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    2020 Section Election Results

     These are the winners of the Society Election raffle.

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    1 Grand Prize – Complimentary registration for a SMPTE Virtual Course
    • Frederick Walls – Central Region
    1 Second Prize – Complimentary registration for the SMPTE 2020 remote conference
    • Robert Johanson – New York Region
    1 Third Prize - One complimentary year of membership dues
    • Luann Linnebur – Southern Region

    5 Runner Up Prizes - $25 gift certificate to the SMPTE Store

    • George Tatarinow – Western Region
    • David Brooks – Western Region
    • Peter Dare – Asia/Pacific Region
    • Neil Neubert – New York Region
    • Steve Llamb – Hollywood Region

    Congratulations to all and thanks for your participation!

    THANK YOU to all members who participated by casting their vote! The Election Integrity Committee met on 5 June 2020 to verify the results of the 2020 SMPTE Section Elections. The results appear below:

    Atlanta Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021 
    • Bob Baker, Clark
    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021-  
    • Dewey Newton

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Luann Linnebur, Nevion
    • Andre Normil Jr., WarnerMedia
    • J. David Siegler, Television Consulting, LLC

    Australia Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Paul Whybrow

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Michael Day

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Paul Maroni, Magna Systems and Engineering
    • Karen Clark, Telstra Broadcast Systems
    • Paul Suters, Champas Professional Services
    • Shruti Tripathi, Akamai

    Detroit Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Frank J. Maynard, WWJ-TV & WKBD-TV (CBS)

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Gina Thompson, Ross Video

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Ray Previ
    • Charles Reti, CBS Television Stations

    Florida Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Frank Torbert, Graham Media Group – WKMG-TV

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Shawn Maynard, Florical Systems

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Joe Addalia, Hearst Television
    •  Rick Wright, HSN

    Hollywood Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Linda Rosner, Artisans PR

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Richard Wollrich

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Maureen O’Rourke, Disney
    •  Greg Ciaccio, American Society of Cinematographers
    •  JoAnne J. Kim, Legendary Entertainment

    Hong Kong Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Kevin YF Chu, PCCW Media, Ltd.

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Yat-Chiu Peter-Chu, DTT Networking Consulting

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Terence Yiu, Phoenix Satellite Television Co., Ltd.
    •  Eugene Chan Leung Yu, PCCW Media, Ltd.
    •  Benjamin Yip, PCCW Media, Ltd.

    Montreal/ Quebec Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  David Beaulieu, CBC/Radio-Canada

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  François Bourdua, VS-TEK, Strategies & Technololgies

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Daniel Despa, Communication Didcom
    •  Marie-Ève Bilodeau, École de Technologie Supérieure
    • Jean-Claude Krelic, Ross Video

    Ottawa Subsection

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Troy English, Ross Video

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Jeff Moore, Ross Video

    New England Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Martin P. Feldman

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Paul R. Beck,  The Museum of Broadcast Technology

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Paul Cintolo, Comrex Corporation
    •  Cheryl Lustenberger, WGBH Educational Foundation
    •  Gerry Field, American Public Television

    New York Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Jeff Cohen, Domo Tactical Communications

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Barry Grossman, BarryG Technologies

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Nick LaBorne, ABC Television
    •  Anthony Klick, Cobalt Digital, Inc.
    •  Mark L. Forman, Mark Forman Productions, Corp.

    Connecticut Subsection

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Brian F. Kobylarz, Tele-Cine Productions

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Wes Simpson, Telecom Product Consulting

    Ohio Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • John R. Owen, Qcomm Engineering

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Gene L. Batey, Batey Consulting

    Manager  for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Jeffry L. Johnson, Great Lakes Science Center

    Philadelphia Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Mark Mullen, Millersville University

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Rick Gamble, Stepdog Media

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Jim Lien, AC Video Solutions
    • Paul Keller
    • Derek Flickinger, Comcast Corporation

    Pittsburgh Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Michael “Spike” Jones, Diversified
    • Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021
    • Gregory Abel, Sony Electronics
    • Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022
    • Ed Fraticelli, PMI
    • John Humphrey, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America
    • Daniel Turk, NEP Group

    Poland Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Kamil Rutkowski, Rumil

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Mateusz Karolak, VBRIDGE Sp. z o.o.

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Irena Gruca-Rozbicka, Crew United
    • Maciej Mika, IOMM
    • Tomasz Witkowski, Red Shark News

    Rocky Mountain Section

    Chair for a one-year term of  1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Tom D Craig, Rocky Mountain Public Media

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Jack Wenzinger, AWS

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Chris Lennon, MediAnswers
    • Chuck Marino, Walt Disney Television
    • Jason Dvorkin, GrayMeta

    Russian Federation Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Oleg Berezin, Nevafilm JSC

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Sergey Puskov, Kinocomfort

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Konstantin Glasman, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television
    • Alexander Volkov, Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation
    • Aleksandr Peregudov, TGTRK (All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company)

    Sacramento Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Remington Maxwell, Grass Valley

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Mona Smothers, Ewing-Foley, Inc. / Luscombre Engineering

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Gil Mazzi, Grass Valley 
    •  Paul Turner, Turner Media Consulting
    •  Tim Walker, AJA Video Systems

    San Francisco Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Kent Terry, Dolby Laboratories

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Matt Lavine, Bug ID, Inc.

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    •  Steve Lampen, Consultant
    •  Jessica Wan, Pixar Animation Studios
    •  Jeff Way, Quantum

    Toronto Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    •  Tony Meerakker, Meer Tech Systems

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Sylvia Fantin

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Kevin Lyver
    • Jaime Caeiro, Corus Entertainment
    • Gleb Butuzov, CBC - Radio Canada

    United Kingdom Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Simon Gauntlett, Dolby

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Paul Gardiner, Sony Europe B.V.
    • Andy Rayner, Nevion
    • Phil Tudor, BBC

    Washington DC Section

    Chair for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Maciej Ochman, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

    Secretary/Treasurer for a one-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

    • Melissa Davis, Evertz Microsystems 

    Managers for a two-year term of 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2022

    • Carlos Rojas, Verizon Media
    • Louise Shideler, Chesapeake Systems (CHESA)
    • Alex Snell, BCi Digital
    • Jonathan Solomon, Amazon Web Services