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.



2021 Roster
Gary Hoffman Chair
Jon Rosdahl Vice Chair
John Kulick Past Chair
Konstantinos Karachalios Secretary, non-voting
Edward Addy [TAB Rep.] Damir Novosel
Doug Edwards Annette Reilly
Ramy Fathy Dorothy Stanley
Travis Griffith Mehmet Ulema
Thomas Koshy Lei Wang
David Law Keith Waters
Howard Li Karl Weber
Johnny Lin Sha Wei
Kevin Lu Howard Wolfman
Daleep Mohla Daidi Zhong
Chenhui Niu  
Member Emeritus
Joseph Koepfinger non-voting
IEEE Government Engagement Program on Standards (GEPS) Representatives
Ahmed Javed (primary);
Mohammad Aqeb Kohistani (alternate)
Afghanistan, Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA)
Sergio Daniel D'uva (primary);
Guillermo Montenegro (alternate)
Argentina, National Communications Entity (ENACOM)
Allan Major (primary);
Dominic Byrne (alternate)
Australia, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
Herbert Down (primary);
Edmund Kienast (alternate)
Australia, Australian Digital Health Agency (DigitalHealth)
Kesang Phuntsho Namgay (primary);
Tek Bahadur Chhetri (alternate)
Bhutan, Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB)
Tibinda Powdel (primary);
Ugyen Rinzin (alternate)
Bhutan, Department of Renewable Energy (DRE)
Nilo Pasquali (primary);
Vinicius Oliveira Caram (alternate)
Brazil, National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel)
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)
Gael Ingabire Burundi, Telecommunications Regulatory and Control Agency (ARCT)
Francis Olivier Cubahiro Burundi, Ministry of Communication, ICT, and Media (MINCOTIM)
Ramy Ahmed Fathy Egypt, National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
Nora Bellec France, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE)
Karl Weber Germany, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
Taras Holoyad (primary);
Markus Maas (alternate)
Germany, Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA)
Isaac Boateng (primary);
Roland Yaw Kudozia (alternate)
Ghana, National Communications Authority (NCA)
Anand Deshpande (primary);
Abhijit Mulay (alternate)
India, Automobile Research Association of India (ARAI)
Priti Bhatnagar 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)
Ehoud Peleg (primary);
Shmuel Azulay (alternate)
Israel, Ministry of Communications (MOC)
Igor Stepensky Israel, Public Utility Authority (PUA)
Yoshiaki Nagaya Japan, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)
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)
Angelos Munezero Rwanda, Ministry of ICT & Innovation (MINICT)
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 Digital Economy and Telecommunications
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)
Philip Mattson (primary);
Yonas Nebiyeloul-Kifle (alternate)
United States, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Jason Coder (primary);
Marla Dowell (alternate)
United States, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Suzanne Radell United States, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Patricia Maluti Zambia, Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
Dave Ringle  


Committees of the Standards Board