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The IEEE Student Activities Committee (SAC)

SAC is the IEEE committee responsible for student programs and benefits, and making recommendations to the Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board. It is filled with IEEE volunteers, and supported by IEEE staff. These volunteer members provide important viewpoints and information, and represent the voice of the over 100,000 IEEE Student and Graduate Student members worldwide.

Mission: To deliver a common, high quality IEEE Student member experience globally, for lifelong, professional success through IEEE membership.


Leadership

  • Photo of Elisa Barney Past Chair, SAC

    Elisa Barney Past Chair, SAC

  • Photo of Hossam Ali Chair, SAC

    Hossam Ali Chair, SAC

  • Photo of Prasanth Mohan VC, Technical Activities

    Prasanth Mohan VC, Technical Activities

  • Subodha Charles – VC Branch Officer Training

    Subodha Charles VC, Membership


MGA Student Activities Committee Members

Listed below are the members of the MGA Student Activities Committee. For more information on volunteer opportunities within your regional committee or connect with them directly through Contact Us.

  • SAC Chair, Hossam Ali
  • SAC Past Chair, Elisa Barney
  • VC Membership, Subodha Charles
  • VC Technical Activities, Prasanth Mohan

Regional Student Activities Chairs (RSACs)

The Regional Student Activities Chairs (RSACs) represent each of the ten Regions of IEEE. These volunteer members help organize student activities in these areas, including student paper contests, website contests for Student Branches, and other interesting activities so you as IEEE Student members can be more actively involved.

  • Region 1, Soon Wan
  • Region 2, Bharat Rawalkshatriya
  • Region 3, Bailey Heyman
  • Region 4, Benjamin Strandskov
  • Region 5, Amardeep Kuar
  • Region 6, Elizabeth Johnston
  • Region 7, Saida Maaroufi
  • Region 8, Simay Akar
  • Region 9, Cristian Figueroa
  • Region 10, Jennifer Dela Cruz

Other SAC Representatives

Students are important to many components of IEEE. Several other organizational units with IEEE are represented within SAC to help provide information to this committee and to share information about student activities with the rest of IEEE.

  • Rangachar Kasturi, TAB Representative to SAC
  • Michael Benson, HKN Representative to SAC
  • Robert Ramirez, Member

Committee Chairs

Student Activities has several primary initiatives to provide opportunities to our student members. These are the chairs of these initiatives.

  • Professional Activities (SPAx) Chair, Adil Usman
  • Virtual Speakers (VSB) Chair, Augusto Jose Herrera
  • IEEEXtreme Chair, Luis Fernandes
  • Awards and Recognition Chair, Ariana Garcia
  • Student to Young Professionals Transition Chair, Saaveethya Sivakumar
  • IEEE Potentials Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Dario Schor

Regional Student Representatives (RSRs)

The Regional Student representatives (RSRs) represent each of the ten Regions of IEEE. These volunteer members are students. They help organize student activities in these areas, including student paper contests, website contests for Student Branches, and other interesting activities and programs, so you as IEEE Student members get engaged and more actively involved.

  • Region 1, Amelia Kwak
  • Region 2, Catherine Gao
  • Region 3, Jiayi Lin
  • Region 4, Stephen Messing
  • Region 5, Jaiden Strong
  • Region 6, Stephania Rey
  • Region 7, Iryna Luchak
  • Region 8, Theodoros Chatzinikolau
  • Region 9, Catalina Yvonne Pezo Vergara
  • Region 10, Warunika Hippola

Industrial Representatives

Industry is where most students will work when they graduate from college. To get input about what programs and activities are important to industry, the Student Activities Committee includes industrial representatives.

  • Vamsi Krishna J
  • Gitansh Anand
  • Varghese Cherian
  • Ruben Barrera Michel
  • Anand Shah