Edit Region: IEEE Region 6 (Western U.S.) History You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in the group: Users. Display name: Region number: 12345678910 Geographic regions: Home page: Free text: == Background == [[Image:R6 Sections-Areas.jpg|thumb|left]] Region 6 (Western United States) was established in 1963 when [[AIEE History 1884-1963|AIEE]] and [[IRE History 1912-1963|IRE]] [[Formation of IEEE by the Merger of AIEE and IRE|merged to form IEEE]]. Predecessor to Region 6 existed in [[AIEE History 1884-1963|AIEE]]; AIEE lists Districts 8, 9 and 15 containing Sections that are currently in Region 6. Like other Regions, an annual expo, called WESCON, was formed and existed over 50 years - from 1951-2005 when it was dissolved. WESON alternated between the Los Angeles area and the Bay area. At its peak in the 1980's it drew approximately 50,000 attendees. == Areas == The Region is divided into five areas: Central (CA), Northeast (NEA), Northwest (NWA), Southern SA), Southwest (SWA).There are two Councils: Los Angeles (LAC) and San Francisco Bay Area (SFBAC).<br> == Sections == There are currently 35 Sections in the Region, listed by date of formation. Area and Council affliliation is listed in (). *19-Jan-1904 [[IEEE Seattle Section History|Seattle]] (NWA) *23-Dec-1904 [[IEEE San Francisco Section History|San Francisco]] (CA, SFBAC) *18-May-1908 Los Angeles (SA; survives as the [http://www.ieee-lac.org/ Los Angeles Council (LAC)]; the Section was split in 1963 into seven Sections) *18-May-1909 [[IEEE Oregon Section History|Oregon]] (NWA; formerly PORTLAND 1909-1991) *14-Feb-1913 [[IEEE Spokane Section History|Spokane]] (NWA) *9-Mar-1917 [[IEEE Utah Section History|Utah]] (NEA) *24-Jun-1931 [[IEEE Central Montana Section History|Central Montana]] (NEA) *18-Jan-1939 [[IEEE San Diego Section History|San Diego]] (SWA) *22-Mar-1941 [[IEEE Phoenix Section History|Phoenix]] (SWA) *7-May-1947 [[IEEE Sacramento Valley Section History|Sacramento Valley]] (CA) *6-Apr-1948 [[IEEE Albuquerque Section History|Albuquerque]] (SWA) *23-Apr-1948 [[IEEE Richland Section History|Richland]] (NWA) *1-Mar-1949 [[IEEE China Lake-Bakersfield Section History|China Lake-Bakersfield]] (SA; LAC) *28-Feb-1950 [[IEEE Hawaii Section History|Hawaii]] (CA) *1-Apr-1956 [[IEEE Tucson Section History|Tucson]] (SWA) *10-May-1956 Alamogordo-Holloman (SWA) *14-Nov-1956 [[IEEE Fort Huachuca Section History|Fort Huachuca]] (SWA) *5-Apr-1957 [[IEEE Eastern Idaho Section History|Eastern Idaho]] (NEA) *10-Sep-1958 [[IEEE Alaska Section History|Alaska]] (NWA) *20-Nov-1987 Fairbanks Subsection of Alaska *21-Apr-1960 [[IEEE Las Vegas Section History|Las Vegas]] (SWA) *1962 [[IEEE Boise Section History|Boise]] (NEA) *1962 Central Washington (NWA; formerly Wenatchee) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE Buenaventura Section History|Buenaventura]] (SA; LAC) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE Central Coast Section History|Central Coast]] (SA; LAC) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE Coastal Los Angeles Section History|Coastal Los Angeles]] (SA) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE Foothill Section History|Foothill]] (SA; LAC) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE Metropolitan Los Angeles Section History|Metropolitan Los Angeles]] (SA; LAC) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE Orange County Section History|Orange County]] (SA) *22-Apr-1963 [[IEEE San Fernando Valley Section History|San Fernando Valley]] (SA; LAC) *25-Nov-1974 Eastern Montana (NEA) *3-Jan-1975 [[IEEE Oakland-East Bay Section History|Oakland-East Bay]] (CA; SFBAC) *3-Jan-1975 [[IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section History|Santa Clara Valley]] (SFBAC) *10-Aug-1984 Monterey Bay Subsection of Santa Clara Valley (CA; SFBAC) *3-Jan-1975 San Francisco Bay Area Council (SFBAC) (CA)<br> *29-May-1975 [[IEEE Los Alamos/Northern New Mexico Section History|Los Alamos/Northern New Mexico]] (SWA) *18-Nov-1983 [[IEEE Northern Nevada Section History|Northern Nevada]] (CA) *21-Jun-1996 [[IEEE Western Montana Section History|Western Montana]] (NEA) *18-Nov-2004 [[IEEE Palouse Section History|Palouse]] (NWA) == Directors == Region directors (serving two-year terms) since 1963: *1963 [[Daniel Noble|Daniel E. Noble]] / 1964 [[Oral-History:Bruce Angwin|Bruce S. Angwin]] *1965 [[Oral-History:Bruce Angwin|Bruce S. Angwin]] *1967 Stanley F. Kaisel *1969 L. C. Hedrick *1971 [[John Guarrera|John J. Guarrera]] *1973 Einar E. Ingebretsen *1975 [[Carleton Bayless|Carleton A. Bayless]] *1977 John W. Thatcher *1979 [[Charles Eldon|Charles A. Eldon]] *1981 Frederick G. Suffield *1983 Ralph A. Lamm *1985 Jane G. Evans *1987 Richard L. Doyle *1989 Allen R. Stubberud *1991 Jerry C. Aukland *1993 Chester C. Taylor *1995 William E. Murray *1997 John B. Damonte *1999 [[W. Cleon Anderson|W. Cleon Anderson]] *2001 Lawrence M. Hamerman *2003 Evelyn H. Hirt *2005 Robert L. Baldwin *2007 Loretta J. Arellano *2009 Leonard J. Bond *2011 Edward G. Perkins *2013 Michael R. Andrews == Further Reading == [http://www.ieee-region6.org/ Link to Region 6 Website] [[Category:IEEE]] [[Category:Geographical_units]] [[Category:IEEE-USA]] [[Category:Regions]] Summary: This is a minor edit Watch this page Cancel Retrieved from "http://ethw.org/IEEE_Region_6_(Western_U.S.)_History"