About the Board of Governors

Board of Governors (BOG)

The Board of Governors (BOG) directs the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) – establishing policy, providing financial oversight, and conducting standards-related activities within IEEE technological fields. It may also establish and appoint boards, committees, and other organizational units as needed to carry on the work of the IEEE SA.

To carry out its basic responsibilities, the IEEE SA BOG fulfills the following:

  • Maintain a current IEEE Standards Association Operations Manual
  • Approve IEEE SA Standards Board Bylaws
  • Approve policy additions/changes with significant financial/strategic implications
  • Establish and disband committees, as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain that IEEE SA members represent a wide range of basic interests
    • Technical societies, industry, government, general public
  • Provide financial oversight and decisions for IEEE SA operations as well as major program additions and/or changes
  • Recommend IEEE SA BOG member candidates which are elected annually
  • Approve IEEE SA Standards Board membership
  • Hold and attend meetings to accomplish the work of the BOG
  • Approve award nominees in recognition of exceptional service

About BOG Members

Members of the IEEE SA BOG reflect the technical and global standards interests of IEEE. Members-at-large must show involvement in IEEE standards activities, interest in and commitment to global standards, and IEEE regional representation as well as recent experience within industry or government.

2023 Roster

Yu Yuan IEEE SA President
Jim Matthews IEEE SA Past President
David Law IEEE SA Standards Board (SASB) Chair
Gary Hoffman Past SASB Chair
Paul Nikolich IEEE SA Treasurer
Gary Stuebing IEEE SA Entity Collaborative Activities Governance Board (CAG) Chair
Konstantinos Karachalios Secretary, non-voting
Shmuel Auster Ramesh Ramadoss
David Chen Dorothy Stanley
Abhay Karandikar Mehmet Ulema
Glenn Parsons Walter Weigel
Non-voting Members
Chuck Adams Mark Epstein
Robert Fish Daleep Mohla
Kishik Park Robby Robson
Lee Stogner Yatin Trivedi
Dave Ringle
2022 Representatives
Ahmed Javed (primary);
Mohammad Aqeb Kohistani (alternate)
Afghanistan, Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA)
Abderrezak Henni (primary);
Laredj Zerrouki (alternate)
Algeria, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT)
Sergio Daniel D’uva (primary);
Guillermo Montenegro (alternate)
Argentina, National Communications Entity (ENACOM)
Allan Major (primary);
Dominic Byrne (alternate)
Australia, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
Herbert Down (primary);
Edmund Kienast (alternate)
Australia, Australian Digital Health Agency (DigitalHealth)
Mohammad Salahuddin Bangladesh, Aspire to Innovate (a2i)
Kesang Phuntsho Namgay (primary);
Tek Bahadur Chhetri (alternate)
Bhutan, Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB)
Tibinda Powdel (primary);
Ugyen Rinzin (alternate)
Bhutan, Department of Renewable Energy (DRE)
Nilo Pasquali (primary);
Vinicius Oliveira Caram (alternate)
Brazil, National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel)
José Gustavo Sampaio Gontijo Brazil, Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC)
Lydia Mai Ouedraogo (primary);
Richard Anago (alternate)
Burkina Faso, Ministry of Digital Economy and Post Development (DEPD)
Gael Ingabire Burundi, Telecommunications Regulatory and Control Agency (ARCT)
Francis Olivier Cubahiro Burundi, Ministry of Communication, ICT, and Media (MINCOTIM)
Rodney Taylor (primary);
Nigel Cassimire (alternate)
Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)
Ramy Ahmed Fathy Egypt, National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
Nora Bellec France, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE)
Karl Weber Germany, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK)
Taras Holoyad (primary);
Markus Maas (alternate)
Germany, Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA)
Isaac Boateng (primary);
Roland Yaw Kudozia (alternate)
Ghana, National Communications Authority (NCA)
Anand Deshpande (primary);
Abhijit Mulay (alternate)
India, Automobile Research Association of India (ARAI)
Priti Bhatnagar India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Hemant Darbari (primary);
Neelakantan Subramanian (alternate)
India, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
Rajkumar Upadhyay (primary);
Sandeep Agrawal (alternate)
India, Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT)
Ashok Rajput (primary);
Vandana Singhal (alternate)
India, Central Electricity Authority (CEA)
Sudhir Agarwal (primary);
S. B. R. Rao (alternate)
India, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID)
Sudhir Bhandari (primary);
Premjit Lal (alternate)
India, Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC)
Ehoud Peleg Israel, Ministry of Communications (MOC)
Igor Stepensky Israel, Public Utility Authority (PUA)
Yoshiaki Nagaya Japan, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)
Nelson Wasilwa (primary);
Joseph Onaya (alternate)
Kenya, Communications Authority of Kenya (CA)
Soo Jin Park Republic of Korea, Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)
Sungdong Min Republic of Korea, Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT)
Guadalupe Gonzalez Panama, National Secretariat of Energy (SNE)
Nicolas Evers Paraguay, National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL)
Wilmer Caról Azurza Neyra Peru, Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC)
Agnieszka Chruszcz Poland, Ministry of Digital Affairs
Angelos Munezero Rwanda, Ministry of ICT & Innovation (MINICT)
Yvonne Umutoni Rwanda, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA)
Mansour Al Qurashi Saudi Arabia, Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC)
Achime Malick Ndiaye Republic of Senegal, Ministry of Digital Economy and Telecommunications
Sengmeng Koo Singapore, AI Singapore (AISG)
Bethuel Nkgadime South Africa, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
Mwesigwa Felician (primary);
Beatrice Lema (alternate)
Tanzania, Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
Afsin Buyukbas (primary);
Fazli Kaybal (alternate)
Turkey, Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA)
Susan Nakanwagi (primary);
George Kasangaki (alternate)
Uganda, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Simon Hicks (primary);
Jasper Pandza (alternate)
United Kingdom, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)
Philip Mattson (primary);
Yonas Nebiyeloul-Kifle (alternate)
United States, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Jason Coder (primary);
Marla Dowell (alternate)
United States, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Suzanne Radell United States, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Patricia Maluti Zambia, Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
Dave Ringle

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