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Board of Governors 2015

The membership of the IEEE Communications Society is represented on the Board of Governors. The President and other elected officers serve two-year terms. The President-Elect serves one year in that position before assuming the office of President. Directors are appointed by the President. All members of the Society are eligible for elected and appointed offices. A Nominating Committee selects candidates for elections.

ComSoc President
Sergio Benedetto
ComSoc President Elect
Harvey Freeman



Vice President - Technical Activities - Khaled Letaief
Vice President - Conferences - Hikmet Sari
Vice President - Member Relations - Stefano Bregni
Vice President - Publications - Sarah Kate Wilson
Vice President - Standards Activities - Robert Fish



Class of 2015: Nirwan Ansari, Hans-Martin Foisel, Neelesh Mehta , David Michelson
Class of 2016: Sonia Aissa, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Nei Kato
Class of 2017: Gerhard Fettweis, Araceli Garcia Gomez, Steve Gorshe, James Hong


Director - Harvey Freeman
Director-Elect - Celia Desmond

Executive Director - Susan Brooks

Conflict of Interest


Treasurer - Stan Moyer
Parliamentarian - Doug Zuckerman
Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Stefano Galli
Director - Journals - Len Cimini
Director - Magazines - Steve Gorshe
Director - Conference Development - Nelson Fonseca
Director - Conference Operations - Tarek El-Bawab
Director - Conference Publications - Chengshan Xiao
Director - Education & Training - Michele Zorzi
Director - Online Content - Sarah Kate Wilson | Len Cimini
Director - Marketing & Industry Relations - Ashutosh Dutta
Director - Membership Programs Development - Koichi Asatani
Director - Asia/Pacific Region - Wanjiun Liao
Director - Europe, Middle-East, & Africa Region - Hanna Bogucka
Director - Latin America Region - Pedro Aguilera
Director - North America Region - Merrily Hartmann
Director - Sister & Related Societies - Curtis Siller
Director - Standards Development - Mehmet Ulema
Director - Standardization Programs Development - Alex Gelman