IEEE-USA Presidents

Past Presidents

YearPresidentYearPresident
2019Thomas M. Coughlin2008Russell Lefevre
2018Sandra L. "Candy" Robinson2007John W. Meredith
2017Karen S. Pedersen, P.E.2006Ralph W. Wyndrum, Jr.
2016Peter A. Eckstein2005Gerard A. Alphonse
2015James A. Jefferies2004John W. Steadman
2014Gary L. Blank2003James V. Leonard
2013Marc T. Apter2002LeEarl Bryant
2012James M. Howard2001Ned Sauthoff
2011Ronald G. Jensen2000Merrill Buckley
2010Evelyn H. Hirt1999Paul Kostek
2009Gordon W. Day1998John Reinert

IEEE-USA Board of Directors

NV indicates a non-voting member.
Office2021
PresidentKatherine J. Duncan
President-ElectDeborah M. Cooper
Past PresidentJames M. Conrad, Ph.D.
Vice President, Career and Member ServicesMark Torres
Vice President, Communications & Public AwarenessBrendan Godfrey
Vice President, Government RelationsWill Robinson
Secretary-TreasurerSteven Kerchberger
Region 1 DirectorEd F. Palacio
Region 2 DirectorBarry C. Tilton
Region 3 DirectorJill I. Gostin
Region 4 DirectorJohnson A. Asumadu
Region 5 DirectorJames R. Look
Region 6 DirectorTimothy T. Lee
Technical Activities RepresentativeJennifer Bernhard
Young Professionals RepresentativeJames Ritchie III
Managing Director (NV)Chris J. Brantley

IEEE-USA Committee Chairs

Committee2021
Career & Member Services
Alliance of IEEE Consultants Networks Coordinating Committee (AICNCC)Chris Wilson
Careers & Professional DevelopmentChristopher Sanderson
EVO Steering Committee(s) (Conference Chair)TBD
Licensure & RegistrationKai T. Chen
MOVE Steering CommitteeMary Ellen Randall
Communications & Public Awareness
Awards & RecognitionJason Hui
CommunicationsRobert Vice
Technical Conferences CommitteeScott Tamashiro
Government Relations
Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Policy CommitteeMarc Canellas
Career & Workforce Policy (Ad Hoc)Dan Moore
Communications PolicySheree Wen
Energy PolicyTom Pierpoint
Entrepreneurship and Innovation PolicyNikita Rule
Government FellowsBecky Taylor
Intellectual PropertyMaura Moran
Local Government Activities (Ad Hoc)Karen Pedersen
Research & Development PolicyCharles Thorpe
Transportation & Aerospace Tech. PolicyWalter Rawle
Operations
Finance CommitteeSteve Kerchberger
Nominations & AppointmentsCandy Robinson
Long Range/Strategic PlanningDeb Cooper
Presidential Ad Hocs
New Revenue Opportunities (Ad Hoc)Tom Coughlin
Cyber-Challenge (Ad Hoc)TBD

IEEE-USA Liaisons and Representatives

Organization2021
IEEE Awards BoardJason Hui
IEEE Conferences CommitteeScott Tamashiro
IEEE Educational Activities BoardTBD
IEEE EAB - Precollege Education Coordinating Committee (PECC)Naresh Chand
IEEE Finance CommitteeSteve Kerchberger
IEEE Industry Engagement CommitteeCharlotte Blair
IEEE IEC Careers SubcommitteeTom Coughlin
IEEE Young ProfessionalsJames Ritchie
IEEE MGA Member Recruitment and Recovery CommitteeTarek Lahdhiri
IEEE MGA Student Activities CommitteeTBD
IEEE MGA/SA/TAB Sustainable Development Ad hocTom Coughlin
IEEE N&A CommitteeCandy Robinson
IEEE Publication Services & Products BoardKirk Ingold
IEEE TA/PSPB Products & Services Committee (New Products Committee)Kirk Ingold
IEEE Standards BoardTBD
IEEE Strategy and Alignment CommitteeDeb Cooper
IEEEE TA Future Directions Com.Doug Zuckerman
IEEE Women in Engineering CommitteeLiang Downey

IEEE-USA Liaisons to Outside Organizations

Organization2021
Council on CompetitivenessKate Duncan
DiscoverE Steering Committee (Engineers Week)Steve Bonk
NCEES Committee on Examinations for Professional EngineersThad Welch
NCEES Participating Organizations Liaison CommitteeNikhil Bodhankar
NCEES Electrical and Computer Exam CommitteePat Donohue

Liaisons to IEEE-USA

Organization2021
IEEE TAB Representative to IEEE-USA Awards & Recognitions CommitteeTBD