IEEE-USA is an organizational unit of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), created in 1973 to support the career and public policy interests of IEEE's U.S. members. IEEE-USA is primarily supported by an annual assessment paid by U.S. IEEE Members.

Through its products and services, IEEE-USA serves as a resource for enhancing the professional growth and career advancement of U.S. IEEE Members. And through its Government Relations programs, IEEE-USA works with all three branches of the federal government to help shape the workforce and technology policy to the benefit of members, the profession and the American public.


IEEE-USA's mission, as outlined in the IEEE Bylaws, is to recommend policies and implement programs specifically intended to serve and benefit the members, the profession and the public in the United States in appropriate professional areas of economic, ethical, legislative, social and technology policy concern.


Our vision is to serve the U.S. IEEE member by being the technical professional's best resource for achieving lifelong career vitality and by providing an effective voice on policies that promote U.S. prosperity.

IEEE-USA Volunteer Leaders

A listing of IEEE-USA's volunteer leaders and their positions, including profiles of the IEEE-USA presidents.


Reference our staff listing page.

Our Progress

  • IEEE-USA's Strategic Plan identifies our major program areas and outlines specific goals supported by IEEE-USA committees or programs.
  • IEEE-USA's Annual Reports highlight program achievements each year: [2018] [2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010]

How to Volunteer

Interested in volunteering your time and energy to activities that promote the profession and/or advance the mission of IEEE-USA? Then check out this page for ways you can get involved.  You can also support IEEE-USA by making financial contributions in support of our development opportunities.

History of IEEE-USA

The IEEE-USA History Project is collecting and digitizing documents tracing the history of IEEE-USA from its founding as the IEEE United States Activities Committee in 1973.