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IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society Outstanding Chapter Award

$1,000 USD and a certificate. Single Annual Award - Only One Allowable Recipient Selected Annually. Recipient receives full prize including honoraria, and, if applicable, plaque and/or certificate.
This award will be funded by the Instrumentation & Measurement Society.
Nomination Deadline: 
August 1, 2020
The Best Chapter will be recognized annually at the IEEE I2MTC.
All Chapters of the Instrumentation and Measurement Society are eligible; Starting 2016 only Chapters that submitted regularly the annual activity report to the society are eligible; Chapters not selected for this award may apply each year; chapters selected for this award must wait two years after receiving the award to reapply.
Basis for Judgment: 
Pre-requisite: a minimum of two L31 forms have to be submitted to IEEE database for the application year and the previous one. Composition and structure (10%)- Adequate number of members with a balanced grade distribution (Regular, Senior, Fellow, Life), At least three officers (i.e.: Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary) with specified terms and succession plans.Membership Increase (20%)- Identify total number and numbers in each category of members (Regular, Senior, Fellow, Life) in previous two years and current year. Membership Advancement/ Senior Member Increase (30%)- Significant Achievements and Awards received by Chapter Members should be included here. Activities – Technical, Societal/Social, or Student/Industry (40%)- Information can be provided on Technical Activities/Meetings, Societal/Social Activities involving the local community or that work towards membership development, and activities that include interfacing with local student branches or with local industries.

This award is managed by the Membership Development Committee and applications should be sent to the Chapter Chair Liaison. The award will be given to the best chapter in a given calendar year based on activity. Deadline for Nominations is September 30, and Selection will be made in October. Checks will be mailed in the same calendar year, with the award being recognized at the following IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Conference (I2MTC).