For the offices of President and President-Elect, the candidate must meet the following qualifications.
- A candidate for President or President-Elect shall have previously served as a member of the IEEE-HKN-BOG or the Board of Governors of Eta Kappa Nu Association, and must have agreed in advance to serve if elected.
- A candidate for President or President-Elect shall be a member of IEEE of Senior Member or Fellow grade and, if elected, maintain membership in good standing in IEEE for the entire period he or she serves as Vice President, President, or Past President.
- A candidate for President or President-Elect shall not be simultaneously a candidate for another position on the IEEE-HKN-BOG.
The President and President-Elect term of office lasts from 1 Janurary, 2014 to 31 December, 2014. The President will also serve one year as Past President 1 Janurary, 2015 to 31 December, 2015.