Chapter Leader News

April 2012                                         

New members elected to Regional Operations Board


                                       Michael Foss

                                  Senior Vice President

               Revised Kyle Grabill                   DanThury
                Kyle Grabill                       Dan Thury
         Region Vice President        Region Vice President         

          South Central Region         North Central Region

New Tax Filing requirements for 2011-2012 


Don't forget!  This year, you'll need to electronically submit Form 990-N e-Postcard with the IRS and submit the Chapter Financial Report to


Forms and detailed instructions can be found online.

2011 Professional Chapter GOLD Award Winners! 


The IIE Chapter Recognition Program recognizes and rewards chapters' accomplishments. Chapter excellence is reflected in a chapter's quality of programs, membership growth and retention, participation in volunteer leadership development, student chapter support, and strategic planning.


Congratulations to the following professional chapters who earned

a 2011 GOLD Award:

Dallas- Fort Worth
Detroit (MI)

Greater Kansas City
IIE Costa Rica
IIE South Jersey Delaware Valley
National Capital (DC)
Pittsburgh (PA)
Twin Cities (MN)
Silver and Bronze winners will be announced in the next issue of Chapter Leader News
Student Track at IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2012
The Student Track at this year's annual conference in Orlando, Florida is hosted by the University of Central Florida and promises to be exciting, informative and fun!  Click here to view student activities and a tentative list of timely and applicable track topics. Be sure to attend Best Practices presentations by the following Universities: 


University of Arkansas

University of Florida

Kansas State University

North Carolina State University

Ohio State University

Rutgers University


IIE cares about student members! Join us in Orlando. Click here to register for the conference.

2011 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Recognition Award 
Regional Winners
Anita Vila-Parrish - Mid Atlantic Region
Dr. James Barany - Great Lakes Region (awarded posthumously)
Elodie Goodman - North Central Region
José Antonio Vázques Ibarra - Mexico Region
Saeed Zolfaghari - Canada Region
Gonzalo Mejía - Central and South America Region

Global Winner
Saeed Zolfaghari - Canada Region

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 or (770) 349-1126 for details.

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
Key Region

Kevin Drevik
Joyce Hadley


South Central
Kyle Grabill

North Central
Daniel Thury

Michael Hogan

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.881


Virginia Tech

as the outstanding website!