in your meetings, symposia, and conferences. Do you provide any free or subsidized registration?
  • Were your meeting reports and financial statements  filed on time with both your Section and the IEEE? Y/N
  • Does your Chapter have a liason, sponsorship, or financial support from industry? Y/N
  • If Yes, please provide brief details

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 9. Region 6 Outstanding Affinity Group member (WIE who promoted women in engineering, LMAG member who promoted Life Member Activities, CN member who promoted Consultant Network activities or YP member who promoted Young Professional activities)

(Up to 2 awards can be given)

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
IEEE Member Number
IEEE Member Level
phone number
email address
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s contributions and accomplishments.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • If this individual contributed to the success of a conference, please upload a PDF about the conference showing exactly how they contributed.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?
  • What IEEE positions and other responsibilities has the nominee had in the last five+ years that relate to this nomination?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 10. Region 6 Outstanding IEEE member who promoted Global Humanitarian Projects or Activities

Region 6 IEEE member who contributes to improve the quality of life of the underserved and/or social reform Projects or Activities with technology/engineering, it includes but not limited to the following fields

  • Affordable & Clean Energy
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Clean Water, Sanitation & hygiene
  • Community engagement, Capacity-building, and Behavior Change
  • Connectivity & Communication
  • Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
  • Humanitarian Challenges & Opportunities
  • Technology Enhanced Quality Education Delivery
  • Technology Enhanced Healthcare
  • Technology and Applications for Poverty Alleviation
  • Other United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Technology Showcase (exhibit display)

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
IEEE Member Number
IEEE Member Level
phone number
email address
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s contributions and accomplishments.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • If this individual contributed to the success of a conference, project, or major activity, please upload a PDF about the activity showing exactly how they contributed.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?
  • What IEEE positions and other responsibilities has the nominee had in the last five+ years that relate to this nomination?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 11. Region 6 Outstanding IEEE member who promoted Membership Development or Senior Member Elevation

The goal of this award is to recognize an individual IEEE member who actively recruits more IEEE members, elevates senior members and promotes IEEE membership development.  Events such as   organizing special events, forming and incentivizing activities geared towards attracting new IEEE members, the renewal of the membership of existing IEEE members and benefiting our IEEE members

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
IEEE Member Number
IEEE Member Level
phone number
email address
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s contributions and accomplishments.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • If this individual contributed to recruitment of IEEE members, the success of a conference, project, or major activity, please upload a PDF about the activity showing exactly how they contributed.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?
  • What IEEE positions and other responsibilities has the nominee had in the last five+ years that relate to this nomination?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 12. Region 6 Outstanding IEEE member who is an Outstanding Educator, Facilitator or Mentor in the area of STEM

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
IEEE Member Number
IEEE Member Level
phone number
email address
  • List the schools or activities where this individual lectured or list the schools or activities that this individual directly helped
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s contributions and accomplishments.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?
  • What IEEE positions and other responsibilities has the nominee had in the last five+ years that relate to this nomination?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 13. Region 6 Outstanding K through 12 Educator who made significant contributions to STEM Education

This individual does not require IEEE membership

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
phone number
email address
  • List the schools or activities that this individual directly helped
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s contributions and accomplishments.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 14. Region 6 Outstanding Service and Leadership to the IEEE

This award honors those members who have provided outstanding volunteering services to IEEE sponsored activities.

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
IEEE Member Number
IEEE Member Level
phone number
email address
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s contributions to their Section, to Region 6, and to the IEEE. List their achievements and accomplishments.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?
  • What IEEE positions and other responsibilities has the nominee had in the last five+ years that relate to this nomination?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.


Award 15. Region 6 Outstanding Engineer

This award honors those members who have made outstanding technical contributions to the engineering professions.

Nominee’s Information

all are required

Their Name
IEEE Member Number
IEEE Member Level
phone number
email address
  • State why this Nominee deserves recognition. Thoroughly and clearly state the individual’s technical contributions to engineering. List their new technical concepts, significant patents, development of new devices, new applications, new designs, or significant cost reductions using known techniques.  Type as much as you need in this box.
  • Add the Nominee’s complete CV, list of published papers, and list of patents as a PDF
  • If the Nominee has been recognized or honored by any company, university, government, or society then please list all here.
  • Is there something specific that makes you want to nominate this person over other people?
  • What IEEE positions and other responsibilities has the nominee had in the last five+ years that relate to this nomination?

Endorser 1

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Endorser 2

Please enter the Endorser’s Name and IEEE member number.  After you complete the nomination form, you will then need to request two endorsements.

Name
IEEE Member Number:

Suggested Citation

The “Suggested Citation” of what will appear on both the plaque and/or the certificate awarded to the recipient(s). The citation should reflect the award criteria and the nominee’s achievement.

 

 

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