The IEEE is organized into
» 311 local sections in 10 geographic regions.
» about 1,570 chapters comprised of local members with similar technical interests.
» 39 societies and 5 technical councils that compose 10 technical divisions.
» more than 1,430 student branches at colleges and universities in 80 countries.
» 356 student branch chapters.
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:
Elections are held annually for top IEEE officers.
IEEE Major Boards
Six subordinate boards govern major areas of IEEE interest:
Each has an elected volunteer leader.
There are currently 23 standing committees of the IEEE Board of Directors.
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.