R4 Graduates of the Last Decade Aisha Yousuf Region 4 GOLD Coordinator Region 4 Meeting Detroit, MI January 22-24, 2010 GOLD Introduction (1) GOLD is defined as Graduates Of the Last Decade GOLD members are IEEE Full Member or GSM (Graduate Student Member) who have graduated with their first professional degree in the past ten years Full Member Member or Senior ... (Young Professional) (Professional) Student Member (Undergraduate School) GSM Full Member Member or Senior ... (Graduate School) (Young Professional) (Professional) Graduated not more than 10 years from first professional degree GOLD Introduction (2) Facilitates the transition from Student members to Higher Grade members Provides Networking, as well as, Professional and Technical development opportunities Benefits of GOLD – More Active Leaders in the section – Retention of Graduating student members – Long term sustainability of the section due to more active members What year was GOLD Formed in? 2010 (1) Support to send representatives to IEEE-USA Annual Meeting in Nashville Host the GOLD Training as well as the first Regional GOLD Humanitarian Workshop Monthly Teleconferences with the section GOLD Chairs – Increase Interaction between the GOLD Groups within the Region 2010 (2) Ensure GOLD Groups are aware of all resources available to them Help section affinity groups meet their member expectations Aim for more GOLD Groups in the Region Stay updated with GOLD activities around the world GOLD Main Programs (Student Transfer and Elevation Partnership) STEP Program Humanitarian Events Webinars – A Survival Guide for Scientific Writing in the Academic and Professional Environments – Two Brains Are Better Than One: Right-Brained Leadership for Projects – Conflict Management How many GOLD Affinity Groups are in Region 4? GOLD Groups Sections With Sections Without 1. Arrowhead 1. Calumet 2. Cedar Rapids 2. Central Illinois 3. Central Indiana 3. Central Iowa 4. Iowa-Illinois 4. Chicago 5. Milwaukee 5. Fort Wayne 6. Missouri Slope 6. Madison 7. Red River Valley 7. Nebraska 8. Rock River Valley 8. Northeast Michigan 9. Siouxland 9. Northeastern Wisconsin 10. Southeastern Michigan 10. Southern Minnesota 11. Twin Cities 11. Toledo 12. West Michigan Forming GOLD Groups Need Six (6) Signatures One (1) needs to step up as the GOLD Chair Number of GOLD Members by Section Sections With Sections Without 1. Arrowhead: 51 1. Calumet: 194 2. Cedar Rapids: 164 2. Central Illinois: 420 3. Central Indiana: 555 3. Central Iowa: 129 4. Iowa-Illinois: 74 4. Chicago: 1,252 5. Milwaukee: 416 5. Fort Wayne: 118 6. Missouri Slope: 31 6. Madison: 190 7. Red River Valley: 94 7. Nebraska: 235 8. Rock River Valley: 78 8. Northeast Michigan: 85 9. Siouxland: 86 9. Northeastern Wisconsin: 10. Southeastern Michigan: 149 976 10. Southern Minnesota: 103 11. Twin Cities: 783 11. Toledo: 87 12. West Michigan: 261 GOLD Section Survey 1. What successful activities has your GOLD group tried in the past year? What did you try that wasn’t successful? 2. What types of activities or goals has your group planned/or would like plan to do over the next six months? 3. Describe some successful ways you have been able to recruit new GOLD members? 4. What has your group been doing to meet with local Student Branches? Have you been able to show them the value of keeping their IEEE memberships and the value of GOLD? 5. How can your section and region help you? (i.e. funding, meeting ideas, places to meet, etc.) Active Sections 1. Arrowhead 7. Red River Valley 2. Cedar Rapids 8. Rock River Valley 3. Central Indiana 9. Siouxland 4. Iowa-Illinois 10. Southeastern 5. Milwaukee Michigan 6. Missouri Slope 11. Twin Cities 12. West Michigan Active Sections 1. Arrowhead 7. Red River Valley 2. Cedar Rapids 8. Rock River Valley 3. Central Indiana 9. Siouxland 4. Iowa-Illinois 10. Southeastern 5. Milwaukee Michigan 6. Missouri Slope 11. Twin Cities 12. West Michigan Active Sections 1. Arrowhead 7. Red River Valley 2. Cedar Rapids 8. Rock River Valley 3. Central Indiana 9. Siouxland 4. Iowa-Illinois 10. Southeastern 5. Milwaukee Michigan 6. Missouri Slope 11. Twin Cities 12. West Michigan GOLD Affinity Group Chairs Section Name First Name Last Name Arrowhead Section William Schwalbe Cedar Rapids Section Shana Fliginger Central Indiana Section Jennifer Morrison Iowa-Illinois Section Kevin Whitty Milwaukee Section Justin Holder Missouri Slope Section Brian Fettig Red River Valley Section Reza Fazel Rezai Rock River Valley Section Terry Johnson Siouxland Section Sara Venhuizen Southeastern Michigan Section Lora Schulwitz Twin Cities Section Gregory Burk West Michigan Section Kristofor Koorndyk Section Chair Action Items Please ensure that your section can fund one member to attend the region 4 GOLD leadership training workshop Make sure you report the GOLD officers to IEEE Please encourage GOLD AG Chairs to stay in touch with the Region – Award Nominations – Activity Ideas/ event announcement/ funding resources – Help with problems Stay in touch with your GOLD groups!! Thank You! Questions?
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