The IEEE Nominations and Appointments Committee provides answers to frequently asked questions about the nominations process.
Each position has specific responsibilities and qualifications on which the IEEE N&A Committee evaluates potential candidates.
Estimated time commitments are provided in the position descriptions.
A nomination does not guarantee either a recommendation by the IEEE N&A or an appointment by the IEEE Board of Directors.
Standing Committee Chairs and Members
If recommended by IEEE N&A and appointed by the Board of Directors, you will be notified shortly after the meeting at which the appointment was made.
Appointments are typically made in the following months:
Standing Committee Chairs: June
Standing Committee Members: November
IEEE Officers (Elected by the IEEE Assembly)
All nominees are advised, before the IEEE Assembly Election slate is made public, if they have or have not been recommended to the IEEE Assembly. Notifications are typically in October.
All nominees on the IEEE Assembly Election slate are notified of the election results immediately following the election. The election typically is in November.
All nominees are advised if they have or have not been recommended by IEEE N&A to the IEEE Board of Directors. Notifications are typically in October.
The IEEE Board of Directors typically selects the slate of candidates at its November meeting. Nominees are notified if they have or have not made the final slate immediately following the Board meeting.
The final slate of candidates are included in the IEEE Annual Election and elected by the IEEE voting members.
Nominees must provide the following:
Nominees that do not provide all required information will not be considered by the IEEE N&A.
Instructions are included in the nomination form.
Instructions, including word count requirements, are provided in the nomination form.
Yes, but the candidate's specific qualifications for each position must be provided.
Most nominations are kept confidential.
The nominations made public are:
Individuals nominated and evaluated by IEEE N&A for membership on an IEEE Standing Committee are not disclosed unless appointed by the IEEE Board of Directors.
The identity of the nominator is not disclosed to the nominee by the IEEE N&A.