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The IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) is tasked with supporting the Board-endorsed vision of IEEE volunteers around the world carrying out and/or supporting impactful humanitarian activities at the local level; i.e., "feet on the ground."

Overview of the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee

The IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) shall be appointed by and shall be responsible to the Board of Directors. The Committee shall support the Board vision of IEEE volunteers around the world, carrying out and/or supporting impactful humanitarian activities at the local level. This support shall include, but shall not be limited to, the development of programs enabling volunteer engagement in humanitarian activities; the review and evaluation of the overall effectiveness of programs; recommending best practices as they relate to programs and projects; evaluation of funding proposals for projects to be carried out at the local level; and the establishment of partnerships with other entities sharing similar goals with respect to humanitarian efforts.


2019 IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee Members
 
  • Kartik Kulkarni, Chair
  • Paul Cunningham, Immediate Past Chair
  • Simay Akar, Chair, Assessment Committee
  • Supavadee Aramvith, Chair, Communications Committee
  • Satish Babu, Chair, Partnerships Committee
  • Jim Conrad, Chair, Events Committee
  • Shaikh Fattah, Chair, Education Committee
  • Elizabeth Johnston, Chair, Ad Hoc on Platform for Engagement and Metrics
  • Nirupama Prakash Kumar, Chair, Projects Committee
  • Sampath Veeraraghavan, Chair, IEEE SIGHT

IEEE Board Coordinator
  • David Alan Koehler

2019 Liaisons to HAC
  • Lance Fung, IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC) Liaison to HAC
  • Mei Lin Fung, IEEE Standards Liaison to HAC
  • Fred Mintzer, IEEE Foundation Liaison to HAC
  • Ken Stauffer, IEEE Entrepreneurship Liaison to HAC

 

Staff Support

  • Holly Schneider Brown, HAC Staff Lead
  • Julianna Pichardo, IEEE SIGHT Staff Lead
  • Betsy Toland, Administrative Support

 

Complete list of IEEE HAC 2019 people (PDF, 66 KB)

Additional information on the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee

HAC Projects

HAC Events

IEEE SIGHT

HAC Conference Participation Program

Education and Training Resources

IEEE Humanitarian and Philanthropic Opportunities

HAC 2020 Committee

Nominations for HAC 2020 Committee members are due 15 June 2019.

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