We are happy to announce that Prof. Vincent Wong is our new Chapter Vice-Chair. Vincent Wong received his B.Sc. (with distinction) degree from the University of Manitoba in 1994, M.A.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996, and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2000, all in electrical engineering. From 2000 – 2001, he was a systems engineer at PMC-Sierra, Inc. In 2002, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His research areas include protocol design, optimization, and resource management of communication networks, with applications to the Internet, wireless networks, smart grid, RFID systems, and intelligent transportation systems. Dr. Wong is on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Communications and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, member of the ACM, member of ICICS (Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems) at UBC, and member of the APEGBC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia).