Call for Nominations DEIS ADCOM


Posted on March 1, 2016 by DEIS


AdCom manages the affairs of the IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS). It is made up of 18 members-at-large, plus ex-officio members.

Nominations and Appointment Committee is inviting nominations for President, Administrative Vice President, and Technical Vice President and 6 AdCom Members-at-Large of DEIS.

The persons nominated must be IEEE-DEIS members in good standing. Traditionally, AdCom has maintained a balance in representation between the industrial and academic communities.

AdCom Members-at-Large: Each year, 6 members-at-large are elected to serve a 3-year term on the DEIS AdCom. No Member-at-Large can serve more than two consecutive terms. Candidates for Members-at-Large will be elected by the membership of the Society by electronic or postal ballot conducted by IEEE staff. The persons elected or appointed will begin their 3-year service on 1 January 2017. The deadline for the Members-at-Large nominations is 29 May 2016.  Self-nominations are permitted. Members-at-Large candidates should provide a picture, a short bio, and a candidate statement. Examples from previous elections will be e-mailed to potential candidates upon request.

DEIS Officers: President, Administrative Vice President, and Technical Vice President are the Officers of the society and serve a 1-year term and are eligible to serve for a second term. The Officers for 2017 will be appointed by AdCom at its meeting in the autumn of 2016. The deadline for nominations for the Officers is 31 August 2016.  Self-nominations are also permitted. Each nominee will be contacted by the Nominations & Appointments Committee and will be asked to submit information relevant to the election and appointment process.

The following information is needed for each person nominated:

Name (Last, First):

Position held / Institution name:

DEIS position being nominated for:

Phone number: e-mail address:

Please send your nominations by the deadline to:

Frank Hegeler, Chair, DEIS Nominations & Appointments Committee [email protected]

For information on the process see the DEIS Operations Manual at