About

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.

Mission Statement

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.

Vision Statement

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 -- Eric Grigorian
  2. * Director Elect -- Sonya Dillard
  3. * Secretary -- Pat Donohoe, Ph.D., P.E.
  4. * Treasurer -- Joe Pennisi
  5. * Past Director -- Theresa Brunasso
  6. * Area 1 North Carolina & Virgina -- James Imanian
  7. * Area 2 Georgia & South Carolina -- Alessio Medda
  8. * Area 3 Florida -- Raul Ortega
  9. * Area 4 Kentucky & Tennessee -- Paul Kuban
 10. * Area 5 Mississippi, Alabama, & Jamaica -- Daniel Diaz
 
 11. * Awards and Recognition Committee -- Devon Gale, Chair
          Vice Chair -- Vacant
          Past Chair (Non Voting) Nelson Lourenco
          Professional Activities Representative -- Kristin Bing
          Area Representative 1 -- James Imanian
          Area Representative 2 -- Alessio Medda
          Area Representative 3 -- Raul Ortega
          Area Representative 4 -- Paul Kuban
          Area Representative 5 -- Daniel Diaz
 
 12. * Member Communications -- Andrew Seely, Chair
          Member Recruitment & Retention Coord. -- Patrick Kung
          Newsletter Editor -- Bill LaBelle
          Assistant Editor -- Evelyn Licona
          Webmaster Sub-Committee -- Lucas Sweet
          Co- Webmaster --  Brian Page
          Information Coordinator -- Vishwas Powar
          Fellows Coordinator -- Hulya Kirkici
 
 13. * Conference Committee -- Joe Juisai
          Vice Chair -- Stephen Hopkins
          Director Elect -- Sonya Dillard
          Past Conference Committee Chair -- Eric S. Ackerman
          Regional Student Activities Chair -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman
          Conference Operations Specialist -- Tamseel Syed
          Conference Operations Specialist -- Wyman Williams
          Industry Engagement Coordinator -- Chan Wong & John McDonald
          Treasurer -- Joe Pennisi
          Former Region Director -- Jim Conrad, Ph.D., P.E.
          Southeastcon 2023 -- Joe Juisai
          Southeastcon 2024 -- Alessio Medda
          Southeastcon 2025 -- Charles Lord
          Southeastcon 2026 -- Will Goins
 
 14. * Finance (FINCOM) Committee -- Joe Pennisi, Chair
          Director -- Eric Grigorian
          Director Elect -- Sonya Dillard
          Conference Committee Chair -- Joe Juisai
          Secretary -- Pat Donohoe, Ph.D., P.E.
          Past Director -- Theresa Brunasso	  
 
 15. * Section Support -- Kristin Bing, Chair
          Member Recruitment & Retention Coordinator -- Patrick Kung
          Life Member Coordinator -- Jacob Kulangara 
          Young Professional Coordinator -- Binesh Kumar
          Women in Engineering Coordinator -- Ebonee Walker
          Senior Member Elevation Coordinator -- Hermann Amaya
          Section Operations Specialist -- Charles Lord 
          Section Operations Specialist -- Mark Torres
          Project Coordinator -- Allen Jones
          Technical Activities Coordinator -- Arup Ghosh
          Educational Activities Coordinator -- Damith Wickramanayake
 
 16. * Nominations & Appointments -- Jill Gostin, Chair
          Past-Director -- Jim Conrad, Ph.D., P.E.
          Past Director --Theresa Brunasso,
          Young Professional Coordinator -- Binesh Kumar
 
 17. * Operational Audit -- Gregg Vaughn, Chair
          Committee Member 1 -- Vince Socci 
          Committee Member 2 -- Damith Wickramanayake
          Committee Member 3 -- Steve Kemp
          Committee Member 4 -- Arup Ghosh
 
 18. * Professional Activities Committee Chair -- Sharlene Brown, Chair
          Past PAC Chair -- David Fillion
          IEEE-USA Career and Professional Dev Comm Rep -- David Fillion
          Government Activities Coordinator (USA-GAC) -- Lee Stogner
          Student Professional Awareness (SPAx) Coordinator -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman

19. * Strategic Operations & Support -- David Green, Chair
          Vice Chair -- Jill Gostin
          Operational Audit Committee Chair -- Gregg Vaughn
          Director (non-voting) -- Eric Grigorian
          Director-Elect (non-voting) -- Sonya Dillard
          Past Director -- Theresa Brunasso
          Secretary (non-voting) -- Pat Donohoe, Ph.D., P.E.
          Treasurer (non-voting) -- Joe Pennisi
          Director (non-voting) -- Vince Socci
20. * Student Activities -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman, Chair
          Vice Chair -- Praveen Kumar
          Past Chair -- Victor Basantes
          Student Representative -- Kennedy Mays
          SAC Liaison to PAC -- Bailey Ulferts Heyman
          SAC Advisor -- Chase Battaglio

      Other
          Humanitarian Activities Committee - Region 3 Rep -- Raj Gurupur
          Regional Vitality Coordinator -- Sonya Dillard
          Admission and Advancement Committee -- Hermann Amaya
          Educational Activities Coordinator -- Damith Wickramanayake
          Industry Engagement Coordinator -- Chan Wong & John McDonald

* denotes voting member of ExCom

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