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Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Section Significant Anniversary Banners recognize a Section for outstanding longevity through continuity in member support and enthusiasm.

To find the date your Section was formed, refer to the Organization Roster. Click on your Region, then Sections/Subsections, and find your Section.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • All Sections are eligible
  • No nominations are required
  • The Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Department will automatically generate a list of recipients to be endorsed by the MGA Awards and Recognition Committee and approved by the MGA Board at the November MGA Board Meeting
  • Recipients will be notified in December
  • Significant anniversaries are recognized at 25, 50, 75, and 100 years
  • Recipients receive a podium banner (30" x 42") with dark blue field, containing the IEEE logo, IEEE anniversary date, and "Service to the Profession" applied in gold cloth. The Section name and founding year are silk screened in gold.


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Section significant anniversaries: 2013

Section (Region) Formation date Anniversary
Spokane (R6) 14-Feb-13 100
Norway (R8) 28-Mar-63 50
Buenaventura (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
Central Coast (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
Coastal Los Angeles (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
Foothill (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
Metropolitan Los Angeles (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
Orange County (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
San Fernando Valley (R6) 22-Apr-63 50
Germany (R8) 22-Apr-63 50
Lexington (R3) 6-Jun-63 50
Richmond (R3) 6-Jun-63 50
Southern New Jersey (R2) 10-Jul-63 50
Southern Minnesota (R4) 22-Aug-63 50
Indonesia (R10) 16-Feb-88 25
Western Saudi Arabia (R8) 18-Nov-88 25
Australian Capital Territory (R10) 18-Nov-88 25



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Section significant anniversaries: 2014

Section (Region)Formation dateAnniversary
Rochester (R1)9-Oct-14100
San Diego (R6)18-Jan-3975
Argentina (R9)1-Oct-3975
Uruguay (R9)6-Feb-8925
Morelos (R9)20-Feb-8925
Turkey (R8)18-Aug-8925
Puerto Rico and Caribbean (R9)18-Sept-8925
Western Puerto Rico (R9)18-Sep-8925



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Section significant anniversaries: 2015

Section (Region) Formation date Anniversary
Denver (R5) 18-May-15 100
El Paso (R5) 7-Mar-40 75
West Virginia (R2) 9-Apr-40 75
New Jersey Coast (R1) 20-Mar-65 50
Sweden (R8) 20-Mar-65 50
Charlotte (R3) 3-Nov-65 50
Eastern North Carolina (R3) 3-Nov-65 50
Western North Carolina (R3) 3-Nov-65 50
Winston-Salem (R3) 3-Nov-65 50
Central North Carolina (R3) 12-Nov-65 50
Daytona (R3) 1-Dec-65 50
Kuwait (R8) 20-Feb-90 25
Guadalajara (R9) 15-Aug-90 25
Gujarat (R10) 15-Aug-90 25
Romania (R8) 15-Aug-90 25
Russia (R8) 15-Aug-90 25



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Section significant anniversaries: 2016

Section (Region) Formation date Anniversary
Kansas City (R5) 4-Apr-16 100
Phoenix (R6) 22-Mar-41 75
Ozark (R5) 20-Apr-66 50
Canadian Atlantic (R7) 20-Jul-66 50
South Brazil (R9) 1-Nov-66 50
Changwon (R10) 3-Feb-91 25
Daejeon (R10) 17-Jun-91 25
Ukraine (R8) 21-Nov-91 25



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