Presidency of IEEE
In November 2005 Jamieson was elected 2006 President-elect by members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE the world's largest technical professional society, focused on electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science and the related arts and sciences. The other candidates in the 2005 elections were Gerald Peterson and James M. Tien.
Jamieson served as President and CEO of IEEE in 2007. Her presidency was characterized by a strong effort to redefine and expand the strategic planning process within IEEE, and to start an IEEE public visibility program. Other notable developments during her presidency included expansion of IEEE’s pre-university engineering education programs and reorganization of the IEEE Regional Activities Board (renamed Member and Geographical Activities Board). .
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