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- Vicki Waldman, Editor; Tracy Hawkins,
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- IN THIS ISSUE:
- ANNUAL REQUIRED REPORT NEWS
- GEOGRAPHIC ROSTER ON THE
- HOW WE DID IT - IEEE BOISE
- CONTRIBUTORS FOR "IEEE
POTENTIALS" BEING SOUGHT
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REQUIRED REPORT NEWS
- Another year has zipped by and once again it's time to do the
- paperwork that goes along with all the great activities that
- throughout 2000. To that end, the packages for meeting and
- reporting were mailed the week of 4 December to Secretaries of
- and Councils with Chapters. The financial report packages will
- this week (11 December) to Treasurers of all Sections,
- Some important items to note:
- -- In cases where the position of Secretary or Treasurer is
not filled, the
- packages will go to the Unit Chair.
- -- Reminder letters were sent to Chapter Chairs to submit
- Sections (or Council). Please be sure all Chapter reports are
- the Section's package before sending to IEEE
- -- The deadline this year is 23 February 2001. A 10% bonus
will be added
- to the rebate for reports submitted by the deadline.
- -- For Units participating in the Concentration Banking
program, year end
- statements will be mailed by 15 January 2001.
- -- Units with IEEE investments will receive additional
- financial reporting along with the year end statement that
will be mailed
- the third week of January 2001.
- -- All forms and related instructions will also be available
by 15 December
- 2000 on the web at www.ieee.org/ra/scs. Select the link for
- reporting. If you send reports electronically, you do not need
- hard copy.
- Questions or comments may be sent to MailTo:email@example.com.
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ROSTER ON THE WEB
- The IEEE Organization Roster, Geographical Organization Roster
Part III, is
- now available to IEEE volunteer leadership via the Internet!
- Geographic Roster provides contact information for the
- of Regions, Sections, Chapters, Student Branches, etc.
- IEEE volunteers can access the roster using the IEEE web
- volunteer may access the data if 1) their name appears in the
roster, or 2)
- they are a member of the IEEE Executive Committee, the IEEE
- Activities Board or its committees, or 3) an IEEE Society
- IEEE Technical Activities Board will be added to the access
- the New Year.
- The Roster is available to IEEE volunteers at the following
- The data is updated every two weeks with the most recent date
listed at the
- top of each Region's page. The data is pulled directly from
- membership database, and therefore reflects the most current
- information available from the members. Updates and
corrections can be
- made by the individual volunteer, using their web account, at
- http://www.ieee.org/membership/coa.html. The corrected data
- following the next system "refresh", within two weeks.
- Future plans include an interactive version of the roster. In
- to quickly find Sections and their officers, one should use
the "Find on
- this page" function in the "Edit" menu of their browser. To
- successful "find" results, be sure the page is fully loaded
- beginning the search.
- IEEE volunteers who would like to receive the roster in hard
- contact their IEEE staff liaison for this purpose. Note that
- 75% of the IEEE geographic units change their officers in
- those changes which have been reported are updated by the end
of the first
- For more information, please contact MailTo:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- HOW WE DID IT
- IEEE BOISE SECTION
- Editor's note: The following information is based on
- IEEE Boise Section Chair Dr. Elisa H. Barney Smith, sharing
- of the Boise officers in trying to re-activate their
- During the 1999-2000 year, the IEEE Boise Section's
- meeting attendance were suffering due to officers moving out
of the area
- and the work commitments of those who remained. The Section
was hanging on
- by a thread thanks only to the activity of the Electron
- In late August, we started trying to get things moving again
- officers for 2000-2001 for both the Section and the EDS
Chapter. While we
- were able to identify volunteers for every other position,
- reasons why they couldn't or didn't want to be Chair of the
Section. I had
- experience as President of my collegiate fraternity alumni
- I agreed to serve as long as the other members of the Section
- Committee agreed to help me when I needed it.
- The candidate for Treasurer put together a Section newsletter.
- important, he was able get this communication into the mail in
- people to get it before the fall picnic. We had 70 people
- student members and spouses) in attendance.
- The Boise Section hosted the Region 6 Northeast Area meeting 3
- I was officially elected. This was helpful, as there I met
some other IEEE
- people, was given support (and constant nudging about our
- and found out a lot about IEEE that I hadn't known. I had
never heard of
- the PACE (professional activities) and GOLD (Graduates of the
- programs before. One attendee was a professor at Montana State
who put me
- in touch with their former student branch chair now working in
- contact is now leading our GOLD group.
- We are now up to date on all of our IEEE required reporting.
We had an
- excellent Awards banquet in December with 85 people attending.
We are on
- our way towards forming Chapters of the Power Engineering and
- Societies and a GOLD Affinity Group. Once they are fully
- will be easier to keep our Section going strong. Success
- Ask me again at the end of my term how things are going and
we'll see if I
- really did survive! The biggest support came from: a Past
- treasurer) who took care of bringing the Section into
compliance with our
- reporting requirements; the IEEE Region 6 Area Chair who
- contact and lots of information about what IEEE Sections do;
and the IEEE
- Headquarters staff's quick response to my questions.
- I'm still not sure that we are doing everything right, but
- fellow volunteers in Region 6 will keep an eye on us and let
me know if I
- miss something.
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CONTRIBUTORS FOR "IEEE POTENTIALS"
- The IEEE is looking for GOLD members worldwide to interview
for a new
- ongoing column in the IEEE Student magazine, "IEEE
- experiences, insight, and decision-making processes would be
of interest to
- our soon to be graduating student members.
- If you are interested in participating, send an email message
subject: Potentials Column, with your name, email address
- and a brief biographical or career outline.
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