IEEE Support of Chapters and Volunteers

Membership Development

Attracting new members will bring growth and vitality to your Chapter. IEEE Membership Development Staff can be consulted on issues concerning effective ways to attract new members. Membership development material is also available from the IEEE Membership Development Staff. Contact info:

IEEE Membership Development

IEEE Regional Activities

445 Hoes Lane

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Phone: +1 732 562 5507

Fax: +1 732 981 0225

IEEE Functional email Aliases

To help facilitate communication between members and geographic units, the IEEE has established a functional email alias option. With this service, a Chapter can maintain one email address no matter how often it changes officers. Example: or For more information, visit the IEEE functional alias registration page.

IEEE Volunteer Resources

General resources that pertain to most IEEE volunteer roles, as well as links to other resource collections are available on the IEEE Volunteer Resources Page.

IEEE Quick Start Chapter Officer Training

This training provided on the IEEE Quick Start Chapter Officer Training page assumes you have been recently elected to the position of Chair of a Technical Society Chapter and want to quickly learn the basics of your position.

A number of topics have been identified that are important to address in your first 30 days.  This training is designed to help you get a technical meeting set up in your first 30 days as Chapter Chair.

IEEE SAMIEEE Membership Database

SAMIEEE is a Web based ad hoc query tool that provides volunteers access to member data.   It allows ad hoc querying, reporting, and downloading of IEEE's membership data.

Access to this system is limited to registered users with designated or automatic access:  IEEE SAMIEEE Membership Database.

IEEE Organization Rosters

Access to IEEE committee and board membership rosters throughout the IEEE organization is provided on the IEEE Organization Rosters page.

IEEE Conferences and Events

IEEE sponsors more than 1,100 annual conferences and meetings worldwide. IEEE is also highly involved in the technical program development of numerous events including trade events, training workshops, job fairs, and other programs.

For more information about an IEEE conference, search the IEEE conference database:   IEEE Conferences and Events.

IEEE Membership and Geographical Activities

IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) is focused on supporting and meeting the members' needs and IEEE membership recruitment and retention strategies and implementation.  At the IEEE Membership and Geographical Activites page you can find current announcements of interest to local volunteers, read highlights of MGA activities, find a Section or Chapter near you, and learn more about the MGA vision and mission.

IEEE Publicity Guide

As the liaison between the IEEE and your local media, you can make a difference by building relationships with the public or various constituencies, and presenting a positive image for the IEEE.  Using some basic communications tools, you can enhance the visibility of the organization and ensure that the IEEE maintains a positive image in your community or area.  Download the IEEE Publicity Guide to learn more.

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