Thomas Coughlin IEEE USA President Elect Candidate in 2017

I stand for: Membership, Participation, Efficiency, Representation and FUN!


If elected as IEEE USA President I will work with the IEEE USA regions to increase the value of IEEE membership and furthering our motto of advancing technology for humanity.  Here are some initiatives that I will support as IEEE USA President:

  1. Make sure that IEEE and IEEE member interests are represented to the US government
  2. Increase IEEE membership in the USA by engaging our members and providing value to them
  3. Promote corporate membership programs that increase overall IEEE membership and engage industry with the IEEE
  4. Support inter-regional meetings to replace IEEE USA meeting
  5. Support regional and IEEE USA meetings to engage students and YPs
  6. Promote recording and creating greater value around IEEE local section meetings
  7. Support the engagement and mutual activities with multiple IEEE organizational units to increase overall IEEE effectiveness
  8. Increase sponsorship and partnerships for IEEE USA activities to increase our effectiveness
  9. As president elect, to support the IEEE USA president in any way I can
  10. Make IEEE fun!

As IEEE President, I’ve worked with Tom in his role as Region Director, Chair of the IEEE Public Visibility Committee and as a key organizer for IEEE’s industry outreach.  I always looked to Tom for advice.  Tom challenged the status quo and offered innovative ways to improve IEEE across its many facets.  Tom built teams to deliver solutions. Tom is a great leader. 

Howard E. Michel, Ph.D.

IEEE 2015 President

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