Presentation on theme: "NEW IEEE MEMBER CAREER ADVANCEMENT TOOLS Presented by DR. GARY L. BLANK IEEE-USA Vice-President Career and Member Services Candidate for IEEE-USA President-Elect."— Presentation transcript:
NEW IEEE MEMBER CAREER ADVANCEMENT TOOLS Presented by DR. GARY L. BLANK IEEE-USA Vice-President Career and Member Services Candidate for IEEE-USA President-Elect 2013 August 18, 2012
Outline Part 1. Introductory Background Information Part 2. Organization of IEEE-USA Part 3. Career and Member Services Council (5 Committees)
Part 1 Introductory Background Information EDUCATION: PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison MS University of Idaho BS Illinois Institute of Technology ALL DEGREES IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Part 1 Introductory Background Information(Continued) In Industry… 1. ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEER IN INDUSTRY specializing in Electronics, Controls, Power, Circuit Design. 2. CONSULTANT (Industry, consulted for over 40 corporations and companies as clients). 3. ENTREPRENEUR (started and helped-start several successful businesses). 4. EMPLOYEE (Worked as an employee for Litton Guidance & Control Systems Div., Unisys, Teledyne, Honeywell )
Part 1 Introductory Background Information (Continued) In Academia… 5. ECE PROFESSOR (at Illinois Institute of Technology, Northern Illinois University, UCLA, Univ. of Florida, Marquette Univ.) Published dozens of technical scholarly papers, and won financial grants for my universities 6. FE/PE EXAM, TEACHER OF REVIEW PREPARATORY COURSES 7. TEACH THE TEACHERS Hired by the U.S. DEPT. OF ENERGY: to design and conduct courses in SMART GRID/RENEWABLE ENERGY/ELECTRIC VEHICLES at IIT, and teach over 100 teachers how to teach these subjects.
PART 2 ORGANIZATION OF IEEE-USA REGIONS 1-6 l U.S.A. l 200,000- REGIONS 7-10 l OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.A l 200,000+
PART 2 ORGANIZATION OF IEEE-USA IEEE-USA BOARD OF DIRECTORS l 3 PRESIDENTS (P+1, P, P-1) l 4 VICE-PRESIDENTS (next slide) l 6 REGION DIRECTORS** l 1 SECRETARY/TREASURER l 2 MEMBERS-AT-LARGE l 1 TAB REPRESENTATIVE l 1 GOLD REPRESENTATIVE* l 1 Managing Director, Staff * --------- l 19 TOTAL
PART 2 ORGANIZATION (continued) 4 Vice-Presidents l Career & Member Services (Gary Blank) $$ l Communications and Public Awareness $ l Government Relations $ l Professional Activities (PACE) $
PART 3 –VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES 5 COMMITTEES C1. Licensure and Registration C2. K-12 STEM Literacy C3. Employment and Career Services C4. Entrepreneurs Activities C5. AICN Consultants Networks
PART 3 – VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES (continued) C1. RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION COMMITTEE HELP THE NCEES (National Examiners) PROVIDE INPUT FOR FE AND PE EXAMS PROVIDE REVIEW COURSES FOR OUR MEMBERS PUBLISH AN E-BOOK on LICENSURE & REGISTRATION FOR OUR MEMBERS INTRODUCTION OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AS A NEW PE OPTION
ANNOUNCING: (1) PE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (2) IEEE-USA & NCEES Annual Mtg
C2. RESPONSIBLE FOR K-12 STEM LITERACY ACTIVITIES MANY PRE-COLLEGE PROJECTS IN ALL 6 REGIONS 12,000+ at USA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FESTIVAL IN WASHINGTON DC, APRIL 2012 TISP (Teachers In Service Program) UPCOMING FIRST CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS & ADMINISTRATORS (by the K-12 STEM Committee) PART 3 –VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES (continued)
COMING 2013! K-12 STEM FIRST CONFERENCE FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS
PART 3 –VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES C3. RESPONSIBLE FOR EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER SERVICES COMMITTEE DOZENS OF PRODUCTS/PROGRAMS SALARY SURVEY SERVICES METRO AREA WORKSHOPS EMPLOYMENT NETWORKS (ORIGINATED by GARY BLANK**) SECTIONS FORMING NETWORKS (NEW) WITH MGA FUNDING
INCREASED FUNDING FROM MGA FOR SECTIONS TO FORM EMPLOYMENT NETWORKS
PART 3 – VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES (continued) C4. RESPONSIBLE FOR ENTREPRENEURS ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE SPIN_OFF FROM CNs FORMED ALLIANCES WITH SBA AND SCORE SECTIONS ARE NOW FORMING ENTREPRENEUR NETWORKS (NEW, JUST STARTED) TECH MATCH COMMITTEE & STAFF MET WITH SENATOR OLYMPIA SNOWE & FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO PROMOTE SMALL HIGH-TECH BUSINESSES. INVITED & PARTICIPATED IN WHITE HOUSE ADMINISTRATIONS CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE INITIATIVE.
Part 3 – VP, Career and Member Services (C4 Continued) ENTREPRENEURS ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE IEEE-USA Members Can Download E-Books TECH MATCH – IEEE-USA Members can Have Business Proposals Reviewed by Experts LINKED IN – Network with IEEE Entrepreneurial Colleagues IEEE-USA – Entrepreneurs Achievement Award Find Local Networks, Resources, and Events Attend Webinars on Small Business Fundamentals
RAPIDLY APPEARING: IEEE-USA ENTREPRENEURS NETWORKS IN MANY SECTIONS
PART 3 – VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES (continued) C5. RESPONSIBLE FOR CONSULTANTS (AICN COORDINATING COMMITTEE) – AICN Networks (now have 40+ Networks in the USA and 7 overseas, 17,000+) – 16 (+2) of all Networks Started Up by Gary Blank – GB Also Trains Members to Start & Expand a Successful Consulting Practice (workshop) – Involved in the Development of IEEE website and Database (35,000 hits/month for marketing consultants services & the unemployed)
BREAKTHROUGH! IEEE CONSULTANTS ACHIEVE EXTRA-ORDINARY STATUS
PART 3 – VP of CAREER & MEMBER SERVICES (continued) AFFINITY GROUPS Life Members LM Women In Engineering WIE Graduates Of Last Decade GOLD Consultants Networks AICN
FOCUS l 1. Declining Membership l 2. Financial l 3. Services Focus on our slogan Building Careers and Shaping Public Policy by working closely with industry leaders, academia, pre- college, and government.