Members: Get Ready to Vote

Annual IEEE election is right around the corner

28 June 2012

Look for your annual election ballot package to arrive in August via first-class mail. Included with the paper ballot and a postage-paid reply envelope is information about how to access and return the ballot electronically.

Those eligible to vote include new members as of 30 June and those elevated to member or graduate student member grades on or before that date. Associate members may not vote in the annual election.

Member grade requires that the person be regularly employed in IEEE-designated fields and have a combination of education and work experience of at least six years. You can apply online for transfer to member grade.

Student members graduating between 1 January and 30 June must update their education information in order to be elevated to graduate student member grade or member grade and have the opportunity to vote in the annual election.

Log in to your IEEE account to help guarantee you receive the ballot package by confirming your contact information, member preferences, and education information.

15 August IEEE annual election ballots are sent to all voting members by this date. Electronic ballots are also accessible.

1 October Last day for members’ marked ballots to be received by IEEE, by noon CDT USA/17:00 UTC.

10 October Last day for ballots to be tallied by the IEEE Tellers Committee.

11–12 November IEEE Board of Directors acts to accept the report of the Tellers Committee. Annual election results are made official.

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