Area 3 (GA) Report
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 17:39:55 -0500
From: "William B. Ratcliff"
Subject: Area 3 Report for January 1998 Meeting
To: r3 excom
Date 14 January 1998
To: IEEE Region 3 Executive Committee
From: Bill Ratcliff, Area 3
Subject: Area 3 Report for ExCom Meeting, 16-18 January 1998
I want to thank Bill Harrison for his work as Area3 Chairman during the
past two years. I hope that I am able to effectively assist the Region ExCom
in meeting the needs of the sections in Georgia, the objectives of Region 3
and the strategic direction of IEEE.
I asked the following questions in a recent e-mail message to the contacts
of the Atlanta Section, Central Georgia Section and Savannah Section:
What are the two (2) greatest challenges that your section faces in 1998?
What accomplishments would you like to share with other sections in Region
How can the other sections in Georgia or Region 3 help your section fulfill
I will share the answers with the Region 3 Executive Committee as I receive
them and compile a complete list. The lead time that I gave for answering
the questions was too short to provide input for this meeting.
The following are functional areas that I would hope to explore during 1998:
Increase in electronic communication to facilitate "networking" among the
Enhanced web presence for Area 3
Promote Section and member participation in region activities
Focus on the Strategic Direction of Georgia Sections and the needs of the
I realize that this report is rather generic as I am "getting my feet on the
Ideas, suggestions and viewpoints are always welcomed.
William B. Ratcliff ... Area 3 Representative
20 Majestic Oak
912.356.5379(voice or Fax)