Timothy Weil – M’93-SM’02 – Candidate Position Statement
As Region 5 Director of IEEE, I will work constantly
– To increase Region 5 membership and Young Professional Activities.
As the Region 5 representative to IEEE boards (IEEE Assembly, BOD, MGA Assembly and IEEE-USA) I will actively promote membership development programs for our 26 sections and student branches with an emphasis on early career development for Young Professionals and value-added services for our member activities.
– To keep Region 5 and IEEE a member-centered organization.
Using my experience in government, private industry and IEEE Publications I will work to improve communication (through multiple channels) with you and be responsive to your inputs, specifically, I will work to carry your voice to various IEEE and IEEE-USA forums. My work will emphasize the benefits of IEEE volunteer activities which has always been the beating heart of our area programs.
– To increase industry involvement for our members and industry partnership across Region 5 programs.
I will work to expand professional development programs across Region 5 to include professional webinars and leverage local Section events, distinguished lecture programs, and continue to make IEEE-USA and IEEE programs available to our members. I will leverage personal contacts of our Region 5 network and my own contacts from leading successful patron committee programs across IEEE conferences.
– To increase educational outreach across Region 5 programs.
I will work to maintain and expand our Region 5 IEEE University programs through networking with Area Chairs, Faculty Advisors and Student Chapters and promoting the success of our annual conference.