Deadline: 3rd September 2023

In accordance with the Bylaws, IEEE Biometrics Council Past President Ajay Kumar, in his capacity as Chair of the Councils’ Nominations Committee, invites nominations for the IEEE Biometrics Council Officer position of Vice President-Finance for the term 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2025.

Position Description

The Vice President (Finance) is an Executive Committee (ExCom) member of the IEEE Biometrics Council. He/she chairs the Finance Committee. The Vice President (Finance) is responsible for overseeing all financial matters for the council and including drafting strategic and long-term plans for the council’s finances and budget for new initiatives; oversight of financial matters pertaining to various council activities; responsible for the creation of the council’s five-year financial review document; and represent the council at IEEE meetings or as requested by the Councils President.

In summary, the Vice President (Finance) has the direct overall responsibilities for the development, operation, and enhancement of the council’s finances and reports to the President. The operations manual available at also outlines these responsibilities.

Position Criteria

The Vice President (Finance) should have actively participated in the organization of conference finances or an equivalent management capacity for the organization of international meetings. Candidates must possess a record of technical achievement and should hold the IEEE grade of Member or higher. They must be, at the time of nomination, and must remain throughout the term of service, members in good standing of IEEE and of the IEEE Biometrics Council.


The term for Vice President (Finance) is two years.

Time Commitment

VP (Finance) regularly attends monthly online ExCom meetings, which generally lasts for one hour. He/She also travels to participate in the annual Advisory Committee meeting, which is generally held in conjunction with the BTAS or IJCB. To summarize, the time required for the position of Vice President (Finance) is roughly 1-2 hours per week.

Election Process

The IEEE Biometrics Council Advisory Committee (AdCom) members vote and elect Vice President (Finance).

Nomination Process

Interested candidates should send their nominations through a nominator who is a member of one of the member societies of the IEEE Biometrics Council. Nominations can also be submitted by any AdCom member, or the nominations committee member of the biometrics council. The nominator should send the nomination to Ajay Kumar ( by 3rd September 2023.