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Call for 2012 nominations to IIE leadership

Applicant deadline for leadership positions is May 9

The Institute of Industrial Engineers is seeking nominees for leadership positions that will begin in 2012.

Members who are elected to the Board of Trustees are required to attend four meetings per year. Spring, summer and fall meetings are held at IIE headquarters in Norcross, Ga. An additional meeting is held at the site of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo. In addition, BOT members participate in monthly conference calls.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, please e-mail a brief biography or résumé and contact information to nominations@iienet.org or mail the information to Donna Calvert, IIE, 3577 Parkway Lane, Suite 200, Norcross, GA 30092. The deadline for receipt of nominations is May 9. Inquiries should be addressed to Donna Calvert, IIE’s corporate operations manager, at (770) 349-1108.

Below are brief descriptions of each position that membership will vote on in the next election scheduled for December. Elected representatives take office in April 2012.

Board of Trustees positions

The Senior Vice President at Large, Academics is a voting member of the Board of Trustees responsible for focusing on strengthening relationships with the academic community, acting as a liaison between the Board of Trustees and CIEADH, managing alliance activity and professional activities such as ABET and professional registration. This officer serves as the co-chair of the Professional Support Council of IIE. During the three-year term, the senior vice president at large, academics assists the president in the overall administration of IIE and acts for the President in all relations with Institute officers, directors and others reporting to them.

The Senior Vice President, Continuing Education is a voting member of the Board of Trustees assisting in the overall administration of the IIE with a focus on continued professional development which includes all IIE conferences. During the three-year term, the SVP, continuing education works with other professionals and professional organizations to ensure that IIE offers relevant, comprehensive, and up-to-date training, skill/career enhancing experiences,  and certifications. This officer also assists the president in the overall administration of IIE and acts for the President in all relations with Institute officers, directors, and others reporting to them.

The Senior Vice President, Regional Operations is a voting member of the Board of Trustees primarily responsible for initiating, strengthening, and expanding IIE’s region and chapter communities and managing their interface with the Societies and Divisions. This officer serves for three years and assists the president in the overall administration of IIE. The SVP, regional operations acts for the president in all relations with Institute officers, directors, and others reporting to them.

President-elect is a three-year position, during which the elected individual transitions from president-elect, to president, to past president. The president-elect is responsible for long-range organizational planning for IIE, sponsorship activities, financial affairs, and acting as IIE's chief financial officer. This individual assists the president as required, serves in the absence of the president, and ultimately assumes the duties of the president during the second year.

Technical Operations Board

The Vice President, Technical Operations is part of the Technical Operations Board reporting through the senior vice president, technical operations. During the three-year term, this officer is responsible for representing a subset of IIE Societies and Divisions, providing support for their leaders and working closely with them to foster strong relationships between the groups, members, and IIE as a whole.

Regional Operations Board

Region Vice Presidents are part of the Regional Operations Board or International Council. RVPs serve three-year terms and represent the needs of the members in their region by supporting chapters and the regional communities. They are responsible for providing support for chapter and region leaders and working closely with them to foster strong relationships between the chapters, regions, members and IIE as a whole. Region vice presidents report directly to the senior vice president, regional operations.

  • The South Central Region RVP is responsible for representing the chapters in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.
  • The North Central Region RVP is responsible for representing the chapters in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
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