The IEEE Nominations and Appointments Committee Activity Schedule provides an overview of the key dates and events in the nomination process.

Activity schedule

Activity Timeframe *
Accept nominations for select volunteer leadership positions

All year

Contact nominees for required information  

January - September

Evaluate eligible candidates

July - October
Appointment of Committee Chairs by IEEE Board of Directors



Recommend candidates to the IEEE Board of Directors for service in the following year




Recommend IEEE Officer candidates to the IEEE Assembly:
  • Vice President Educational Activities
  • Vice President Publications Services & Products
  • IEEE Secretary
  • IEEE Treasurer

IEEE Assembly Election slate made public

30 days before Assembly November meeting

Election of Officers by the IEEE Assembly


Appointment of Committee members by IEEE Board of Directors


IEEE President-Elect candidate slate announced by IEEE Board of Directors


* Timeframes are estimates only and may be subject to change based on the IEEE Nominations & Appointments Committee and Board of Directors meeting schedules.  

How to Volunteer at IEEE
Other Nomination Opportunities

Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Nominations Process - for positions on the MGA Board and Committees.

Technical Activities Board (TAB) Nominations Process  - for positions within IEEE Technical Activities

IEEE Awards Program - to honor achievements in education, industry, research and service.

IEEE Fellow Program - for extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.