2014 Election Info

Voting is now open for the 2014 IEEE Annual Election.   All eligible voting members can access their ballot electronically by clicking the orange “Access Ballot” button on the election site “www.ieee.org/elections” and use their IEEE Account username and password to login

When can you vote?   IEEE annual election ballots can be accessed electronically and are sent to all voting members on 15 August.  Ballots must be received by 1 October. If you are an eligible voting member, your ballot will include the opportunity to vote for Region 6 Director-Elect in 2014.

1 election to 3 Successive Positions: If elected, the candidate would serve a two year term as Region Delegate/Director Elect, then a two year term as Region Delegate/Director, and, finally, a two year term as Past Region Delegate/Director.

What position is  IEEE Region 6 Director-Elect?  The Region 6 Director chairs the Region 6 Committee and represents the membership of Region 6 in the IEEE Assembly as a voting delegate and is a  member of the IEEE Board of Directors, the highest governing body in the IEEE. In addition, Region 6 Director is a voting member of the Member and Geographic Board (MGA), MGA Assembly and the IEEE-USA Board.  The detailed position description is found at IEEE Region Director Description

What is Region 6? IEEE divides the world into 10 regions.  Region 6, the Western USA region,  is by far the largest of the six USA regions, both in terms of membership (over 50,000 members) and geographic area. It includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico (Northern), Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming (Western).

Who can vote? To be able to vote for Region 6  Director-Elect in 2014 you must

  1. Be an IEEE member on record as of 30 June
  2. Reside in Region 6
  3. Hold the membership grade of Graduate Student Member or higher.

You can read a lot more about the annual IEEE election at IEEE Annual Election.