IEEE Awards Board Seeks Members for 2012

Rewarding volunteer positions await

4 February 2011

If you’re looking for a rewarding volunteer activity, consider joining the IEEE Awards Board. The board’s Nominations and Appointments Committee is looking for people interested in positions on a number of the 2012 IEEE Awards Board committees and councils. To serve, you must be in good standing as an IEEE senior member.

Chair, IEEE Awards Board Presentation and Publicity Committee

  • Attend Awards Board meetings as a voting member.
  • Recommend policies and procedures for presenting and publicizing IEEE awards.
  • Oversee the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony.
  • Serve on the Awards Board and Awards Board Operating Committe

Chair, IEEE Awards Board Finance Committee:

  • Attend Awards Board meetings as a voting member.
  • Oversee the Awards Board budget.
  • Work with the Awards Board to prepare a budget to submit to the IEEE Finance Committee.
  • Serve on the IEEE Finance Committee and the Awards Board Operating Committee.

Chair, IEEE Medals Council:

  • Attend IEEE Awards Board meetings as a voting member.
  • Oversee the IEEE medal-selection committees.
  • Make recommendations as to whom the Awards Board should consider from among names put forth by the IEEE medal committees.

Chair, IEEE Recognitions Council

  • Attend IEEE Awards Board meetings as a voting member.
  • Oversee the recognition committees.
  • Make recommendations from among the nominees put forth by the councils that the Awards Board should consider for awards.

Chair, IEEE Technical Field Awards Council:

  • Attend IEEE Awards Board meetings as a voting member.
  • Oversee activities of the technical field awards-selection committees.
  • Recommend members from among nominees from the councils that the Awards Board should consider for awards.

Member, IEEE-Level Award Committee:

  • Encourage nominations for IEEE-Level awards.
  • Review nominations and recommend recipients for IEEE-Level awards.

Anyone interested in one of the positions should e-mail a request to serve to awards@ieee.org by 15 March. Be sure to include the position you’re interested in, a biography of no more than one page, and a summary of your IEEE awards activities. Although any IEEE senior member can apply, it is helpful if you have already served on a society, section, or region awards-selection committee or have received a major IEEE award yourself.

For information on the awards program, visit the Awards Web site.

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