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IEEE Cincinnati October Executive Committee (NOT regular section) Meeting

October 12, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - October 13, 2016 @ 12:00 am

== October Executive Committee Planning Meeting. This is a planning meeting for the IEEE Cincinnati Executive Committee ==

Our next regular section meeting will be held October 27th at the University of Cincinnati.

Volunteers are always welcome. If you are interested in joining the IEEE Cincinnati executive committee, please send an email to the officers listed on the IEEE Cincinnati website.

Minutes of the meeting:

Minutes of Executive Committee meeting, 12 October 2016
The meeting was called to order at 7.04pm by the Chair, Stephen Fridrick. Members present:
Stephen Fridrick, Chair
Steve Olenick, Vice Chair
Fred Nadeu, Treasurer
Marwan Nusair, Secretary
Ralph Campbell, Member-at-Large
Phil Wilsey, UC Engineering Student Chapter Adviser
Dr. Chi-Hao Cheng, Miami University Student Chapter Advisor
Jay Perin, Membership Development Chair
Ted Longshore, Arrangements Chair
Frank Zhou, PACE Chair

The reading of the Secretary’s Report of the minutes of the Executive Committee meeting of 17 August 2016 was read. Jay Perin moved and Ted Longshore seconded that the minutes be accepted as read, passed by unanimous vote.

The Treasurer’s Report was read by read by Fred Nadeau, showing a balance of $31,861.40 in the checking account as of 30 September, and $51,425.34 in the Investment Fund as of 31 August (the last date for which a balance is available). IEEE has a new deadline of end of January for reports. It was noted that Student Chapter reports need to be submitted as well as the Section reports. Phil Wilsey will get details for UC, and Chi-Hao Cheng for Miami University. Ted Longshore moved and Jay Perin seconded that the Treasurer’s Report be accepted as read, passed by unanimous vote.

Fred has revised the Treasurer’s Handbook for the next treasurer’s benefit.

Old business:
Scholarship: Steve Olenick reported that 3 scholarships were awarded, and checks sent to the UC Bursar on their behalf. A new scholarship procedure has been prepared and was presented to the meeting for use starting next year.

The election of officers was discussed and the nominating committee submitted a list of candidates:
Chair: Mark McCloy was suggested but he has to be asked and agree
Vice Chair: Adam Ward
Secretary: Steve Fridrick
Treasurer: Jay Perin
Member-at-Large: Ralph Campbell

An announcement will also be made at the Section meeting to solicit any further candidates.

31 August – Appointment of Nominating Committee.
30 September – Announcement of Nominations.
30 September – Call for petition candidates.
31 October – Deadline for petitions to be submitted.
31 October – Tellers Committee appointed.
15 November – Ballots mailed
15 December – Deadline for ballots to be returned.
20 December – Deadline for election results to be announced.

It was noted that we need to determine how to access the election results.

The next ExCom meeting is scheduled for 11 January 2017.

Future meeting topics were discussed, including
The election procedure and deadlines are as follows:

Upcoming meetings were discussed.
Month Topic Action Person (s)
October 27, 2016 Tentative: Meeting at UC Stephen Fridrick
December 1, 2016 IoT-based Wireless Mobile Computing Platform for Fall Risk Prediction, Dr. AKM Jahangir Majumder, Miami University Dr. Chi-Hao Cheng
January 26, 2017 Cincinnati Electric Street Cars – to be confirmed Stephen Fridrick
February 23, 2017 Smart Metering Units – to be confirmed Marc Bell
March 23, 2017 Parts Counterfeiting – to be confirmed Jay Perin
April 27, 2017 UC (3 of 5) and MU (2) senior project presentations Dr. Frank Zhou, Dr. Chi-Hao Cheng
May 25, 2017 Cyber Security – tentative Ralph Campbell

Chi-Hao Cheng noted that Miami University may start a new Chapter for the Hamilton Campus (EET program).

Ralph Campbell moved and Phil Wilsey seconded that the meeting adjourn at 8.21pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Marwan Nusair, Secretary.



Social Time: 5:30 – 6:00   Dinner: 6:00 – 7:00    Meeting: 7:00 – ~8:00

Bldg: Slatt’s Pub Suite
4858 Cooper Road
Blue Ash, Ohio


October 12, 2016 @ 9:30 pm
October 13, 2016 @ 12:00 am


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