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The IEEE is organized into

» 333 local sections in 10 geographic regions.
» about 2,195 chapters comprised of local members with similar technical interests.
» 37 societies and 17 technical councils that compose 10 technical divisions.
» more than 2,354 student branches at colleges and universities in 80 countries.
» 800 student branch chapters.


IEEE Executives


The voting membership of the IEEE elects a new president each year, who serves for three years – first as President-elect, then as President and CEO, and finally as Past President.

The IEEE presidents also serve on the three top-tier IEEE governing bodies:

» IEEE Board of Directors
» IEEE Executive Committee
» IEEE Assembly

Elections are held annually for top IEEE officers.

IEEE Major Boards

Six subordinate boards govern major areas of IEEE interest:

» Educational Activities
» Publication Services and Products Board
» Regional Activities
» Standards
» Technical Activities

Each has an elected volunteer leader.

IEEE Committees

There are currently 23 standing committees of the IEEE Board of Directors.

IEEE Staff

The IEEE has approximately 900 employees who support various IEEE activities.

The Executive Director is the full-time chief operating officer. The Executive Director serves on the IEEE Board of Directors.