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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.

For detailed information regarding MGA Board and committee reporting structure, scope, and functions, please refer to the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Operations Manual (PDF, 1 MB).


Submitting agenda items

The 2017 MGA Board meeting dates:

Saturday, 11 February

  Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA

  Agenda item deadline: 5 January 2017

Saturday, 24 June

  Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

  Agenda item deadline: 11 May 2017

Saturday, 18 November

  Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ, USA

  Agenda item deadline: 5 October 2017

*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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2017 MGA Board members

  • Mary Ellen Randall - Vice President, MGA / MGA Board Chair
  • Martin Bastiaans - Chair-Elect
  • Wai-Choong (Lawrence) Wong - Past Chair
  • Deborah Cooper - Treasurer
  • Cecelia Jankowski - Secretary
  • Costas Stasopolous - Vice Chair, Geographic Unit Operations
  • Stefano Zanero - Vice Chair, Information Management
  • Eduardo Palacio - Vice Chair, Member Development
  • Murty Polavarapu - Vice Chair, Strategic Management & Analysis
  • Magdalena Salazar Palma - Member-at-Large
  • Jacek Zurada - Member-at-Large
  • Ronald Tabroff - Region 1 Director
  • Kate Duncan - Region 2 Director
  • James Conrad - Region 3 Director
  • Bernard Sander - Region 4 Director
  • Francis Grosz - Region 5 Director
  • Kathleen Kramer - Region 6 Director
  • Witold Kinsner - Region 7 Director
  • Margaretha Eriksson - Region 8 Director
  • Antonio Ferreira - Region 9 Director
  • Kukjin Chun- 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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