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This page contains information about the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board: MGA Board photo, MGA Board member names, meeting dates and agendas, meeting minutes, and resources.


Submitting agenda items

The 2016 MGA Board meeting dates:

Saturday, 13 February

  Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA

Saturday, 18 June

  Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Saturday, 19 November

  Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

  Agenda item deadline: 6 October 2016

*Revisions to the MGA Operations Manual need to be reviewed by the IEEE Governance Committee and should be submitted in accordance with the IEEE Governance Document agenda submission schedule.


Please use the following templates and email your agenda submissions to the MGA Board Administrator at


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2016 MGA Board members

  • Wai-Choong (Lawrence) Wong - Vice President, MGA/MGA Board Chair
  • Ralph Ford - Past Chair
  • Dane Watson - Treasurer
  • Cecelia Jankowski - Secretary
  • Martin Bastiaans - VC, Geographic Unit Operations
  • Francisco Martinez - VC, Information Management
  • Eduardo Palacio - VC, Member Development
  • Murty Polavarapu - VC, Strategic Management & Analysis
  • Magdalena Salazar Palma - Member-at-Large
  • Jacek Zurada - Member-at-Large
  • Ronald Tabroff - Region 1 Director
  • Timothy Kurzweg - Region 2 Director
  • James Conrad - Region 3 Director
  • Robert Parro - Region 4 Director
  • Francis Grosz - Region 5 Director
  • Thomas Coughlin - Region 6 Director
  • Witold Kinsner - Region 7 Director
  • Costas Stasopolous- Region 8 Director
  • Antonio Ferreira - Region 9 Director
  • Ramakrishna Kappagantu - Region 10 Director


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2016 MGA Board and staff photo

2016 MGA Board

Back row, left to right: M. Milicevic, F. Grosz, M. Polavarapu, T. Kurzweg, T. Coughlin, A. Ferreira, M. Bastiaans, R. Tabroff

Middle row, left to right: V. Sharoff , M. Salazar-Palma, J. Conrad, F. Martinez, E. Palacio, R. Kappagantu, J. Zurada, L. Gangi, L. Bolsch, G. Sheedy

Front row, left to right: T. Hashimoto, W. Kinsner, B. Parro, L. Wong, R. Ford, C. Jankowski, C. Sinauskas, D. Watson


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