The following position descriptions provide information on the responsibilities and time commitments for members of IEEE Committees that N&A recommends.
IEEE Audit Committee (PDF, 36 KB). The IEEE Audit Committee reviews and monitors conformance of policies and procedures that substantially affect the finances and operations of IEEE.
IEEE Awards Board (PDF, 55 KB). The IEEE Awards Board administers and/or monitors IEEE awards, scholarships, and formal recognition programs and develops the awards structure for recognizing excellence in activities within IEEE’s fields of interest.
IEEE Election Oversight Committee (PDF, 33 KB). The IEEE Election Oversight Committee is responsible for providing advice and guidance on electioneering related matters and recommending appropriate changes to electioneering procedures and policies.
IEEE Employee Benefits and Compensation Committee (PDF, 38 KB). The IEEE Employee Benefits and Compensation Committee reviews and recommends guidelines and policies relating to benefits and compensation of IEEE employees.
IEEE Ethics and Member Conduct Committee (PDF, 36 KB). The IEEE Ethics and Member Conduct Committee recommends policies and/or educational programs to promote ethical behavior among IEEE members and staff and proposes appropriate action in cases of IEEE member and officer discipline.
IEEE Fellow Committee (PDF, 35 KB). The IEEE Fellow Committee makes recommendations to the IEEE Board of Directors for candidates to be conferred the grade of Fellow.
IEEE Global Public Policy Committee (PDF, 17 KB). The IEEE Global Public Policy Committee is responsible for the oversight of public policy activities throughout IEEE with the goal of enhancing and sustaining IEEE’s reputation as a globally-relevant resource of high-quality, balanced, and effective advice, information, and advocacy on public policy issues within IEEE’s sphere of technical competence and professional interest.
IEEE Governance Committee (PDF, 32 KB). The IEEE Governance Committee assists the IEEE Board of Directors on governance matters affecting organizational effectiveness such as review of proposed amendments to governing documents, guidance on organizational structure, and training and orientation of new Board members.
IEEE History Committee (PDF, 146 KB). The IEEE History Committee promotes the collection, writing, and dissemination of historical information in IEEE fields of interest, as well as historical information about IEEE and its predecessor organizations.
IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (PDF, 51 KB). The IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee supports the Board vision of IEEE volunteers around the world carrying out and/or supporting impactful humanitarian activities at the local level.
IEEE New Initiatives Committee (PDF, 185 KB). The IEEE New Initiatives Committee considers proposals for new initiatives and seed grants, reviews continuing initiatives, and manages the IEEE New Initiatives Process.
IEEE Nominations & Appointments Committee (PDF, 134 KB). The IEEE Nominations & Appointment Committee is responsible for making recommendations of the most qualified individuals for select positions on the IEEE Board of Directors and its Committees.
IEEE Public Visibility Committee (PDF, 101 KB). The IEEE Public Visibility Committee is responsible for the public visibility initiative, related communications, and other activities focused on increasing public understanding of how engineering, computing, and technology benefit humanity, and to promote the visibility of engineering, computing and technology professionals who carry out this work.
IEEE Tellers Committee (PDF, 61 KB). The IEEE Tellers Committee supervises the processing of ballots and petitions received and the tallying of the votes on the IEEE Annual Election ballot.