U.S. IEEE MEMBERS
ELECT PRESIDENT, 2006; MEMBER-AT-LARGE, 2005-2006
The results of the IEEE's 2004 annual election have been tallied, and U.S.IEEE members have elected Ralph W. Wyndrum, Jr., to serve as IEEE-USA President in 2006.
Wyndrum, who enjoyed a successful 36-year career at AT&T and Bell Labs, currently leads Wyndrum Associates-Executive Consultants, consulting in the areas of R&D resource allocation and decision sciences targeted at new product service development. He also serves as business development director for SmartOrg, Inc., a start-up firm based in Menlo Park, Calif.; and he teaches a seminar on leadership, decision quality and strategic planning at Rutgers University.
Wyndrum is a long-time IEEE volunteer and has held numerous IEEE-USA offices. For the past two years he has served as IEEE-USA's vice president for Technology Policy Activities. Before that he headed Division I Societies and was the President of the CPMT Society.
For more information on Wyndrum, visit: http://www.wyndrum.com/election/
Wyndrum will assume the role of president-elect on 1 January 2005, and will work with 2005 President Gerard A. Alphonse and current President John W. Steadman.
The IEEE's U.S. members also selected James M. Howard to serve as IEEE-USA Member-at-Large, 2005-2006. Howard, an electrical engineer with Lakeland Electric, a municipal electric company in Lakeland, Fla., will also take office on 1January 2005.
Congratulations and good luck to our new officers! And thanks to our
outgoing officers for their dedicated service to IEEE-USA!