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Deadline extension IEEE R8 Call for Nominations

 

Dear IEEE Region 8 members,

The scope of this eNotice is to inform you of the extension of the deadline to submit Nominations for the various R8 volunteer positions as detailed below, from June 30, 2021, to July 15, 2021.

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

– IEEE Region 8 2023-2024 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect (six year commitment)
– IEEE Region 8 2022 Vice Chair, Member Activities (one year commitment)
– IEEE Region 8 2022 Vice Chair, Student Activities (one year commitment)
– IEEE Region 8 2022 Vice Chair, Technical Activities (one year commitment)

Please submit nominations by filling up the IEEE R8 Nomination Form  (available at the IEEE Region 8 website in the ‘Documents’ section, https://ieeer8.org/category/documents/ ) and sending it to Magdalena Salazar Palma, Chair of the IEEE Region 8 Nominations & Appointments Subcommittee (R8 N&A SC), at salazar@tsc.uc3m.es, and to the R8 N&A SC at nominations.and.appointments.sc@ieeer8.org, by 15 July 2021.

The IEEE Region 8 2023-2024 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect will be elected by the voting members of Region 8 in the 2022 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 either in the Fall of 2021 or the Spring of 2022.

The IEEE Region 8 2022 Vice Chairs will be elected during the Region 8 Committee Meeting in the Fall of 2021. 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 2023-2024 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect will serve for six years: in 2023-2024 as Director-Elect, in 2025-2026 as Director, and in 2027-2028 as Past Director.

In 2023-2024 this individual will:

– be invited to attend the IEEE Board of Directors and the IEEE MGA Board meetings (as part of the 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 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 2025-2026 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 2027-2028 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.


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Editor

 

Mohammad Hossein Babaee

Mohammad Hossein Babaee is a Ph.D. Candidate in Advanced Engineering Systems for Industry at Minho University in Portugal. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees at Power.

As a member of IEEE, he served as Student Representative of IEEE Iran Section for 2 years, working as a liaison between Iran Section Board of Directors and 44 student branches. Now, he serves as Electronic communications committee lead at IEEE MGA student activities committee, IEEEmadC chair 2021and Membership Development Coordinator at IEEE Portugal Section.

Also, he is an experienced-level graphic designer guy (which always helps him to pay his bills!) and addict to Social Media.

If you are interested in contacting Mohammad Hossein, please do not hesitate to email him.

Email: mohammad@ieeer8.org