INTERNATIONAL REGION ELECTIONS 2014
Middle East & Africa Region
As you know, elections for the positions of Chair and Young Member representative for the Institution’s Middle East and Africa Region are taking place in 2014.
The nomination period has now closed, and voting for the position of Young Member representative for the Middle East and Africa position will take place throughout April and May.
Please take a few moments to examine the election papers below to see details of the candidates for the post of Young Member Representative for the Middle East and Africa Region.
Please note that the position of Regional Chair for the MEA Region will be elected unopposed.
The closing date for voting is the 16 May 2014. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions or would like further information.
Middle East & Africa Region Candidate Information
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has around 100,000 members worldwide and this number is growing all of the time. The Institution has 20,000 members based outside the UK.
Representation for every member
The Institution's world is grouped into Regions. The aim of each Region is to provide local members and those who volunteer with increased regular contact with the Institution and more bespoke ways to engage with the Institution and other members.
Regions are responsible for the whole of the Institution membership and are grouped as follows:
Branches or Groups
Each Region is made up of a number of different volunteer groups operating across the area. The largest of these are Branches or Groups, which support the Institution’s membership in:
Branches and Groups are comprised of committees of dedicated volunteers whose aims are to engage local members and raise the profile of the engineering profession and the Institution locally. This is achieved through the provision of networking, events, news, links with like-minded organisations and opportunities for the local engineering community.
In addition to Branches and Groups, the Institution supports a number of Joint Groups in conjunction with other engineering institutions. The objectives of these Joint Groups are to provide support and opportunities for members of all participating institutions living locally, and to raise the profile of the engineering profession in the area.
Joint Groups are located in:
In areas where members are more sparsely represented, the Institution has Representatives. There are Representatives in approximately 50 countries across the world. Search for your local representative.
To find out more about specific activities in your area, or to see how you can get involved with improving the world through engineering locally, search for representation or contact Member Engagement.