The mission of IEEE Denmark is to organize technical meetings of high quality and relevance, and facilitate professional networks among its members.
THE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC.
IEEE DENMARK SECTION
In all instances, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Bylaws, Constitution, RAB Operations
Manual and IEEE Policy and Procedures will prevail when there is a conflict between these documents and Section
ARTICLE I – Name and Territory
This organization shall be known as the Denmark Section of the IEEE (or the IEEE Denmark Section).
The territory of the Denmark Section, as approved by RAB, is the country of Denmark, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands.
ARTICLE II – Officers
The elected officers of the Denmark Section shall be
- Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
The terms of office of the elected officers shall be for 2 years in the same office.
After having served one term the elected officers shall be eligible to be re-elected for one additional term.
Terms of office will begin on 1 January. Outgoing officers will continue until their successors are duly elected and take
Any vacancy occurring during the year shall be filled by a majority vote of the Section Executive Committee.
The duties of the elected officers will be available from Regional Activities Department (RAD) in the RAB Operations
Manual and IEEE Bylaws.
ARTICLE III – Standing Committees
The Standing Committees of the Denmark Section will be as follows:
Student Activities Membership Development
Awards and Recognitions GOLD
The Chair of the Standing Committees will be appointed by the Section Chair with the approval of the Section
Executive Committee, and their terms will expire each year on 31 December.
Each Committee Chair will appoint his/her Committee members, with the approval of the Section Executive
Committee, and their terms will expire each year on 31 December.
(The duties of the Standing Committees will be available from RAD in the RAB Operations Manual, and IEEE
ARTICLE IV – Management
The management of the Section shall be by the Section Executive Committee which shall consist of the elected
officers, the Past Section Chair and the Chapter Chairs.
A majority of the Section Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum. The Standing Committee Chairs and other
appointed delegates to the Executive Committee are not Voting Members of the Executive Committee.
A majority of the Section Executive Committee present shall be necessary in the conduct of its business.
Meetings of the Section Executive Committee at least four times a year and will be called by the Section Chair or by a
request of any three members of the Section Executive Committee.
The fiscal year of the Section shall be 1 January – 31 December
ARTICLE V – Nomination and Election of Officers
A Nominating Committee consisting of 3 members, not then officers of the Section, shall be appointed by the Section
Chair with the approval of the Section Executive Committee.
The nominations of the Nominating Committee will be announced to the Section membership and, following this, a
minimum of 28 days allowed for additional nominations by petition. To be valid, the petition must be signed by 10 or
more voting members or 2% of the Section membership, whichever is fewer.
If only one nomination is made for each office, the election will be made at the Annual Meeting. If additional
nominations are made, election will be by ballot, mailed to the membership with the vote counted by a Tellers
Committee appointed by the Section Chair.
The timetable for this procedure is in each even year as follows:
Appointment of Nominating Committee: 10 May
Announcement of Nominations: 10 September
Close nominations by petition: 15 October
Hold election: November/December
If required, a ballot shall be mailed prior to: 1 November
A plurality of the votes cast shall be necessary for election.
ARTICLE VI – Business Meeting
In order to transact business at a Section meeting, at least 5% of the voting members must be present to constitute a
ARTICLE VII – Finances
(See financial procedures in RAB Operations Manual.-Section 9.4.J.)
All expenditures of Section funds must be approved by Section Chair
Without prior authorization of the IEEE Executive Committee, Section funds can be used only for normal operations of
the Section. (See IEEE Policy & Procedure 11.4)
The Section Treasurer – or the Assistant Treasurer – and the Membership Development Officer shall be authorized to
draw funds as approved by the Section Executive Committee.
ARTICLE VIII – Amendments
Proposals for amendments to these Bylaws may originate in the Section Executive Committee or by a
petition signed by 2% or more voting members.
Amendments to or revocation of these Bylaws shall be in accordance with the IEEE Bylaws, RAB Bylaws and RAB
Section Executive Committee Approval Signatures:
Søren Holdt Jensen Henrik Miller
Section Chair Section Vicechair
Jens Kolind Christian Kloch
Section Secretary/Treasurer Section Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Søren Holdt Jensen Niels Kjølstad Poulsen
Chapter Chair Signal Processing Chapter Chair Control, Robotics & Aut.
Jens Damgaard Sørensen May 2000
Chapter Chair Computers Date
Rolf Remshardt June 2000
Region Director Signature Date
Approved by IEEE Regional Activities Board (RAB) on June 22, 2001.
Section informed by letter of June 27, 2001 signed by Lauren Leaston, IEEE Regional Activities