For the safety of our members, the POY 2020 ceremony will be held online this year. More details to follow.
Please see our flyer for opportunities. For any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2020 Professional of the Year (POY) Awards Celebration will be October 1st online.
Please fill out and email the form to be considered by our committee.
Nominations must be sent NLT August 28, 2020!
Susan K. (Kathy) Land is a Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Missile Defense Agency. She has more than 30 years of industry experience in the application of software engineering methodologies, the management of information systems, and leadership of software development teams.
Kathy serves as the 2020-2022 IEEE Entrepreneurship Board of Directors liaison. Kathy served as the 2018 Vice President, IEEE Technical Activities. She also served two additional terms on the IEEE Board of Directors as Division VIII Director/Delegate in 2011 and 2012 and as Division V Director/Delegate in 2014 and 2015. She was President of the IEEE Computer Society in 2009. In 2013 and 2016, Kathy was a member of the IEEE-USA Board of Directors in 2013 and 2006.
Kathy has been an active member of the IEEE Standards Association for more than 20 years and served as the Computer Society Vice President for Standards in 2004. She was the recipient of the 2007 IEEE Standards Medallion.
An IEEE Fellow, Kathy is the author and co-author of a number of texts and publications supporting software engineering principles and the practical application of software process methodologies. She is an IEEE-HKN Member and IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Award recipient