At the December 16, 2013 Board meeting, the Board approved the following recommendations of the Grants Committee:
2 IEEE McNaughton Learning Resource Centre grants to establish new centres at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and L'École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS).
5 IEEE McNaughton Learning Resource Centre upgrade grants to Student Branches at Concordia University, Algonquin College, University of Ottawa, University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus, Carleton University.
6 ICF Special Grants to students for Baja SAE Université Laval, Longfields Secondary School robotics project (Ottawa), University of British Columbia field trip, Queens Communication Symposium for student paper travel support, and the UOIT Maker Faire.
The ICF Board held a 2-hour teleconference on September 11 to focus on the year ahead. No Grant applications were received for consideration at this meeting.
The Board also received the Treasurer's reports and discussed planning reports submitted by all directors.
Bob Alden steps down as President after many years of distinguished service to the ICF. Consistent with the established transition plan, David Whyte previously First VP and VP Grants is appointed as President. Dave Kemp becomes First VP and VP Grants. Bob Alden will continue to support the ICF as a Director.
The Annual Membership meeting is held on April 10 and;
ICF AGM attendance: 6 in person + 14 by teleconference + 12 by Proxy
receives the President's annual report
re-elects directors for 3 years term
elects directors for 3 years term:
receives the report of the Grants committee summarizing that in 2012, the IEEE Canadian Foundation awarded Scholarships, Learning Centre Upgrade Grants, Special Grants, Women in Engineering Prize, Vehicular Technology Travel Grant, Power Quality Scholarship, IEEE Canadian Foundation Québec Science Fair Prizes and funded IEEE Canada medals - totaling $62,350.
receives the audited financial statement and investment report for 2012
approves the 2013 operating budget and appoints the auditors for 2013
The Board of Directors meeting is held on April 10, after the Annual Membership meeting and;
re-elects members for 5 years term:
expresses appreciation to members who are leaving the foundation:
elects emeritus director:
elects members to the operating committees
receives the treasurer 2013 preliminary budget
awards four IEEE Canadian Foundation Scholarships at $5,000 each;
Amir Rahemtulla, University of Alberta
Callahan Collier, University of Saskatchewan
Mohamed Abdelazez, Carleton University
Adrian Wong, University of British Columbia
awards seven IEEE Canadian Foundation Special Grants;
Carlton 2013 SPAC
DIY Maker Lab for Girls
McGill & ETS USA Trip
First Robotics Kings Christian Collegiate Oakville
At the January23, 2013 Board meeting, the Board ratified the previous email voting to appoint bilingual Elmer Bourque of the New Brunswick Section as Webmaster and Scott Lowell of the Hamilton Section as Secretary. The Board approved the following recommendations of the Grants Committee:
6 IEEE McNaughton Learning Resource Centre upgrade grants to Student Branches at McGill University, Dalhousie University, Carleton University, University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus, Queen's University, and the University of Regina.
6 ICF Special Grants to students at the University of Calgary for a lab project, Concordia University for a field trip, University of British Columbia for a robotics project, University of Waterloo for a nano-robotics project, University of Calgary for a course scheduling tool project, and McGill University for a Women In Engineering science workshop.