Ad Hoc Committees

New Jersey Coast Section Chair, METSAC, and R1 Empl. & Career Act. Chair

Adriaan J. van Wijngaarden is a research scientist at Bell Laboratories, Nokia, in Murray Hill, NJ. He has been a member of the IEEE Region 1 Board of Governors since 2014, and He currently serves as IEEE Region 1 Employment and Career Activities Chair. He has been a member of the IEEE Metropolitan Sections Activities Council (METSAC) since 2013, and he currently serves as its Chair. He has been a member of the IEEE North Jersey Section’s Executive Committee since 2011 (Member-at-Large, 2011; Secretary, 2012; First Vice-Chair, 2013-14; Chair, 2015-16; Junior Past-Chair, 2017-present).

Vitality Coordinator
R1 Student Representative
R1 Past Director, Budget, Nominations & Appointments
Educational Activities
Western Area Chair and R1 Webmaster
Chapters Coordinator
Industrial Relations Liaison
Student Professional Awareness Conferenc Coordinator
Central Area Chair, Government Activities, and Binghamton Section Vice Chair
Historian & Milestone Coordinator
Public Visibility Representative
Section Partnership Coordinator
Student Activities, Conference Coordinator, and Admissions & Advancement
Bylaws, Operations & Leadership Training, Admissions & Advancement
Life Member
SAMIEEE Coordinator


 Committee Appointments and Terms of Office

The Region Director shall designate such Ad Hoc Committees as deemed necessary for the management of Region 1. Any such Committees appointed by the Region Director shall be represented on the BoG by its Chair, who shall be non-voting.

The Director may appoint members of such Committees from the active membership of Region 1. The term of office of Ad Hoc Committee members, as well as the term of existence of the Committee itself, shall be at the Region Director’s discretion. In no event shall an Ad Hoc Committee remain in existence beyond the term of office of the appointing Region Director.

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