Dear IEEE ITS Society member,

Under the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Bylaws, 15 members are elected to serve on our Board of Governors to manage the Society’s resources, represent the Society within IEEE and arrange for technical publications, conferences and other benefits to the members. The Governors serve for three years, where five Governor positions are to be elected each year.

To help manage the activities of the Society, ITSS Governors shall actively participate in the Board of Governors (BoG) meetings, which are generally scheduled either as a teleconference or in conjunction with our flagship conferences, the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium and the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference. You can see our current Governors here:


  • Nominations, including self-nominations, shall be submitted online at by August 15.
    • Each nomination must include at least the full name, IEEE Member Number, and the email address of the nominee, as well as an activity plan. Format must be in plain text.
    • Questions can be directed to Wei-Bin Zhang, N&A Chair by email via, subject ‘ITSS BoG Nomination‘.
  • BoG candidates must be members of the IEEE ITS Society.
  • For a nominee who previously served on the Board of Governors, please also describe their past service.
  • As you consider potential nominees, please take into account that ITSS wishes to promote diversity. As such, the ITSS N&A Committee encourages nominations that complete the current composition of BoG with respect to, to name a few, technical, gender, and geographic diversity.
  • A ballot shall be mailed to each Member of the Society on September 28.
  • Only those legally cast ballots received by IEEE on or before November 9 will be counted.
  • IEEE shall transmit the results of the election to the Society President and Secretary as soon as the voting is validated.

In accordance with the Society Bylaws, Article V, sections 9 and 10, for each elective office of the Society, individual voting members eligible to vote in such election may nominate candidates either by a written petition or by majority vote at a nomination meeting of the BoG, provided such nominations are made at least 28 days before the date of election.

Petitions must be submitted no later than August 31 (strict deadline)

The policy and procedure for petition candidates can be found here Please email if you want to start a petition.

Newly elected Governors for this cycle will start their term in January 2023 and will conclude their service on December 2025.

Thank you for your attention to this important matter,

Wei-Bin Zhang
Chair, Nominations and Appointments Committee
Past-President, IEEE ITS Society