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Welcome Director Remarks R5 Annual Meeting Tulsa 4-21-12 121 April 2012.

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1 Welcome Director Remarks R5 Annual Meeting Tulsa April 2012

2 Who are we? Why are we here? 50 Volunteers Covering 12 states and 750,000 sq mi Section, Region, National, International Support team for 25,000 members Both Business meeting and Learning Special Opportunity for Student Branches 21 April 20122

3 Region 5 Membership (end of March 2012) Fellows 428 Senior 2943 Member Associate 821 Graduate 1771 Student 2374 ______ Total 24,804

4 The non-Independent Challenges Membership Challenge –USA higher grade members –Student member transition –Life member reality - First year Member Experience Budget Challenge –Travel and meeting costs –Equity of revenue sharing - Reserve Policy Consistency Challenge –Pockets of Excellence –Unique characteristics - Top Level Satisfaction Program Challenge –What is the hook –Develop or deploy –Virtual or live - Focus on Practitioner 21 April 20124

5 Constellation of Support Region 5 Chairs K-12, Student, GOLD, Continuing Ed, Career, Life, Societies, Standards, Outreach, WIE, Member Development, History, Awards, Conferences, Section Vitality IEEE-USA Public Policy, Professional Activities, Career, Communications IEEE-Member and Geographic Activities Unit Operations Support Center for Leadership Excellence v-Tools 21 April 20125

6 From a Section Perspective Why do have a Region? –Make sections more successful than if there was no Region –Provide resources beyond basic section funding –Communicate and link to IEEE and IEEE-USA support –Consume resources and make section operations difficult – NOT –Share best practices – provide training –Open channels to new ideas that provide member value 21 April 20126


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