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Region 6 (Western United States) was established in 1963 when AIEE and IRE merged to form IEEE.<br>  
 
Region 6 (Western United States) was established in 1963 when AIEE and IRE merged to form IEEE.<br>  
  
Predecessor to Region 6 existed in AIEE; in 1930 AIEE lists Districts 8, 9 and 15 containing Sections that are currently in Region 6.<br>  
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Predecessor to Region 6 existed in AIEE; AIEE lists Districts 8, 9 and 15 containing Sections that are currently in Region 6.<br>  
  
 
Like other Regions, an annual expo, called WESCON, was formed and existed from 195x-2005 when it was dissolved. WESON alternated between the Los Angeles area and the Bay area. At its peak in the 1980's approximately 50,000 attendees.<br>  
 
Like other Regions, an annual expo, called WESCON, was formed and existed from 195x-2005 when it was dissolved. WESON alternated between the Los Angeles area and the Bay area. At its peak in the 1980's approximately 50,000 attendees.<br>  
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Region directors (serving two-year terms) since 1963:<br>  
 
Region directors (serving two-year terms) since 1963:<br>  
  
1963 Daniel E. Noble <br>1964 Bruce S. Angwin <br>1965 Bruce S. Angwin <br>1967 Stanley F. Kaisel <br>1969 L. C. Hedrick <br>1971 John J. Guarrera <br>1973 Einar E. Ingebretsen <br>1975 Carleton A. Bayless <br>1977 John W. Thatcher <br>1979 Charles A. Eldon <br>1981 Frederick G. Suffield <br>1983 Ralph A. Lamm <br>1985 Jane G. Evans <br>1987 Richard L. Doyle <br>1989 Allen R. Stubberud <br>1991 Jerry C. Aukland <br>1993 Chester C. Taylor <br>1995 William E. Murray <br>1997 John B. Damonte <br>1999 W. Cleon Anderson <br>2001 Lawrence M. Hamerman <br>2003 Evelyn H. Hirt <br>2005 Robert L. Baldwin <br>2007 Loretta J. Arellano <br>2009 Leonard J. Bond <br>  
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1963 Daniel E. Noble / 1964 Bruce S. Angwin <br>1965 Bruce S. Angwin <br>1967 Stanley F. Kaisel <br>1969 L. C. Hedrick <br>1971 John J. Guarrera <br>1973 Einar E. Ingebretsen <br>1975 Carleton A. Bayless <br>1977 John W. Thatcher <br>1979 Charles A. Eldon <br>1981 Frederick G. Suffield <br>1983 Ralph A. Lamm <br>1985 Jane G. Evans <br>1987 Richard L. Doyle <br>1989 Allen R. Stubberud <br>1991 Jerry C. Aukland <br>1993 Chester C. Taylor <br>1995 William E. Murray <br>1997 John B. Damonte <br>1999 W. Cleon Anderson <br>2001 Lawrence M. Hamerman <br>2003 Evelyn H. Hirt <br>2005 Robert L. Baldwin <br>2007 Loretta J. Arellano <br>2009 Leonard J. Bond <br>  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:48, 7 September 2009

Region 6 (Western United States) was established in 1963 when AIEE and IRE merged to form IEEE.

Predecessor to Region 6 existed in AIEE; AIEE lists Districts 8, 9 and 15 containing Sections that are currently in Region 6.

Like other Regions, an annual expo, called WESCON, was formed and existed from 195x-2005 when it was dissolved. WESON alternated between the Los Angeles area and the Bay area. At its peak in the 1980's approximately 50,000 attendees.

The Region is divied into five areas: Central, Northeast, Northwest, Southern, Southwest.

Sections

There are currently 35 Sections in the Region, listed by date of formation:

19-Jan-1904 SEATTLE
23-Dec-1904 SAN FRANCISCO (SFBAC)
18-May-1908 LOS ANGELES**
18-May-1909 OREGON (formerly PORTLAND 1909-1991)
14-Feb-1913 SPOKANE
9-Mar-1917 UTAH
24-Jun-1931 MONTANA
18-Jan-1939 SAN DIEGO
22-Mar-1941 PHOENIX
7-May-1947 SACRAMENTO VALLEY
6-Apr-1948 ALBUQUERQUE
23-Apr-1948 RICHLAND
1-Mar-1949 CHINA LAKE
28-Feb-1950 HAWAII
1-Apr-1956 TUCSON
10-May-1956 ALAMOGORDO-HOLLOMAN
14-Nov-1956 FORT HUACHUCA
5-Apr-1957 EASTERN IDAHO
10-Sep-1958 ALASKA
20-Nov-1987 FAIRBANKS Subsection of ALASKA
21-Apr-1960 LAS VEGAS
1962 BOISE
1962 CENTRAL WASHINGTON (formerly WENATCHEE)
22-Apr-1963 BUENAVENTURA
22-Apr-1963 CENTRAL COAST
22-Apr-1963 COASTAL LOS ANGELES
22-Apr-1963 FOOTHILL (LAC)
22-Apr-1963 METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELES (LAC)
22-Apr-1963 ORANGE COUNTY
22-Apr-1963 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY (LAC)
25-Nov-1974 EASTERN MONTANA
3-Jan-1975 OAKLAND-EAST BAY (SFBAC)
3-Jan-1975 SANTA CLARA VALLEY (SFBAC)
10-Aug-1984 MONTEREY BAY Subsection of SANTA CLARA VALLEY (SFBAC)
3-Jan-1975 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA COUNCIL (SFBAC)
29-May-1975 LOS ALAMOS/NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
18-Nov-1983 NORTHERN NEVADA
21-Jun-1996 WESTERN MONTANA
18-Nov-2004 PALOUSE
** LOS ANGELES survives as the Los Angeles Council (LAC); the Section was split in 1963 into seven Sections.

Directors

Region directors (serving two-year terms) since 1963:

1963 Daniel E. Noble / 1964 Bruce S. Angwin
1965 Bruce S. Angwin
1967 Stanley F. Kaisel
1969 L. C. Hedrick
1971 John J. Guarrera
1973 Einar E. Ingebretsen
1975 Carleton A. Bayless
1977 John W. Thatcher
1979 Charles A. Eldon
1981 Frederick G. Suffield
1983 Ralph A. Lamm
1985 Jane G. Evans
1987 Richard L. Doyle
1989 Allen R. Stubberud
1991 Jerry C. Aukland
1993 Chester C. Taylor
1995 William E. Murray
1997 John B. Damonte
1999 W. Cleon Anderson
2001 Lawrence M. Hamerman
2003 Evelyn H. Hirt
2005 Robert L. Baldwin
2007 Loretta J. Arellano
2009 Leonard J. Bond


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