Robert’s Rules

IEEE utlilzes Robert’s Rules of Order to govern meetings.

At meetings of the Board of Directors, and all Committees of IEEE as defined in the IEEE Bylaws, unless specified otherwise by the Constitution, Bylaws or Policies, or unless otherwise agreed upon by the respective members thereof, the rules of procedure shall be Robert’s Rules of Order (latest revision).

Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised, commonly referred to as Robert’s Rules of Order, RONR, or simply Robert’s Rules, is the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure in the United States.[1] It governs the meetings of a diverse range of organizations—including church groups, county commissions, homeowners associations, nonprofit associations, professional societies, school boards, and trade unions—that have adopted it as their parliamentary authority.[2]

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