TA Answer Central - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In an effort to better serve our volunteer community, IEEE Technical Activities Volunteer Engagement Team launched a streamlined process for volunteers to submit inquiries. 

This page highlights some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) submitted through the TA Answer Central web form.

Note: If you have issues or concerns including complaints and disputes related to IEEE Technical Activities programs, projects, or activities, that have not been resolved through established procedures, these should be submitted through the TAB Ombudsperson.



Q: Where can I find membership statistics for my Society?

A: You can find membership statistics on the Society Membership Statistics and Non-Member Subscription Statistics web page on the TA Ops website.

Monthly Membership Development (MD) reports are also posted in the Membership Development Volunteers Community in IEEE Collabratec(tm). The Community is also a place where you can post your questions, start discussions about MD efforts, and share best practices. The MD Monthly reports are also available on the MD portal (sign in with your IEEE Account to access).

Q: When will my Life member status be active?

A: The designation Life Member is applicable to a member who has reached the age of 65 years and who has been a member of IEEE (or one of its predecessor societies) for such a period that the sum of his/her age and his/her years of membership equals or exceeds 100 years. Members who qualify each year will be notified by mail in the fourth quarter of the qualifying year. "Life" status will be effective on 1 January of the following year. Email the Life Members team with questions.

Q: Where can I find copies of old American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) papers?

A: All the AIEE Transactions are digitized and posted in IEEE Xplore going back to 1884. You can browse the issues by year.

Q: How do I submit the meeting reports for our Society/Council Chapter?

A: Learn more about Meeting Reporting. First, be sure you are designated as a Chapter Officer able to submit the reports. Learn more about Officer Reporting.

Q: Is proxy voting allowed for the election of IEEE Society or Council officers?

A: Proxy voting is specifically forbidden by IEEE policy. It is not allowed in any situation.