IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. Region 3 is the geographic area of IEEE which covers the southeastern United States plus Jamaica.
Focus on the growth and development of the member throughout the life cycle of the individual. Every member is an active participant, an informed and a satisfied member.
The Region shall fulfill the Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) strategic objectives at the local level by ensuring the enabling of the sections, chapters, and student branches to engage the member.
* Denotes voting member of R3 ExCom
1. * Director -- Jill Gostin 2. * Director Elect -- Theresa Brunasso 3. * Secretary -- Pat Donohoe, Ph.D., P.E. 4. * Treasurer -- John Balsam 5. * Past Director -- Gregg Vaughn, Ph.D., P.E. 6. * Area 1 Virginia -- Steve Kemp 7. * Area 2 North Carolina Council -- Charles Lord 8. * Area 3 Georgia -- Jenny Palmer 9. * Area 4 Florida Council -- Claude Pitts 10. * Area 5 Tennessee Council -- Justin Baba 11. * Area 6 Alabama Mississippi -- Danny Merkl 12. * Area 7 South Carolina Council -- Lee Stogner 13. * Area 8 Kentucky Indiana -- Don Hill 14. * Area 9 Jamaica -- Devon Gayle 15. * Awards and Recognition Committee -- Nelson Lourenco, Chair Vice Chair -- Don Hill Professional Activities Representative -- Jacquelyn Cunningham Section Representative 1 -- Damith Wickramamayake Section Representative 2 -- Carlos Cabrera Section Representative 3 -- Grayson Randall Section Representative 4 -- Danny Merkl Section Representative 5 -- Chirat Pathiravasam 16. * Member Activities / Communications -- Sonya Dillard, Chair Newsletter Editor -- Bill LaBelle Assistant Editor -- Evelyn Licona Webmaster Sub-Committee -- Lucas Sweet & Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D. Information Coordinator -- Ebonee Walker, Ph.D. Fellows Coordinator -- Hulya Kirkici 17. * Conference Committee -- Eric Grigorian, Chair Vice Chair -- Glenn Parker Director Elect -- Theresa Brunasso Past Chair -- Sean Haynes Regional Student Activities Chair -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman Conference Operations Specialist -- Charles Lord Treasurer -- John Balsam Former Region Director -- Jim Conrad, Ph.D., P.E. Southeastcon 2020 -- Parag Upadhyay Southeastcon 2021 -- Wyman Williams Southeastcon 2022 -- Hulya Kirkici Southeastcon 2023 -- Joe Juisai 18. * Finance (FINCOM) Committee -- John Balsam, Chair Director -- Jill Gostin Director Elect -- Theresa Brunasso Conference Committee Chair -- Eric Grigorian Past Director -- Gregg Vaughn, Ph.D., P.E. 19. * Section Support -- William Marshall, Chair Life Member Coordinator -- Thomas Bellarmine Young Professional Coordinator -- Hasala Dharmawardena Women in Engineering Coordinator -- Evelyn Licona Senior Member Elevation Coordinator -- Sharlene Brown Section Operations Specialist -- Charles Lord Section Operations Specialist -- Mark Torres Project Coordinator -- Grayson Randall Technical Activities Coordinator -- Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D. Member Recruitment and Retention Coordinator -- Sonya Dillard (interim) 20. * Nominations & Appointments -- Gregg Vaughn, Ph.D., P.E., Chair Past-Director -- Jim Conrad, Ph.D., P.E. Past Director -- David Green Young Professional Coordinator -- Hasala Dharmawardena 21. * Operational Audit -- William Harrison, Chair Committee Member 1 -- William Marshall Committee Member 2 -- Damith Wickramamayake Committee Member 3 -- Steve Kemp Committee Member 4 -- Bill Ratcliff 22. * Professional Activities (USA-PACE) -- Jacquelyn Cunningham, Chair Employment & Career Services (USA-ECSC) -- Nelson Lourenco Government Activities Coordinator (USA-GAC) -- Lee Stogner Student Professional Awareness Coordinator -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman 23. * Strategic Operations & Support -- David Green, Chair Vice Chair -- William Ratcliff Operational Audit Committee Chair -- William Harrison Director (non-voting) -- Jill Gostin Director-Elect (non-voting) -- Theresa Brunasso Secretary (non-voting) -- Pat Donohoe, Ph.D., P.E. Treasurer (non-voting) -- John Balsam 24. * Student Activities -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman, Chair Vice Chair -- Rachel Wilson Past Chair -- Pat Donohoe, Ph.D., P.E. & Victor Basantes Student Representative -- Jiayi Lin SAC Liaison to PAC -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman * denotes voting member of ExCom