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IEEE has a dual complementary regional and technical structure with organizational units based on geography and technical focus. It manages a separate organizational unit (IEEE-USA) which recommends policies and implements programs specifically intended to benefit the members, the profession, and the public in the United States.

 

Structure

IEEE is organized into:

  • 333 local sections in ten geographic regions;
  • more than 2,190 chapters comprised of local members with similar technical interests;
  • 38 societies and seven technical councils that compose ten technical divisions;
  • nearly 2350 student branches at colleges and universities in 80 countries;
  • more than 800 student branch chapters;
  • more than 400 Affinity groups.
 
 

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IEEE Leadership

The voting membership of IEEE elects a new president each year, who serves for three years - first as President-elect, then as President and CEO, and finally as Past President. IEEE presidents also serve on the two top-tier IEEE governing bodies.

 
 

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IEEE Major Boards

Six subordinate boards govern major areas of IEEE interest. Each has an elected volunteer leader.

 
 

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IEEE Committees

There are currently 14 standing committees of the IEEE Board of Directors.

 
 

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IEEE Staff

IEEE has approximately 1,000 employees who support various IEEE activities. The Executive Director is the full-time chief operating officer.

The Management Council is comprised of the Executive Director and the senior executives who collectively manage all aspects of IEEE staff operations.

 
 

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