The following lists the current officers for the IEEE Student Branch at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and their duties. All officers and chairs should work in the best interest of the local members and assist in general leadership roles. Officers are expected to attend officer meetings and provide regular reports to the chairperson. They should also be active in chapter activities and represent the section professionally.
Spring 2014 Officers:
Alex Woodard Chairperson The job of an IEEE Chapter Chair is to manage the operations of the Chapter in the best interest of the local members and to provide leadership, guidance and a sense of purpose for other volunteers. The chair is responsible to ensure all other officers are performing their responsibilities to the best of their ability.
Summer Church Vice Chairperson The primary function of an IEEE Section Vice Chair is to assist the Chapter Chair in managing the operations of the Chapter in the best interest of the local members and to provide leadership, guidance and a sense of purpose for other Section volunteers. The vice-chair is in charge of Engineer’s day and also the chairperson of the IEEE advisory board.
Nicole Pennington Secretary The IEEE Chapter Secretary is an integral part of the Chapter’s Executive Committee. The Secretary manages the records and correspondence of the Chapter. Written summaries of the Chapter and Sub-unit activities provide an important record of events and decisions made throughout the year.
Andrew Messing Treasurer The section treasurer is tasked with maintaining the bank accounts and budget of the section. This office will also be responsible for any fund raising efforts.
Benjamin Martin Webmaster The Internet is a very important way that the section can communicate with IEEE members. The Webmaster is tasked with building and maintaining the section’s web presence.