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About ComSoc

Elected and appointed leadership: ComSoc’s Board of Governors

Our members are represented by the Board of Governors (BoG), which includes the office of President, Vice President, Members At Large, IEEE Division III Director, and Directors appointed by the President. Our BoG has the honor of representing a worldwide network of professionals as they oversee the work and direction set forth by ComSoc’s Councils via ComSoc  Boards and Committees. Providing ongoing leadership opportunities within our Society, the President, Vice Presidents, and Appointed Officers serve two-year terms  and the Members at Large serve three-year terms. The President-Elect serves a one year term before assuming the office of President. A Nominating Committee selects candidates for elections and all of our members are encouraged to participate.

Presidents

Vincent Chan

Vincent W.S. Chan

President

2020-2021

Khaled B. Letaief

Khaled B. Letaief

Past President

2020

Vice Presidents (2020-2021)

Stefano Bregni

Stefano Bregni

Vice President, Conferences

Nei Kato

Nei Kato

Vice President, Member and Global Activities

Robert Schober

Robert Schober

Vice President, Publications

Sherman Shen

Xuemin (Sherman) Shen

Vice President, Technical and Educational Activities

Members at Large

Gerhard Fettweis

Gerhard Fettweis

Member at Large

Class 2018-2020

Urbashi Mitra

Urbashi Mitra

Member at Large

Class 2018-2020

Ekram Hossain

Ekram Hossain

Member at Large

Class 2018-2020

Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang

Member at Large

Class 2018-2020

Octavia Dobre

Octavia Dobre

Member at Large

Class 2019-2021

Philippa Martin

Philippa Martin

Member at Large

Class 2019-2021

Petar Popovski

Petar Popovski

Member at Large

Class 2019-2021

Chengshan Xiao

Chengshan Xiao

Member at Large

Class 2019-2021

Koichi Asatani

Koichi Asatani

Member at Large

Class 2020-2022

Ana Garcia Armada

Ana Garcia Armada

Member at Large

Class 2020-2022

Ashutosh Dutta

Ashutosh Dutta

Member at Large

Class 2020-2022

Robert Heath

Robert Heath

Member at Large

Class 2020-2022

IEEE Division III

Sergio Benedetto Photo

Sergio Benedetto

IEEE Division III Director

2020-2021

Appointed Officers (2020-2021)

Zhi Ding

Zhi Ding

Chief Information Officer (CIO) & Chief Marketing Officer

Roberto de Marca

Roberto de Marca

Parliamentarian

Michele Zorzi

Michele Zorzi

Director, Journals

Ekram Hossain

Ekram Hossain

Director, Magazines

Ana Garcia Armada

Ana Garcia Armada

Director, Online Content

Nelson Fonseca

Nelson Fonseca

Director, Conference Development

Lawrence Wong

Lawrence Wong

Director, Conference Operations

Nirwan Ansari

Nirwan Ansari

Director, Educational Services

Ricardo Veiga

Ricardo Veiga

Director, Membership Services

Sumei Sun

Sumei Sun

Director, Asia/Pacific Region

Christos Verikoukis

Christos Verikousis

Director, Europe, Middle-East, and Africa Region

Nury Gabriela Ramirez Cely

Nury Gabriela Ramirez Cely

Director, Latin America Region

Fawzi Behmann

Fawzi Behmann

Director, North America Region

Edward G. Tiedemann, Jr.

Edward G. Tiedemann, Jr.

Director, Standards Development & Standardization Programs Development

Andrea M. Tonello

Andrea M. Tonello

Director, Industry Outreach

Stefano Galli

Stefano Galli

Director, Technical Committees

IEEE Communications Magazine Editor-in-Chief Tarek S. El-Bawab

Tarek S. El-Bawab

Director, Industry Communities

Executive Director

Harold Tepper ComSoc Executive Director

Harold Tepper

Executive Director