Historian and Milestone Coordinator

Historian & Milestone Coordinator

Responsibilities

  • Store and maintain Regional IEEE history archives.
  • Prepare Regional IEEE history report for Regional Board of Governors Meeting.
  • Personalize the report to reflect the history of the Section hosting the meeting.
  • Prepare and maintain a “Living History” for IEEE, Region 1.
  • Correspond with Sections regarding local IEEE history, including the following:
    • Request Sections appoint a history chair.
    • Encourage the Sections to collect local IEEE history and provide copies for Regional history archives.
    • Encourage Sections to nominate significant local electrical/electronic milestones to the IEEE History Center, and provide copies to Region 1 Historian.

The Region Historian is appointed for a two year term by the incoming Director. The Historian shall take office on January 1st. Reappointment of the incumbent is permissible.

  • Maintaining Regional history archives is a continuous process as additional data is received.
  • Report to Regional Board of Governors provided to Regional Secretary at least 2 weeks prior to meeting.
  • Maintaining Living History document is a continuous process as new data is obtained.
  • Set up an e-mail correspondence with the individual responsible for history at the local Section.
  • Correspondence should be semi-annual with information provided by the Section as generated.

The Historian operates under the direction of the Region Director, and within the authority specifically granted to him/her by the Region 1 Bylaws. He/she is provided with a Budget Line Item to enable him/her to carry out his/her functions.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Store and maintain Regional IEEE history archives.
  • Prepare Regional IEEE history report for Regional Board of Governors Meeting.
  • Personalize the report to reflect the history of the Section hosting the meeting.
  • Prepare and maintain a “Living History” for IEEE, Region 1.
  • Correspond with Sections regarding local IEEE history, including the following:
    • Request Sections appoint a history chair.
    • Encourage the Sections to collect local IEEE history and provide copies for Regional history archives.
    • Encourage Sections to nominate significant local electrical/electronic milestones to the IEEE History Center, and provide copies to Region 1 Historian.
How Appointed

The Region Historian is appointed for a two year term by the incoming Director. The Historian shall take office on January 1st. Reappointment of the incumbent is permissible.

Guidelines
  • Maintaining Regional history archives is a continuous process as additional data is received.
  • Report to Regional Board of Governors provided to Regional Secretary at least 2 weeks prior to meeting.
  • Maintaining Living History document is a continuous process as new data is obtained.
  • Set up an e-mail correspondence with the individual responsible for history at the local Section.
  • Correspondence should be semi-annual with information provided by the Section as generated.
Authority

The Historian operates under the direction of the Region Director, and within the authority specifically granted to him/her by the Region 1 Bylaws. He/she is provided with a Budget Line Item to enable him/her to carry out his/her functions.