IEEE-USA Presidents

Ed Palacio HeadshotEduardo F. Palacio
2023 President, IEEE-USA
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Keith A. Moore
2024 President, IEEE-USA
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Deb Cooper HeadshotDeborah M. Cooper
2022 President, IEEE-USA
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Past Presidents

YearPresident
2022Deborah M. Cooper
2021Katherine J. Duncan
2020James M. Conrad, Ph.D
2019Thomas M. Coughlin
2018Sandra L. "Candy" Robinson
2017Karen S. Pedersen, P.E.
2016Peter A. Eckstein
2015James A. Jefferies
2014Gary L. Blank
2013Marc T. Apter
2012James M. Howard
2011Ronald G. Jensen
2010Evelyn H. Hirt
2009Gordon W. Day
2008Russell Lefevre
2007John W. Meredith
2006Ralph W. Wyndrum, Jr.
2005Gerard A. Alphonse
2004John W. Steadman
2003James V. Leonard
2002LeEarl Bryant
2001Ned Sauthoff
2000Merrill Buckley
1999Paul Kostek
1998John Reinert

IEEE-USA Board of Directors

*NV indicates a non-voting member.

Office2023
PresidentEduardo F. Palacio
President-ElectKeith A. Moore
Past PresidentDeborah M. Cooper
Vice President, Career and Member ServicesBrendan Godfrey
Vice President, Communications & Public AwarenessChan Wong
Vice President, Government RelationsPeter Eckstein
Secretary-TreasurerPhil Gonski
Region 1 DirectorGreg T. Gdowski
Region 2 DirectorAndrew D. Lowery
Region 3 DirectorTheresa Brunasso
Region 4 DirectorVickie A. Ozburn
Region 5 DirectorBob G. Becnel
Region 6 DirectorKathy Hayashi
Technical Activities RepresentativeJennifer Bernhard
Young Professionals RepresentativeAmritesh Rai
Managing Director (NV)Russell T. Harrison

IEEE-USA’s Leaders (1973 to date)

IEEE-USA Committee Chairs

CommitteeChair

Career & Member Services

Alliance of IEEE Consultants Networks Coordinating Committee (AICNCC)Charles Lord
Careers & Professional DevelopmentAmber Orr
Licensure & RegistrationDavid Cotton

Communications & Public Awareness

Awards & RecognitionJason Hui
CommunicationsChan Wong
Technical Conferences CommitteeScott Tamashiro

Government Relations

AI Policy CommitteeAnne Toomey McKenna
Carlos Ignacio Gutierrez
Communications PolicyJim Isaak
Energy PolicyBen Schmitt
Entrepreneurship and Innovation PolicyFaith Davis
Government FellowsPeter Winokur
Intellectual PropertyGerry Bodner
Research & Development PolicyNils Smith
Transportation & Aerospace Tech. PolicyKaren Burnham
Space Policy Ad HocBarry Tilton

Operations

Finance CommitteePhil Gonski
Nominations & AppointmentsKate Duncan

Other Ad Hocs

MOVE National Oversight CommitteeMary Ellen Randall

IEEE-USA Representatives/Liaisons

OrganizationLiaison/Rep
IEEE Awards BoardJason Hui
IEEE BoD Climate Change Ad HocEd Palacio
IEEE BoD Future of Engagement Ad HocDeb Cooper
IEEE Conferences CommitteeScott Tamashiro
IEEE Diversity and Inclusion CommitteePamela Jones
IEEE Educational Activities BoardTBD
IEEE Finance CommitteeTBD
IEEE Industrial Activities CommitteeMatt Francis
IEEE Member & Geographic Activities (MGA) BoardVicky Ozbourne
IEEE N&A CommitteeKate Duncan
IEEE Publication Services & Products BoardBebek Beheshti
IEEE Standards BoardJim Mathews
IEEE Strategy and Alignment CommitteeKeith Moore
IEEE Technical Activities BoardTBD
IEEE TA/PSPB Products & Services Committee (New Products Committee)Bebek Beheshti
IEEEE TA Future Directions CommitteeDejan Milojicic
IEEE Women in EngineeringRhonda Farrell
IEEE Young ProfessionalsAmritesh Rai

External Representatives

OrganizationRepresentative
Council on CompetitivenessEd Palacio
NCEES Committee on Examinations for Professional EngineersAdemola Adejokum
NCEES Participating Organizations Liaison CommitteeJohn Steadman
NCEES Electrical and Computer Exam CommitteeJuliet Hurteeg