Chapter Leader News
February 2012                                         

2011  Professional Chapter Newsletter Awards

 

The chapter newsletter, print or electronic, is the cornerstone of chapter communications with members. A good newsletter is both informative and engaging. Graphics add interest; information should always be up-to-date; member input is essential in gathering content.

 

IIE is proud to applaud the efforts of the following Professional

chapters in producing a quality newsletter:

 

  

Chapter
Editor
Award
Pittsburgh
Ron Coperich
GOLD
National Capital
Martin Franklin
PLATINUM
Twin Cities
Jenna Weiland
PLATINUM
Greater Detroit
Alex Bohn
GOLD
Central Connecticut
Jonna Gerken
SILVER
Long Island
Tom Fiorella
GOLD
Greater Kansas City
Rachel Olson
PLATINUM
S. Jersey Delaware Valley
Thomas Fung
PLATINUM

Professional Chapters:  CAR due on Feb. 28   


Professional chapters are required to submit the 2011 CAR to Headquarters and RVP by Feb. 28. Only long form CAR accepted.
Competition deadlines extended

Construction Division Student Paper Competition  
Deadline extended to Friday, March 9

Lean Best Practice Award  
Deadline extended to Monday, March 26

Lean and Supply Chain Teaching Competition
Deadline extended to Friday, March 9
Jorge Gálvez, assistant regional vice president of Mexico Region, presents IIE charter to Universidad Politecnica de Altamira

 

On Jan. 26, 2012 the Universidad Politecnica de Altamira received their official IIE Charter from Jorge Gálvez, Assistant Regional Vice President of IIE's Mexico Region.

UPALT Charter Ceremony

At the end of the ceremony, Jorge Gálvez (pictured 6th from left) gave a lecture titled "IIE ... An Open Door to Your Future" in which he motivated all the students at UPALT to join IIE.

Student volunteers needed for conferences

 

If you are a full-time student and you have a passion for volunteering, make plans to volunteer at the Applied Ergonomics or IIE Annual Conference. Reduced registration rates are available. Contact Bill Gibbs at bgibbs@iienet.org or (770) 349-1126 for details.

Chapters chartered and reactivated

 

Chartered!

Mexico Region 

Universidad Politécnica del Valle de México 

Instituto Tecnologico Superior de San Luis Potosí 

Instituto Tecnologico de Toluca 

Capitulo Industrial UPALT

 

Reactivated!

Southwest Asia Region 

Bilkent University - Turkey 

Mexico Region 

Instituto Teconologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM)
InstitutoTecnologico de la Laguna
Webinar: Coaching/Advising the Next Generation of IEs

Friday, March 16, 2 p.m. Eastern time


Two senior IIE, Industry speakers (Roman Hlutkowsky & Doug Rabeneck) will talk briefly about their experiences Coaching and Advising Young Professional IEs - through outside company organizations (like IIE or University IE Departments). They will also take questions from call-ins during the Webinar and from any questions sent in ahead of time to IIE Headquarters by email to Donna Calvert - dcalvert@iienet.org. The theme of the presentation is for working, young professionals to hear some career advice and be able to ask some career-focused questions; it is not intended to answer job search questions. More information and registration

 

Webinars are a great way to learn. List of upcoming webinars
Provide members with training on your campus at special reduced registration rates!
 
IIE Training Center LogoIIE Continuing Education can bring IIE seminars to YOUR Campus!

 

Contact Larry Aft at IIE to discuss courses and to reserve your dates.

 

Phone: (770) 349-1130
Ad for 2012 Annual 

Spotlight on Chapter Website

 

IIE is proud to recognize outstanding chapter websites that provide members with up-to-date information while offering an interesting visual experience.

 

This issue of Chapter Leader News spotlights 


Chapter No.888
Ryerson University


as the outstanding website!

Key Region
 Contacts


Northeast
Kevin Drevik
 
Mid-Atlantic
 
Joyce Hadley

Southeast 

South Central
 
Jay Christensen


North Central
 
Randy Wahlstrom

Western 
Michael Hogan