New Beginnings: PES on Solid Ground [Leader's Corner]
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The elections of 2011 are over, and the new IEEE Power & Energy (PES) leadership is in place. At the beginning of each new two-year cycle, it is time to reflect on accomplishments, things that have been done right (or wrong), and goals for the times ahead. At the beginning of this new term for PES leadership, our membership is growing, our finances are solid, and our plans are ambitious. At the same time, the economic situation in the world is offering more uncertainty than at any point in the recent past (except for 2008). It is suggested that to protect, preserve, and grow the momentum of our development and quality of our benefits and services, we will need to continue to rely on a well-trained professional PES staff that has been instrumental in introducing and maintaining the ongoing programs, forward-looking volunteer leadership to formulate and inaugurate many new activities, and a widely disseminated network of enthusiastic volunteers worldwide to spread the benefits and services of PES across the globe.