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The IEEE Employee Benefits and Compensation Committee shall report to the Board of Directors. It shall review and recommend for approval to the Board of Directors compensation guidelines, benefits whose costs are budgeted, and related matters, including philosophy, policies, programs, and long-term planning, and financial considerations for IEEE employees. The Committee shall also assist IEEE in its role as Administrator for all employee benefit plans of IEEE governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). To ensure relative market reasonableness, the Committee shall review and approve the employee benefits and compensation provided to highly compensated staff and other individuals, which shall be specified in the Committee Charter, and shall provide a report to the Board of Directors, annually.


2017 Meeting Schedule
 

Date Location City/State
8 February 2017 Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA, USA
21 June 2017  Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, NJ USA
15 November 2017  Hyatt Regency  New Brunswick, NJ USA


November 2016 Confidential EBCC Meeting Materials



2017 EBCC Members 

 

Dr. Jerry L. Hudgins

Jerry Hudgins

Position: EBCC Chair
Region: 4
Member Grade: Fellow
Email: hudgins@engr.unl.edu   

Dr. Jerry L. Hudgins is a native of West Texas. He attended Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, Texas, where he received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 1985. Dr. Hudgins served as Associate and Interim Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of South Carolina prior to joining the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as Chair of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department. He is also Director of the Nebraska Wind Applications Center and Associate Director of the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research. Dr. Hudgins' research involves power electronic device characterization and modeling, power electronics design, and renewable energy systems.  Dr. Hudgins is a Fellow of the IEEE and has published over 150 technical papers and book chapters concerning power semiconductors, power electronics, renewable energy systems, engineering education, and has worked with numerous industries.


Dr. Hudgins served as the President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) for the years of 1997 and 1998 and as President of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) in 2003. He has also served in many international technical conference committee roles through the IAS and PELS, including General Conference Chair of the 1999 IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, the 2002 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, and the 2009 IEEE Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications Symposium.  Dr. Hudgins was on the IEEE Board of Directors as Division II Director in 2013-2014 and as Treasurer if the IEEE in 2015-2016.

 
 

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Dr. Harold Javid

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Position: EBCC Member
Region: 6
Member Grade: Life Senior
Email: harold.javid@computer.org  

Dr. Harold Javid’s career spans industry and academia. After completing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UIUC, Harold worked for small companies as electronics division manager and general manager developing real time embedded controls and industrial optimizers. In between, he worked in large companies including General Electric and Boeing as application engineer, researcher, and research manager. In 1998, after turning around a small company and then supporting its sale, he followed his heart back to his technical love—by joining Microsoft. In Microsoft Research, as director of academic outreach, he leads collaborations between Microsoft Research and leading universities. Harold’s team is also responsible for events such as the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit. Harold is actively involved in service to the IEEE as Chair of the Research Advisory Board for the Computer Society and as IEEE Division V Director.
 

 
 

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Dr. Alfred E. Dunlop

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Position: EBCC Member
Region: 1
Member Grade: Fellow
Email: aldunlop@gmail.com 

Dr. Alfred E. Dunlop received his BEE from the University of Delaware, MSEE and PhD from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1975, 1977 and 1979 respectively. He holds 14 patents in the areas of circuit design, system initialization and algorithms.Since 2001, he has been president of Crossbow Consulting, LLC where he has worked for clients on topics including circuit design, system architecture, system startup and Electronic Design Automation (EDA). He was founder and VP of Engineering at a startup in 2002. Dr. Dunlop worked at Bell Laboratories for 25 years where he held research and development positions. He was responsible for the IC layout tools in the mid 1980s. He later built clock recovery circuits for packet systems. In research, he held the position of Director of Design Principles Research and later Director of Optical Data Systems Research before retiring in 2001.

 
 

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Ms. Wanda K. Reder

Wanda Reder

Position: EBCC Member
Region: 4
Member Grade: Fellow
Email: Wanda.Reder@sandc.com 

Ms. Wanda K. Reder is the Chief Strategy Officer at S&C Electric Company. Prior to S&C, she has held leadership positions at two major investor-owned utilities. Her pioneering work has led to smart grid deployments and wind, solar energy, and utility-scale battery storage integration into traditional utility systems. An IEEE Fellow, Reder was recognized with the 2014 IEEE Richard M. Emerson Award for her leadership in the IEEE Smart Grid program and in the continued growth of the Power and Energy Society (PES), including the creation of its Scholarship Fund program. Reder was the first woman president of PES and is responsible for the launch of the IEEE Smart Grid, positioning IEEE as the leading source for information on smart-grid technology. Wanda is a member of the US Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee.  She is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a candidate for 2017 IEEE President-Elect.

 

 
 

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Dr. Robert S. Fish

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Position: EBCC Member
Region: 1
Member Grade: Senior Member
Email: rob.fish@ieee.org  

Besides his work in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University, Dr. Robert S. Fish is President of NETovations, LLC, a consulting company focused on the creation of communications and networking technology innovation. From 2007 to 2010, he was Chief Product Officer and Senior VP at Mformation, Inc. specializing in carrier software for mobile device management. From 1997 to 2007, Rob was Vice President and Managing Director of Panasonic US R&D laboratories working on the embedding of networking in consumer devices. Prior to this, he was Executive Director, Multimedia Communications Research at Bellcore. Dr. Fish has published 30+ journal articles and holds 17 patents.

Rob is the Vice President of Industry and Standards Activities of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc). He was a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Standards Association, Chair of IEEE-SA’s Global Committee, and a founding member of the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group. He co-edited a series in IEEE Communications Magazine on IEEE standards in communications and networking. He is Co-founder and Steering Committee Chair of IEEE ComSoc’s Consumer Communications and Networking Conference and a member of the IEEE Conferences Committee. For his leadership and contributions to the Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, Dr. Fish was the recipient of MMTC’s Distinguished Service Award.

Rob’s interests are wide ranging. They include networking and telecom; learning, perception, and intelligence, artificial and otherwise; human-computer interaction; as well as the general topic of R&D innovation methodologies.

 
 

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Mr. Roger Fujii

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Position: EBCC Member
Region: 6
Member Grade: Fellow
Email: rogerfujii@cox.net  

Mr. Roger U.  Fujii is a senior industry executive, long-term Computer Society volunteer and the 2016 IEEE Computer Society President involved in many society functions. In publications, he served as Press Operations Committee Chair, Publications special committee member, and guest editor (Software). He served as conference program chair, VP Standards Board, 1012 IEEE Standard Working Group Chair, and US Chair of ISO/IEC International Standards. In 2011, he led the CS Strategic Plan development. He was CS First VP and Board of Governors member and served as IEEE Director (2012–2014 Board of Directors).                                   
 
He is an IEEE Fellow, CS Golden Core member, and 2010 CIE Executive of the Year. He received Outstanding Contribution and Meritorious Service awards.

Mr. Fujii is President of Fujii Systems, specializing in executive services. As a Northrop Grumman VP (retired), he managed a $1.086B division developing F22/F35 communication systems. He lectured at UCLA and California State University, Sacramento in the continuing professional education program on software engineering principles, and is a guest professor at Xiamen University. He served on the National Academy of Sciences committee for Space Shuttle.

Mr. Fujii has a BS/MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied business management at Harvard, UCLA, and Darden. He is a contributing author for two books and has presented numerous papers.

 

 
 

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Contact Information

Do you have questions pertaining to the EBCC? Please contact one of the individuals below:

Tom Siegert
Acting Chief Human Resources Officer/EBCC Staff Secretary
+1 732 562 6843
t.siegert@ieee.org

Stephen Chinn, CCP, SPHR 
Director, Compensation & Benefits
+1 732 562 5317
s.chinn@ieee.org

 
 

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