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This page contains information about the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board: MGA Board photo, MGA Board member names, meeting dates and agendas, meeting minutes, and resources.

For detailed information regarding MGA Board and committee reporting structure, scope, and functions, please refer to the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Operations Manual (PDF, 1 MB).


Submitting agenda items

The 2018 MGA Board meeting dates:

Saturday, 17 February

  Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA

  Agenda item deadline: 12 January 2018

Saturday, 23 June

  Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

  Agenda item deadline: 11 May 2018

Saturday, 17 November

  JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3, Canada

  Agenda item deadline: 5 October 2018

*Revisions to the MGA Operations Manual need to be reviewed by the IEEE Governance Committee and should be submitted in accordance with the IEEE Governance Document agenda submission schedule.


Please use the following templates and email your agenda submissions to the MGA Board Administrator at


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2018 MGA Board members

  • Martin Bastiaans - Vice President, MGA / MGA Board Chair
  • Francis Grosz - Chair-Elect
  • Mary Ellen Randall - Past Chair
  • Deborah Cooper - Treasurer
  • Cecelia Jankowski - Secretary
  • Ron Jensen - Vice Chair, Geographic Unit Operations
  • Michael Lamareaux - Vice Chair, Information Management
  • Murty Polavarapu - Vice Chair, Member Development
  • Mary Ellen Randall - Vice Chair, Strategic Planning
  • Jill Gostin - Member-at-Large
  • Sergio Benedetto - Member-at-Large
  • Babak Beheshti - Region 1 Director
  • Kate Duncan - Region 2 Director
  • Gregg Vaughn - Region 3 Director
  • Bernard Sander - Region 4 Director
  • Robert Shapiro - Region 5 Director
  • Kathleen Kramer - Region 6 Director
  • Maike Luiken - Region 7 Director
  • Margaretha Eriksson - Region 8 Director
  • Teofilo Ramos - Region 9 Director
  • Kukjin Chun- Region 10 Director


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2017 MGA Board and staff photo

2017 MGA Board

Fifth row, left to right: M. Polavarapu, K. Chun, B. Sander, R. Sliz, S. Zanero

Fourth row, left to right: F. Grosz, W. Kinsner, K. Duncan, R. Tabroff, A. Ferreira

Third row, left to right: M. Eriksson, P. Donohoe, E. Palacio, A. Andersen, J. Zurada, C. Stasopoulos, J. Day

Second row, left to right: K. Kramer, L. Bolsch, C. Sinauskas, J. Conrad, B. Pasik-Duncan, M. Salazar Palma, V. Sharoff

First row, left to right: G. Sheedy, S. Waters, R. Marosy, D. Cooper, L. Gangi, M. E. Randall, L. Wong, M. Bastiaans, C. Jankowski


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