The voting membership of IEEE annually elects officers that serve on the top-tier IEEE governing bodies.
IEEE Members Selected Barry L. Shoop as 2015 IEEE President-Elect
10 October – Barry L. Shoop, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, USA has been selected as 2015 IEEE President-Elect. Pending acceptance of the Teller's Committee report by the IEEE Board of Directors on 23-24 November, Shoop will begin serving as IEEE president on 1 January 2016. He will succeed 2015 IEEE President Howard E. Michel, HEM Consulting, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA. The other candidates for 2015 IEEE President-Elect were Tariq S. Durrani, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom (nominated by Petition) and Frederick C. Mintzer, IBM (retired), Yorktown Heights, New York, USA (nominated by IEEE Board of Directors).
Of the members who voted, 15,972 selected Barry L. Shoop, 14,831 selected Tariq S. Durrani, and 14,056 selected Frederick C. Mintzer.