BoG Nominations 2017

Candidate nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 IEEE annual elections for Member-at-Large positions on the IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) Board of Governors (BoG), for a three year term beginning January 1, 2018.

Candidates should possess professional stature and significant technical skills in product safety and compliance engineering. They must have adequate financial support outside the Society and have the approval of their organizations or employers to actively participate in the Board meetings and contribute to its activities. Duties include attending one face to face meeting per year (typically held along with the ISPCE), as well as our monthly BoG teleconferences. In addition, members are expected to actively participate in BoG committees.

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be full, higher grade members (i.e., excluding those of students and affiliates) of the IEEE and members of the PSES in good standing (i.e., dues paid).

Elected Directors will be expected to serve a three-year term commencing January 1, 2018. Attendance at the last meeting of the 2017 year is also encouraged. No member can serve more than two (2) consecutive three-year terms, including partial terms.

Nominations for candidates who are interested and willing to serve shall be submitted to the Nominating Committee using the BoG Candidate Nomination Form, including the following material for inclusion in the ballot:

  • Personal biography – Technical and Professional Experience, not to exceed 125 words in length, intended to round out the profile of the Nominee’s experience outside the IEEE and PSES activities.
  • Factual summary of IEEE/PSES Activities, not to exceed 150 words in length, intended to summarize your current and past service to the IEEE and the PSES.
  • A candidate photograph taken no earlier than 1 August 2016. A digital photograph can be submitted electronically in either TIF or high-quality JPEG format. The photo should be the original digital file, 300 dots per inch (dpi) resolution.
  • Statement of candidacy, not to exceed 150 words in length

A Microsoft Word template for the BoG Candidate Nomination Form  is available on line, on the PSES web site.

Please submit the elections material, including the BoG Candidate Nomination Form with digital photograph to the Nominating Committee Chair: Kevin Ravo, e-mail:

Qualifying nominations and all supporting documentation must be provided to the N&A Committee no later than May 30, 2017 to be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Ravo or any other member of the PSES Board of Governors