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IEEE Election Oversight Committee

The IEEE Election Oversight Committee (EOC) assists IEEE in adjudicating election-related matters in the IEEE Annual Election and other IEEE elections; provides advice and guidance on electioneering-related matters; and recommends appropriate changes to electioneering procedures.

 

 

2018 Committee roster

  • Moshe Kam, Chair
  • Steven W. Kerchberger, Vice Chair
  • Gordon W. Day
  • Marko Delimar
  • Norberto Lerendegui
  • Arthur Winston

Contact staff at corp-electioneering@ieee.org

 
 

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Election Oversight Committee Bylaw (I-305)

Election Oversight Committee: The Election Oversight Committee shall be appointed by and be responsible to the IEEE Board of Directors as a Committee of the Corporation and will assist IEEE in adjudicating election-related matters in the IEEE Annual Election and other IEEE elections. It shall provide advice and guidance on electioneering-related matters and recommend appropriate changes to electioneering procedures.

Membership: The Election Oversight Committee shall consist of not fewer than five or more than seven members, including a Chair and a Vice-Chair. At least three members shall have been previously elected using the IEEE Annual Election ballot system. At least one member shall be a current or past member of the IEEE Tellers Committee. At least one member shall be a past member of the IEEE Nominations and Appointments Committee. Members of the IEEE Board of Directors, IEEE Directors-Elect, and individuals who are on the ballot or petitioning to be on the ballot of the current or following year’s IEEE Annual Election are ineligible to serve. Members shall be appointed for three-year staggered terms with reappointment permissible. The Chair and Vice-Chair shall be selected from among the members and appointed for a one-year term. Normally, the Chair shall have at least one year prior service on the Committee. Members may serve up to six consecutive years and may not be reappointed to the Committee after a consecutive six-year service without a two-year break. During service on the Election Oversight Committee, members shall not engage in electioneering for or against candidates or other initiatives in any IEEE election. 

 
 

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