The IEEE Region 5 awards for 2019 were announced at the April 4, 2020 Annual Meeting by Awards Chairman Diane Collier ( ). The awards were presented as follows:

Outstanding Large Section >500
Outstanding Small Section <500 Galveston Bay Section
Jim Leonard Outstanding Member Ramachandra G. Ramakumar, Oklahoma City Section
Outstanding Educator  Muhammad Safeer Khan, Arkansas River Valley Section
Outstanding Large Student Branch >50  University of North Texas, Fort Worth Section
Outstanding Small Student Branch <50  University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Branch, Galveston Bay Section
Outstanding Student  Muhammad Fiaz Islam Bhuiyan, UTD, Dallas Section
Outstanding Branch Counselor  Colleen Bailey, UNT, Fort Worth Section
Outstanding Large Company >500
Outstanding Small Company <500  Lafayette Utilities System, Lafayette Section
John Meredith Lifetime Achievement  Robert Stratten, Tulsa Section
Outstanding Young Professional 
Outstanding Individual Achievement  (up to 5)
Dr. Jason Rupe, Denver Section
Heena Rathore, Lone Star Section
Dr. Amy Daali, Lone Star Section
Timothy O’Conner, Fort Worth Section
Dr. Ishaq Unwala, Galveston Bay Section
Directors Award 

Congratulations to all these awardees for a job well done!