Call for nominations: Officers & Members for the 2018 Executive

 

Dear IEEE Queensland Section members,

The IEEE Queensland Section was established in 1985 and currently has close to 1100 members (Worldwide, the IEEE has over 429,000 members in more than 160 countries). The Queensland Section has a proud tradition of volunteer service to the community of technology professionals.

Queensland Section is now calling for nominations for officers and members of the IEEE Queensland Section executive committee in 2018. A full list of current committee members can be downloaded from the website.

According to the IEEE MGA manual, that governs our Section, all elected offices and other positions on the executive committee will become vacant on 31st of December each year. Therefore, Queensland section is calling for nominations for the elected offices outlined in the table at the end of this e-notice.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, a nominee must be an active in relevant section/society member of the Graduate Student Member, Member, Senior Member or Fellow grade. Volunteers who have served four consecutive years in a role immediately prior to next year or six years in their membership period are NOT eligible for further service in the same role.

IEEE Queensland section always encourage and welcome members to join the committee. However, the nominee should have reasonable experience to conduct the expected duties.

Term:

The new committee would serve for one year from 1st of January until 31st of December.

Duties:

The duties of the officers can be downloaded from the resources section of the website under “officer guides”

Nominations along with a ‘position statement’ should be submitted to the Chair of the Nominating Committee by email to the address given below by 16 October 2017. The details of the Chair of the nominating committee are provided in the table at the end of this e-notice.

The Nominating Committee will then prepare a list of candidates for election by Section/Society members (if necessary) in accordance with IEEE by-laws. The election results will be announced at the Section’s Annual General Meeting in Late November-Early December.

IEEE greatly values the contributions of the volunteers and we hope you will consider volunteering for a committee position next year.

-IEEE Queensland Section

Section/Chapter/Joint Chapter/Affinity Group List of positions Nominating Committee Chair
Queensland Section • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
• Webmaster
• Newsletter Editor
• Chairs of the following Standing Committees:
• Membership Development Activities Committee
• Professional/Career Activities Committee
• Student Activities Committee
• Educational Activities Committee
• Awards & Recognition Committee
Vaughan Clarkson
v.clarkson@ieee.org
Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Vaughan Clarkson
v.clarkson@ieee.org
Computational Intelligence Society • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
A/Prof Marcus Gallagher
School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering,University of Queensland
marcusg@uq.edu.au
Computer Society • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Jun Zhou,
School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University
jun.zhou@griffith.edu.au
Control Systems/Robotics and Automation Society • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Michael Lees
Process Automation Manager – Yatala
CU Breweries
Michael.Lees@cub.com.au
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Olivier Salvado, PhD MBA
Biomedical Informatics Group Leader | CSIRO
olivier.salvado@csiro.au
Microwave Theory and Techniques/Antennas and Propagation Societies • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Professor Aleksandar D. Rakic
Associate Dean, External Engagement, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, The University of Queensland
E: adee@eait.uq.edu.au
Power and Energy/Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Societies • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Dr Ruifeng Yan
Global Change Institute
The University of Queensland
ruifeng@itee.uq.edu.au
Power Electronics/Industrial Electronics/ Industry Applications Societies • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
David Batterham
batterhamd@gmail.com
Signal Processing/Communications Societies • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Garry Einicke
CSIRO
Garry.Einicke@csiro.au
Women in Engineering • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Vaughan Clarkson
v.clarkson@ieee.org
Young Professionals Program • Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Secretary
Daniel Eghbal,
Adjunct Research Fellow, The University of Queensland, Future Network Strategy Engineer
Energex/Ergon Energy Network
m.eghbal@ieee.org