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The Regional Activities Board (RAB) presented the following awards in 1999.


RAB Larry K. Wilson Transnational Award

Joel B. Snyder
For his long term commitment to expanding IEEE activities available to members outside of the United States and in particular for his efforts to bring the spectrum of career oriented activities to the members of Regions 7 through 10.


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RAB Leadership Award

John R. Reinert
For dedicated leadership in identifying and developing local leadership and management processes for IEEE.

Horst W. Gerlach
For a lifetime of distinguished service to his profession, Susquehanna Section and Region 2.

Basil W. Osborne
For contributions to the successful and smooth functioning of the Region 8 Committee in the period 1985-1999.


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RAB Innovation Award

Sandra Olivia Hildago Perez and Santiago D. Diaz
For outstanding contributions towards membership recruitment and retention through the creation of the Region 9 GOLD video.


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RAB Achievement Award

Carlos E. Nafarrate and Raul Sabio
For their excellent and notable works in translating and editing the IEEE Entrepreneurial Skills Seminar booklet into the Spanish language.

Francisco Martinez
In recognition of outstanding effort and success in editing and producing the Regional newsletter "NoticIEEEro" during 1998 and 1999.

S. Parthasarathy
For outstanding achievement by providing excellent websites for the IEEE India Council and other Indian Sections, for sharing views on technical, educational and professional areas of interest to IEEE, thereby promoting IEEE Membership.

Ferial El-Hawary
For sustained achievement in promoting IEEE interest in the oceanic engineering community in Atlantic Canada.

Kip Haggerty
For leadership in re-establishing the IEEE Los Angeles Council in 1998.

Robert W. Creighton
For sustained leadership in promoting membership awareness and communications within the IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section.


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RAB Outstanding GOLD Program Award

Region 9 GOLD Committee
For the original concept and outstanding realization of the Region 9 GOLD video program.


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