IEEE-SA Board of Governors

Responsible for overseeing the operations and establishing policy for the IEEE-SA.


The Board of Governors (BOG) directs the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) establishing policy, providing financial oversight, and conducting standards-related activities within IEEE technological fields. It may also establish and appoint boards, committees, and other organizational units as needed to carry on the work of the IEEE-SA.

To carry out its basic responsibilities, the IEEE-SA BOG fulfills some of the following:

  • Maintain a current IEEE-SA Operations Manual
  • Approve IEEE-SA Standards Board Bylaws
  • Approve policy additions/changes with significant financial/strategic implications
  • Establish and disband committees, as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain that IEEE-SA members represent a wide range of basic interests
    • Technical societies, regional entities, industry, government, general public
  • Provide financial oversight and decisions for IEEE-SA operations as well as major program additions and/or changes
  • Recommend IEEE-SA BOG member candidates which are elected annually
  • Approve IEEE-SA Standards Board membership
  • Hold and attend meetings to accomplish the work of the BOG
  • Approve award nominees in recognition of exceptional service

About BOG Members
Members of the IEEE-SA BOG reflect the technical and global standards interests of IEEE. Members-at-large must show involvement in IEEE standards activities, interest in and commitment to global standards, and IEEE regional representation as well as recent experience within industry or government.

2018 Roster
Don Wright IEEE-SA President
Robert Fish IEEE-SA President Elect
Jean-Philippe Faure IEEE-SA Standards Board (SASB) Chair
John Kulick Past SASB Chair
Yatin Trivedi IEEE-SA Treasurer
Robby Simpson IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) Chair
Konstantinos Karachalios Secretary, non-voting
Chuck Adams Stephen Dukes
Mark Epstein Jim Matthews
Kishik Park Rebekka Porath
Walter Weigel Yu Yuan
Dave Ringle  

Committees of the BOG

For an in depth description of the BOG, its functions and committees, please see the IEEE-SA Operations Manual.