The Membership Development coordinator is responsible for promoting membership drive events at the section level.

The usual term of office is 1 year. Term of office begins in January until the end of December. The time needed to fulfill this volunteer position is approximately 7 hours per week.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Receives monthly mailings of Section membership statistics from IEEE Operations Center
  2. Maintains a current record of Section membership
  3. Analyzes Section membership information and identifying membership problems and opportunities
  4. Submits requests as needed for membership development materials, including posters and applications, to IEEE Operations Center staff
  5. Communicates regularly with Regional Membership Development officer
  6. Coordinates membership exhibits for local conferences, including but not limited to use of IEEE Cooperative Display program, soliciting materials for exhibits, identifying volunteers to staff booth
  7. Maybe asked to manage Section membership database (SAMIeee)
  8. Serves as resource to members seeking information on Senior member elevations
  9. Communicates regularly with Young Professional and Student representatives as well as Chapter Chairs about membership recruitment and development opportunities within those groupings
  10. Identifies opportunities for recruitment and elevation within the Section
  11. Provides regular membership status report with recommendations to Section Executive Committee
  12. Passes on to successor all relevant records of office at the end of term


  • Must be an IEEE member in good standing
  • Must be an IEEE Graduate Student Member, Member, or higher
  • Must reside in the geographic boundaries of the Section
  • Prior volunteer experience
  • Ability to spend sufficient time and energy to recruit new members and to help members in renewal memberships
  • Ability to respond quickly to communications by email