The Section Chair is the Chief Operating Officer of the Section and is responsible for ensuring that the Section (including Section Technical Chapters and Section Affinity Groups) are fulfilling the Section Mission and Goals. The Section Chair ensures that are all local units are in compliance with IEEE Policies and local regulations.
The Section Chair manages the operations of the Section to ensure the best interests of the local members are being met. The Section Chair provides leadership, guidance to other Section volunteers and ensures that the Section activities are focused on increasing member engagement and satisfaction.
The Section Chair represents the needs of Section members by providing feedback to Region Committee and/or IEEE organizational units .
Term: One year
All officers shall be elected annually by the Section membership. The term of office for all officers shall normally be one year, but may continue until a successor has been duly elected and takes office. The term of office will date from 1 January through 31 December. The consecutive period of service in any one office shall normally not exceed two years. Such exceptions require approval by the Region Director who will annually report such exceptions to the MGA Board. An individual may be re-elected to a position previously held provided at least one year has passed since he or she held that office. (Source MGA Operations Manual – 9.4.F.7)
- Serves as a Chair of the IEEE Section Executive Committee
- Preside at meetings of the Section Executive Committee
- Represent the Section at IEEE gatherings
- Represent the Section at Regional Committee Meetings and vote on issues on the basis of the best interest of IEEE