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Candidates for 2017 IEEE Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities and 2018 IEEE Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities (2017 VP-Elect)

These positions will be elected by the IEEE Assembly in November 2016. The MGA Assembly selected the following slates of candidates in June 2016:

2017 Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities

  • Martin Bastiaans - Mierlo, Netherlands
  • Ramakrishna Kappagantu - Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Mary Ellen Randall - Cary, NC, USA

2018 Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities (2017 VP-Elect)

  • Martin Bastiaans - Mierlo, Netherlands
  • Parviz Famouri - Morgantown, WV, USA
  • Ramakrishna Kappagantu - Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Mary Ellen Randall - Cary, NC, USA

**Elected 2017 VP to be removed from 2018 slate

 
 

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2017 MGA Treasurer and Vice Chairs

MGA Treasurer/Chair, MGA Finance Committee

  • Deborah Cooper - Reston, VA, USA

MGA Vice Chair - Geographic Unit Operations/Chair, MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee

  • Costas Stasopoulos - Nicosia, Cyprus

MGA Vice Chair - Information Management/Chair, MGA Information Technology Coordination and Oversight Committee

  • Stefano Zanero - Milano, Italy

MGA Vice Chair - Member Development/Chair, MGA Member Engagement and Life Cycle Committee

  • Eduardo Palacio - Saint James, NY, USA

MGA Vice Chair - Strategic Management and Analysis/Chair, MGA Strategic Direction and Environmental Assessment Committee

  • Murty Polavarapu - Manassas, VA, USA
 
 

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2017 MGA Committee Chairs

IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee

  • Joe Cruz - Silang, Cavite, Philippines

MGA Awards and Recognition Committee

  • Magdalena Salazar-Palma - Madrid, Spain

MGA ieee.tv Advisory Committee

  • Rui Costa - Sintra, Portugal

IEEE Life Members Committee

  • Aleksandar Szabo - Zagreb, Croatia

MGA Member Benefits Portfolio Advisory Committee

  • Arjun Pillai - Thiruvalla, Kerala, India

MGA Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee

  • Takako Hashimoto - Chiba, Japan

MGA Potentials Editorial Board

  • Sachin Seth - Dallas, TX, USA

MGA Student Activities Committee

  • Pat Donohoe - Mississippi State, MS, USA

MGA Training Committee

  • Loretta Arellano - Sun Valley, CA, USA

MGA vTools Committee

  • Michael Fallenstein - Rochester, MN, USA

IEEE Women in Engineering Committee

  • Bozenna Pasik-Duncan - Lawrence, KS, USA

IEEE Young Professionals Committee

  • Rafal Sliz - Oulu, Finland
 
 

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2016 Vice President, Member and Geographic Activities

  • Wai-Choong (Lawrence) Wong - Singapore, Singapore

 
 

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2016 MGA Treasurer and Vice Chairs

MGA Treasurer/Chair, MGA Finance Committee

  • Dane Watson - Plano, TX, USA

MGA Vice Chair - Geographic Unit Operations/Chair, MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee

  • Martin Bastiaans - Mierlo, Netherlands

MGA Vice Chair - Information Management/Chair, MGA Information Technology Coordination and Oversight Committee

  • Francisco Martinez - Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico

MGA Vice Chair - Member Development/Chair, MGA Member Engagement and Life Cycle Committee

  • Eduardo Palacio - Saint James, NY, USA

MGA Vice Chair - Strategic Management and Analysis/Chair, MGA Strategic Direction and Environmental Assessment Committee

  • Murty Polavarapu - Manassas, VA, USA
 
 

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2016 MGA Committee Chairs

IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee

  • Joe Cruz - Silang, Cavite, Philippines

MGA Awards and Recognition Committee

  • John Johnson - Moline, IL, USA

MGA ieee.tv Advisory Committee

  • Urmet Jänes - Tallinn, Estonia

IEEE Life Members Committee

  • Aleksandar Szabo - Zagreb, Croatia

MGA Member Benefits Portfolio Advisory Committee

  • James Look - Boulder, CO, USA

MGA Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee

  • Antonio Luque - Sevilla, Spain

MGA Potentials Editorial Board

  • Sachin Seth - Dallas, TX, USA

MGA Student Activities Committee

  • Pablo Herrero - Neubiberg, Bayern, Germany

MGA vTools Committee

  • Wole Akpose - Baltimore, MD, USA

IEEE Women in Engineering Committee

  • Takako Hashimoto - Chiba, Japan

IEEE Young Professionals Committee

  • Mario Milicevic - Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
 
 

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Call for nominations: MGA committee members and liaisons: deadline 1 August

The MGA Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee is seeking candidates to serve on the MGA Board and MGA Committees.

In order to give the MGA N&A Committee an opportunity to prepare and distribute the slate of candidates, please adhere to the nomination deadlines:

  • 15 March: Candidates for Vice President-Member and Geographic Activities/MGA Chair
  • 15 March: Candidates for MGA Treasurer and MGA Vice Chairs
  • 15 March: Candidates for MGA Committee Chairs
  • 1 August: Candidates for MGA Committee Members and MGA Appointments/Liaisons to other organizational units

A complete list of available MGA positions, the MGA online nomination form, and information on the MGA Nominations and Appointments process are available. Each IEEE Region is encouraged to submit nominations to help ensure that MGA is globally balanced. Self-nominations are encouraged.

 
 

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