2020 IEEE Annual Election deadlines at a glance

15 March
Deadline for organizational units to submit slates of candidates to the IEEE Board of Directors for inclusion on the annual election ballot.

15 April
Deadline for submitting an intention to file a petition to run for an office on the annual election ballot.

1 May
IEEE Board of Directors submits to the voting membership a list of nominees for IEEE president-elect, delegate-elect/director-elect, as applicable, and other positions to be elected by voting members for the coming term. The Board also announces whether it intends to put forward any constitutional amendments.

8 May
Signed petitions nominating an individual for placement on the annual election ballot must be received by 12:00 p.m. EDT USA/16:00 UTC.

17 August
Annual election ballots are sent to all voting members on record as of 30 June. Voters also may begin accessing their ballots electronically.

1 October
Ballots must be received by 12:00 p.m. EDT USA/16:00 UTC.

Offices up for election

  • IEEE President-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE Division I Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE Division III  Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE Division V Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE Division VII Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE Division IX Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE Region 2 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021-2022
  • IEEE Region 4 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021-2022  
  • IEEE Region 6 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021-2022  
  • IEEE Region 8 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021-2022  
  • IEEE Region 10 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect, 2021-2022
  • IEEE Standards Association Board of Governors Members-at-Large, 2021-2022 (two positions)
  • IEEE Technical Activities Vice President-Elect, 2021
  • IEEE-USA President-Elect, 2021

View candidates nominated for each position

IEEE members elected Susan K. "Kathy" Land as 2020 IEEE President-Elect

Headshot of Susan K.

7 October – Susan K. “Kathy” Land, IEEE Fellow, has been elected as the 2020 IEEE President-Elect. Pending acceptance of the IEEE Tellers’ Committee report by the IEEE Board of Directors on 24-25 November, Kathy will begin serving as IEEE President on 1 January 2021. She will succeed 2020 IEEE President Toshio Fukuda. The other candidate for IEEE President-Elect was Dejan Milojicic.

Complete 2019 IEEE Annual Election results (PDF, 216 KB)