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The MGA Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee is seeking candidates to serve on the MGA Board and MGA Committees in 2015. Below is a list of available 2015 MGA positions.

Visit the MGA Committees Web page to learn more about these committees

A general position description for an MGA standing committee chair is available below. Specific committee chair and member position descriptions will be posted as they become available.

In order to give the MGA N&A Committee an opportunity to prepare and distribute the slate of candidates, please adhere to the nomination deadlines:
  • 1 April: Candidates for MGA Treasurer and MGA Vice Chairs
  • 1 April: Candidates for MGA Committee Chairs
  • 1 August: Candidates for MGA Committee Members and MGA Appointments/Liaisons to other organizational units
  • 1 April: Candidates for Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities/MGA Chair
 

MGA Board Positions: deadline 1 April

  • Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities (VP-MGA)/MGA Board Chair
    - Also serves on IEEE Board of Directors
  • MGA Treasurer
  • MGA Vice Chair-Geographic Unit Operations (VC-GUO)
  • MGA Vice Chair-Information Management (VC-IM)
  • MGA Vice Chair-Member Development (VC-MD)
  • MGA Vice Chair-Strategic Management and Analysis (VC-SMA)

 
 

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MGA Committee Chairs: deadline 1 April

  • IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee
  • MGA Awards and Recognition Committee
  • IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence Committee
  • MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee
    - Chair is VC-GUO
  • MGA ieee.tv Advisory Committee
  • MGA IT Coordination and Oversight Committee
    - Chair is VC-IM
  • IEEE Life Members Committee
  • MGA Member Benefits Portfolio Advisory Committee
  • MGA Member Engagement and Life Cycle Committee
    - Chair is VC-MD
  • MGA Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee
  • MGA Potentials Editorial Board
  • MGA Strategic Direction and Environmental Assessment Committee
    - Chair is VC-SMA
  • MGA Student Activities Committee
  • MGA vTools Committee
  • IEEE Women in Engineering Committee
  • IEEE Young Professionals Committee

 
 

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MGA Committee Members: deadline 1 August

  • IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee
    - Each Region Director appoints one member
  • MGA Awards and Recognition Committee
  • IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence Committee
  • MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee
  • MGA ieee.tv Advisory Committee
  • MGA IT Coordination and Oversight Committee
  • IEEE Life Members Committee
  • MGA Member Benefits Portfolio Advisory Committee
  • MGA Nominations and Appointments Committee
  • MGA Potentials Editorial Board
  • MGA Strategic Direction and Environmental Assessment Committee
  • MGA Student Activities Committee
  • MGA vTools Committee
  • IEEE Women in Engineering Committee
  • IEEE Young Professionals Committee

 
 

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MGA Standing Committee Chair position description

Qualifications

  • Must be of Graduate Student member, member, Senior member, or Fellow grade, unless chaired by the responsible Vice Chair, in which case must be of Senior member or Fellow grade
  • Previous experience as a member of the Committee is preferable
  • Project and time-management experience
  • Willingness to change and quick to adopt new work methods
  • Access to personal computer, Internet connection, and general-purpose office software

 Responsibilities

  • Conduct the business of the Committee to achieve the purpose and functions of that Committee in accordance with its Charter
  • Establish subcommittees and ad hoc committees as needed in accordance with the Committee Charter
  • Call and chair meetings of the Committee in accordance with its Charter
  • Provide for the recording and distribution of minutes for the meetings in accordance with the Committee Charter
  • Recommend to the MGA Board (or other IEEE organizational unit) or the responsible MGA Vice Chair proposed changes to the Committee Charter to ensure that the Charter meets the current needs and objectives of the Committee
  • Carry out other tasks assigned to the Committee by the appropriate organizational unit, VP, or responsible MGA Vice Chair
  • Bring appropriate Committee items to the attention of the MGA Board or the responsible MGA Vice Chair
  • Report the status of Committee activity to MGA representative and other IEEE organizational unit
  • Prepare and present Committee budgets to the MGA Board or the responsible MGA Vice Chair as appropriate
  • Approve and forward to the Member and Geographic Activities department all Committee expenditures
  • Maintain cognizance of Committee actual versus planned expenditure rates and associated work completed. Report through the Committee administrative chain budget status and recommendations for corrections
 
 

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