- SCOOP, November 2002
- Published for Section Chairs
- Vicki Waldman, Editor; Tracy Hawkins, Manager Section/Chapter
- - Rebate News - Change In $$
- - 1 2 3 Ways To Upgrade IEEE Member Status
- - How Do You Prefer Your Report Forms?
- - Sections Congress 2002: We Are A Global Community!
- - IEEE Standards Association Geoports
- - Information On Cultural Issues
- REBATE NEWS - CHANGE IN $$
- The annual required reports of officer, meeting and financial
- the basis for Section and Chapter funding in the form of
- Packages with all the necessary reporting forms will be in the
- Section and Council Secretaries and Treasurers by the 2nd week
- Updated forms will also be available on the web at
- http://www.ieee.org/scsreports after 1 December.
- Please note that there have been some adjustments this year in
- algorithm. The IEEE Regional Activities Board has approved
- - Per member rebate for Senior Member and Fellow grade will
- $3 each to $4 each.
- - Per member rebate for affiliates will change from $3 each to
- Member, Student and Associate grade rebate will remain at $3
- - Subsections can now receive $500 for meeting annual
requirements (to be
- included in Section rebate check if earned).
- You can see that 2003 will be a good year to encourage your
- members to elevate membership grade (more on this below).
- requirements and other details can be found on the 2003 rebate
- link at http://www.ieee.org/scsreports.
- 1 2 3 WAYS TO ELEVATE IEEE MEMBER STATUS
- 1) Individual IEEE members can get more information and
complete forms for
- upgrading member status by going to
- clicking on "Manage your membership" and then "elevation
- 2) Your Section can hold a Senior Member nomination event. For
- some Sections have organized successful events such as
brunches or dinners,
- inviting potential Senior Member candidates as well as current
- Members and Fellows to serve as references (being nominated by
- Member or Fellow as well as the Section means that candidates
need only two
- additional references instead of the three usually required).
- can complete the applications right there, either on paper or,
- are available, online. Assistance in filling out the forms
can be provided
- and they can be matched with known references.
- 3) It's a start: Section Chairs can review an Associate
- training and request the IEEE Admission and Advancement
committee (A&A) to
- approve the Associate member for Member grade. All you have to
- complete and return a signed "Section Associate to Member
- Recommendation Form." You can find the form on the web in PDF
- http://www.ieee.org/ra/md/section_req_elevation.html. Upon
review by the
- A&A Chair, the grade of IEEE Member will be approved in
- HOW DO YOU PREFER YOUR REPORT FORMS?
- The report forms needed to complete the Section/Chapter annual
- reports have been available on the Internet since November
1998. Has your
- Unit been using them? We would like to know your
preference?is it for hard
- copy forms, the electronic versions, or maybe a combination of
- Attached to this email is a short (7 questions) survey.
Please take a few
- minutes to fill it in and email it back, to let us know how
you would like
- your forms to arrive in the future.
- (See attached file: Electronic Reporting Survey.doc)
- SECTIONS CONGRESS 2002: WE ARE A GLOBAL COMMUNITY!
- With 70 countries and 262 out of the 298 IEEE Sections around
- represented, the Sections Congress theme of "Creating a Global
- became a reality. 605 delegates, approximately 200 partners
and 72 staff
- were in attendance at the event 18-21 October in Washington,
- Overall feedback was very positive.
- For the first time, a "Core Training" program was presented in
- give Section leaders the basic information needed to run their
- All of the training presentations, IEEE governance documents,
- descriptions and a Leadership Training Program developed by
- Ray Findlay were published on a CD, funded by a generous grant
- IEEE Foundation. The CDs were distributed to all attendees,
and will be
- updated annually for distribution to incoming Section Chairs.
- Section was unable to send a representative, and you would
like a copy of
- the Section Officer Training CD, contact Tracy Hawkins at
- firstname.lastname@example.org, to request a copy.
- IEEE STANDARDS ASSOCIATION GEOPORTS
- The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is providing a unique
way for its
- members and customers to promote their quality work. To
- efforts of individuals and organizations that incorporate
- standards into their operations, products, or services, the
- recently launched a new portal network.
- This new initiative is global in scope, with different portals
- specific geographic regions. The first portal, StandardsAsia,
- in July 2002. The link can be found on the Standards home
- http://standards.ieee.org/ (the icon link is on the right side
of the page)
- or go straight to
http://www.standardsasia.net/portal/index.jsp. The link
- for the Americas portal will be added later this month (or you
can type in
- "americas" in place of "asia" on the StandardsAsia Portal URL
to view right
- away). The portal for Europe will follow in the next month or
- INFORMATION ON CULTURAL ISSUES
- With members from more than 150 countries, IEEE members
represent a variety
- of cultures. A handy web site for IEEE members and
- participating in activities outside of their home country
- BRAINTEASER column to be continued next month?
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