IEEE SA Standards Board

Responsible for coordinating the development, publication and revision of IEEE standards.


Established and appointed by the IEEE SA Board of Governors (BOG) the IEEE SA Standards Board encourages and coordinates the development and revision of IEEE standards. This includes approving the initiation of IEEE standards projects and to reviewing them for consensus, due process, openness, and balance.

The SASB gives final approval to IEEE standards prior to publication and processes all necessary appeals.

About SASB Members
The Board consists of no fewer than 18 or more than 26 voting members. They must be IEEE and IEEE SA members. In addition, an IEEE Technical Activities Board Liaison serves as a voting member.

There is one non-voting Member Emeritus.


2020 Roster
Gary Hoffman Chair
Jon Rosdahl Vice Chair
John Kulick Past Chair
Konstantinos Karachalios Secretary, non-voting
Ted Burse Paul Nikolich [TAB Rep.]
Doug Edwards Damir Novosel
Travis Griffith Dorothy Stanley
Grace Gu Mehmet Ulema
Guido Hiertz Lei Wang
David Law Sha Wei
Howard Li Philip Winston
Dong Liu Daidi Zhong
Kevin Lu Jingyi Zhou
Member Emeritus
Joseph Koepfinger non-voting
IEEE Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS) Representatives
Allan Major (primary);
Dominic Byrne (alternate)
Australia, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
José Gustavo Sampaio Gontijo Brazil, Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC)
Lydia Mai Ouedraogo (primary);
Richard Anago (alternate)
Burkina Faso, Ministry of Digital Economy and Post Development (DEPD)
Ramy Ahmed Fathy Egypt, National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
Karl Weber Germany, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
Anand Deshpande (primary);
Abhijit Mulay (alternate)
India, Automobile Research Association of India (ARAI)
Rajeev Sharma India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Hemant Darbari (primary);
Neelakantan Subramanian (alternate)
India, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
Ashok Rajput (primary);
Vandana Singhal (alternate)
India, Central Electricity Authority (CEA)
Sudhir Agarwal (primary);
S. B. R. Rao (alternate)
India, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID)
Sudhir Bhandari (primary);
Premjit Lal (alternate)
India, Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC)
Shmuel Azulay Israel, Ministry of Communications (MOC)
Igor Stepensky Israel, Public Utility Authority (PUA)
Soo Jin Park Republic of Korea, Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)
Sungdong Min Republic of Korea, Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT)
Guadalupe Gonzalez Panama, National Secretariat of Energy (SNE)
Yvonne Umutoni Rwanda, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA)
Mansour Al Qurashi Saudi Arabia, Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC)
Achime Malick Ndiaye Republic of Senegal, Ministry of Communication, Telecommunications, Posts and Digital Economy
Mwesigwa Felician (primary);
Beatrice Lema (alternate)
Tanzania, Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
Afsin Buyukbas (primary);
Fazli Kaybal (alternate)
Turkey, Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA)
Susan Nakanwagi (primary);
George Kasangaki (alternate)
Uganda, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Simon Hicks (primary);
Francois Ortolan (alternate)
United Kingdom, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)
Marla Dowell United States, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Vernita Harris (primary);
Suzanne Radell (alternate)
United States, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Dave Ringle  


Committees of the Standards Board