First Virtual Branch Chair Meeting
Moiz Ahmad, Section Student Representative for IEEE Islamabad Section
The first branch chair meeting was successfully organized in order to make the newly appointed Student Branch Chairs familiar with the day-to-day activities of IEEE. The first branch chair meeting was organized virtually due to Covid-19 on Thursday, 20th May 2021 at 5:30 pm (GMT+5). The event started with the welcome note and a brief introduction about the activities conducted in the past year by the SSR. After that, a detailed introduction about the Student Activities Committee was given in order for the attendees to get familiarize with the SAC Team. Since it was a virtual meetup, the Student Branch Chairs along with their Affinity Group Chairs, Student Branch Chapter Chairs as well as their executive body were invited to the meeting. Next, the Membership Development Coordinators of the SAC Team proposed their plan on how they are looking forward to increasing the IEEE membership followed by the revamping of the dormant Student Branches. Afterward, Mr. Usman, ASSR of IEEE Islamabad Section gave a short overview of the Peshawar Subsection, followed by a Question and Answer session. After that Student Activities Committee Chair, Mr. Muzamil Mahmod presided over the meeting. He gave an overview on how it is important to report the officers of the Student Branches on vTools followed by the procedure to report the officers on vTools. Also, Mr. Muzamil gave a detailed introduction about event reporting and the steps to report the event on vTools. Finally, a detailed Question and Answer session was held in which all the queries of the Chairs were entertained. The meeting ended with the ending note of the SAC Chair and the SSR followed by a virtual group photo in the end. Almost 45 participants of different Student Branches attended the meeting.