Committee is a committee of the IEEE-USA Board of Directors created to stimulate
professional activities for members in local Sections in the six IEEE U.S. Regions and
among members of IEEE's technical societies. This Committees goal is to serve as a
forum for communication between IEEE section and society members and the IEEE-USA
The mission of the PACE
Committee is to promote professional activities at the member level by facilitating new PACE Network leadership training; assisting the
Professional Development Conference Committee with conference logistics; fostering,
nurturing, and coordinating PACE activities; and communicating to the IEEE-USA Board of
Directors the concerns of members.
The functions of the PACE
Committee outlined in the committee's charter include:
- Fostering, nurturing and coordinating PACE
activities at the Regional, Section, Area/Council Divisional, Society and Chapter level.
- Developing, implementing and facilitating PACE
- Assisting with conference programs with
professional development activities.
- Serving as a forum for communicating member
professional concerns to IEEE-USA.
- Disseminating information on professional concerns
to other countries, on request.
- Interfacing with Regional, Section, Area/Council,
Divisional, Society and Chapter PACE coordinators to identify programs, services and
products needed by the member.
- Interfacing with other IEEE-USA Councils to prepare
materials and identify pertinent issues.
- Evaluating and recommending changes to the system
of authorizing funding for PACE activities and reporting on them.
Organization and Roster
The PACE Committee is made up
of the Region 1-6 PACE Coordinators, who are appointed by the IEEE Region 1-6 Directors, a Technical/Divisional Representative and a Young Professional. The IEEE-USA Vice President, Professional
Activities, serves as an ex-officio member. The chair of the committee is selected from
among the current or past membership.
Each Regional and Technical
Coordinator can also call upon the assistance of Regional Program Coordinators and
Divisional PACE Coordinators for Career Enhancement Activities, Employment Assistance
Activities, Precollege Education Activities, Professional Education Activities, Government Activities, Student Professional Awareness Activities, and Technical Policy
For more information on the PACE Committee and its activities, or for help in contacting the regional and
divisional volunteers, contact:
2001 L Street, N.W, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036-4928
06 February 2015