IEEE TAB Electronics & the Environment Committee
The TAB Electronics & the Environment Committee reports to, and is a Standing
Committee of, the Technical Activities Board.
The TAB Electronics & the Environment Committee shall work to ensure that the
environmental, health and safety considerations are integrated and embedded into
electronics products and processes from design and manufacturing to end of life.
The Committee shall focus on aspects of environmental health and safety subjects,
including sustainable development, to facilitate the integration of sound pertinent
principles into electrical and electronics engineering activities.
The Committee will also propose, in consultation with other IEEE entities where
appropriate, and update an environmental policy for IEEE activities and operations to
promote the IEEE as a good environmental citizen.
The TAB Electronics & the Environment Committee shall:
- Use various media to disseminate pertinent information to its members, IEEE and other
interested parties worldwide through conferences, conference proceedings,
videoconferences, publications, presentations and information exchanges/forums.
- Provide technical guidance for appropriate position papers, entity position statements
and expert testimony on IEEE's behalf worldwide. The Committee will also interact with
appropriate legislative, regulatory and executive staffs in developing reports and
- Supply espertise to support the development and revision of pertinent IEEE standards as
well as standards related activities worldwide.
- Promote education to support its mission utilizing various vehicles.
- Have knowledge of related researchin progress worldwide and will make strategic
recommendations in accordance with its mission.
- Provide liaisons on behalf of IEEE with other organizations which have a common interest
The TAB Electronics & the Environment Committee shall consist up to 16 voting
members and non-voting members as follows:
- Committee Chair, as appointed by the TAB Chair with the advice of TAB.
- Seven Vice Chairs, as appointed by the Committee Chair.
- Up to seven representatives of interested Societies with demonstrated expertise in
environment, health and safety issues. If more than seven wish to participate, the TAB
Chair will annually select those Socieites to be represented with vote on the Committee.
- Treasurer, as appointed by the Committee Chair.
- Liasons on behalf of IEEE with other organizations, as appointed by the Committee Chair.
- The Secretary, who will be a member of the IEEE Technical Activities Department Staff.
- Members at large, appointed by the Committee Chair.
- All other members of the Committee.
Corresponding members receive all announcements and other documentation that are
distributed to other Committee members, but do not attend regular Committee meetings.
- IEEE Society/Council (S/C) Presidents without voting representation may appoint a
5. MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
All voting members of the Committee must be members of the IEEE in any grade.
6. TERMS OF OFFICE
All voting members shall serve a one-year term, with reappointment possible for a
maximum tenure of three years.
7. COMMITTEES REPORTING TO THE TAB ELECTRONICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
Reporting to the Committee shall be the following Committees:
8. FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRAITVE SUPPORT
- Travel reimbursement is available for members of the TAB Electronics & the
Environment Committee on an "as required" basis, at the discretion of the Chair.
- Administrative support for the Committee will be provided by the Technical Activities
9. CHANGES TO CHARTER
Changes to this Charter must conform to IEEE Bylaws and be approved by TAB
As Approved by TAB June 1994
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