2015 Call for Nominations


The IEEE Region 8 Nominations & Appointments (N&A) Subcommittee is soliciting nominations for the following leadership positions:

  • IEEE Region 8 2017-2018 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect (six year commitment)
  • IEEE Region 8 2016 Vice Chair, Member Activities (one year commitment)
  • IEEE Region 8 2016 Vice Chair, Student Activities (one year commitment)
  • IEEE Region 8 2016 Vice Chair, Technical Activities (one year commitment)

Please submit your suggestions/nominations by filling the IEEE Region 8 Nomination form (available at the IEEE Region 8 website in the ‘Documents’ section) and sending it to Martin Bastiaans, Chair of the IEEE Region 8 Nominations and Appointments Subcommittee, at m.j.bastiaans@ieee.org by 1 July 2015.


The IEEE Region 8 2017-2018 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect will be elected by the voting members of Region 8 in the 2015 IEEE Annual Election from the slate nominated by the R8 Committee. The Region 8 Committee will select the slate during the Region 8 Committee Meeting in October 2015.

The IEEE Region 8 2016 Vice Chairs will be elected during the Region 8 Committee Meeting in October 2015. Note that the current Vice Chairs are eligible for re-election.

For all further details, including petition processes, please refer to the IEEE Region 8 Bylaws and the IEEE Region 8 Operations Manual (available at the IEEE Region 8 website in the ‘Documents’ section) , in particular the sections R8-3.1.2 ‘Director-Elect’ and R8-3.1.7 ‘Vice Chairs’ in the Bylaws, and the sections R8-4.2 ‘Region 8 Director-Elect,’ R8-4.6 ‘Region 8 Vice Chairs’ and R8-5 ‘Elections and appointments procedures’ in the Operations Manual.


The individual elected to serve as the IEEE Region 8 2017-2018 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect will serve for six years: in 2017-2018 as Director-Elect, in 2019-2020 as Director, and in 2021-2022 as Past Director.

  • In 2017-2018 this individual will:
    • be invited to attend IEEE Board of Directors and IEEE MGA Board meetings (as part of preparation and education for the later service)
    • serve (as a voting member) on the IEEE Region 8 Committee and IEEE Region 8 Operating Committee
    • serve as a member on the IEEE Region 8 Nominations & Appointments Subcommittee (except in the process of selecting candidates for the IEEE Region 8 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect).

    Additional duties may be expected and will vary.

  • In 2019-2020 this individual will serve on the :
    • IEEE Assembly (as delegate/representative of IEEE Region 8 members)
    • IEEE Board of Directors
    • IEEE MGA Board
    • IEEE Region 8 Committee (as chair)
    • IEEE Region 8 Operating Committee (as chair)
    • IEEE Region 8 Nominations & Appointments Subcommittee.

    Additional duties may be expected and will vary.

  • In 2021-2022 this individual will serve on the :
    • IEEE Region 8 Committee
    • IEEE Region 8 Operating Committee
    • IEEE Region 8 Nominations & Appointments Subcommittee (as chair)
    • IEEE Region 8 Strategic Planning Subcommittee (as chair or as a regular member)
    • IEEE Region 8 Awards & Recognition Subcommittee (as chair or as a regular member).

    Additional duties may be expected and will vary.

Board of Directors and MGA position descriptions are available at
http://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/position_descriptions.html.