Fred Schindler's IEEE Activities


Board of Directors
VP-elect, Technical Activities, 2023
Division IV, Director, 2021-22
Employee Benefits and Compensation Committee. Member, 2022-2023
Governance Committee. Member, 2022-2023
Strengthening the IEEE Constitution ad hoc. Member, 2021
Election Practices and Oversight ad hoc. Member, 2021

Technical Activites Board (TAB). Vice Chair, 2023. Member, 2003, 2015-2018, 2021-2022
Society and Council ad Hoc. Chair, 2021-2023
TAB FinCom. Member, 2015-2018
Financial Health ad hoc. Member, 2018-2019.
Hall of Honor Committee. Member, 2018-2020.
Sections Congress ad hoc. Chair, 2020. Member, 2017.
Strategic Planning Committee. Member, 2019.
CRFID Advisory Committee. Member, 2019-2022.

IEEE Conferences Committee. Chair, 2015-2018. Vice Chair, 2023. Past Chair, 2019-2022. Member, 2013-2014
Techical Program Integrity Committee (TPIC). Member, 2014-2020
Conference Quality Committee. Chair, 2017. Member 2018-2022
Conference Portfolio Review Committee. Chair, 2017-2020. Member, 2021-2022
Conference Application Review ad hoc. Chair, 2017-2022. Member, 2023
Nomination, Recommendation and Appointments Committee. Chair 2019-2022. Member, 2018, 2023
Conference Governance and Strategy Committee. Member, 2018-2022
Event Innovations Committee. Chair, 2019, 2023. Member, 2017-2019

Publications Services and Products Board (PSPB). Member, 2015-2018.
Strategic Planning Committee. Member, 2020-2022.
Publication Conduct Committee. Member, 2021-2022.
Peer Review ad hoc. Member, 2019-2021.

Products and Services Committee (PSC). Member, 2020-2022.
Confernce Publications Committee. Chair, 2021-2022. Past Chair, 2023

Joint TAB/PSPB Stregic ad hoc. Group co-lead, 2019.

Conference Financial Management Remediation (CFMR) IEEE ad hoc. Member, 2017-2018.

Marketing Automation MGA/TAB ad hoc. Co-Chair, 2015.

Future of Information and Convening BoD ad hoc. Member, 2015.

Conference Financial Management BoD ad hoc. Member, 2017-2019.


President. 2003. Vice President, 2002. Secretary, 1993.

AdCom. Elected Member, 1994-2002. Honorary Life Member, selected 2022.
Electronic Communications ad hoc. Chair, 1994-1995.
Meetings and Smyposia. Chair, 1996-1997.
Electronic Information ad hoc. Chair, 1998.
Marketing and Publicity ad hoc. Chair, 1998-1999.
Electronic Publications ad hoc. Chair, 1999.
Operations. Chair, 1999.
Membership Services. 2000-2001
Budget. Chair, 2002.
Long Range Planning. Chair, 2005.
Past Presidents Council. Chair, 2005.
RWS Executive Committee. Chair, 2005-2007, 2010-2015.
EuMA Liaison. 2007-2008 Exhibition Management ad hoc. Chair, 2007.
Local Arrangement Contractor ad hoc. Chair, 2010.
MTT-19 (Business Issues). Chair, 2010-2015.
IMS Executive Committee. Chair, 2011, 2014-2015.
IMS organization Model task force. Chair, 2021-2023.


International Microwave Symposium (IMS)
General Chair, 2009.
Technical Program Co-Chair, 2000. Member, 2020.
Protocol Chair, 2012.
Advisor, 2012-2016, 2019.
TPRC Member, 1995-2003, 2012-15, 2017-20, 2022.

Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWW)/Radio and Wireless Week
Founding Chair. 2006
PAWR Technical Program Co-Chair. 2014-2016.

GaAs IC Symposium (now CSICS) - TPC Member, 1989-1992.


IEEE Microwave Magazine MicroBusiness columnist, 2010-present (Apex Award of Excellence).

Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT). Editorial Board, 1996-2006.
Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL). Reviewer, 2000-2016
International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies (non-IEEE). Associate Editor, 2010-present.