Approved Candidate Slate

Every year, the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors approves the candidate slate for the annual election.
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At their 2 June meeting, the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors approved the candidate slate for the 2023 election. 
(Candidates are listed in alphabetical order) 

2024 President-Elect (2025 President)

  • Mike Hinchey, Lero, University of Limerick
  • Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University

2024 First Vice President

  • Grace A. Lewis, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute

Another First Vice President candidate was approved by the Board of Governors but subsequently withdrew from the slate for reasons beyond their control. Following IEEE election policy, the IEEE Computer Society’s request to run a single candidate slate was approved by the IEEE Vice President for Technical Activities.

2024 Second Vice President

  • Nils Aschenbruck, Osnabrueck University
  • Shashikant Patil, ATLAS SkillTech University

2024-2026 Terms on the Board of Governors
(Members may vote for up to six Board of Governors candidates)

  • Megha Ben – Siemens
  • Terry Benzel – University of Southern California – Information Sciences Institute
  • Maiga Chang – Athabasca University, Canada
  • Mrinal Karvir – Intel Corporation
  • Ramalatha Marimuthu – iExplore Foundation for Sustainable Development
  • Irene Pazos Viana – Uruguay Section
  • George J. Proeller – Independent Security Consultant
  • Andreas Reinhardt – Technical University of Clausthal, Germany
  • Riri Fitri Sari – Universitas Indonesia
  • Andrew Seely – University of Maryland Global Campus
  • Celia Shahnaz – Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • Deborah Silver – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Fei Su – Intel Corporation
  • Anthony I. (Tony) Wasserman – Software Methods and Tools – “Dr. Wasserman’s affiliation is “Software Methods and Tools”, which has been updated from the erroneous affiliation (University of California Berkeley) published on June 6, 2023.”
  • Yoshiko Yasuda – Hitachi Ltd.

For each elective office of the Computer Society, individual voting members eligible to vote in the election may nominate candidates by written petition provided such nominations are made at least 28 days before the first published day of the 2023 election.   The number of signatures required on a member petition is determined in accordance with IEEE Bylaws.  Any member who wishes to seek elected office via member petition should contact for more information.

All professional and graduate student IEEE CS members on record as of 1 June 2023 are eligible to vote in this year’s IEEE CS election. (Undergraduate student members do not hold voting rights.)

The 2023 Computer Society election will begin on Monday, 7 August, and end on Monday, 11 September at 12:00 PM EDT USA/16:00 UTC.  Results will be announced in Computer’s December issue and online.