The SMPTE Board of Governors is made up of Board Officers, Regional Governors, and Directors of specific areas including Standards, Education, and Membership. Elections are held annually with a rotating term set per member.

Press Release: SMPTE Membership Elects Officers and Governors for 2017-2018; Matthew Goldman to Serve as New President

History of SMPTE Presidents

List of past SMPTE Presidents

2017 Board Officers

President, 2017-2018
Matthew Goldman
Ericsson

 

 

 

Past President,  2017-2018
Robert Seidel
CBS

 

 

 

Executive Vice President, 2017-2018
Patrick Griffis
Dolby Laboratories

 

 

 

Standards Vice President, 2016-2017
Alan Lambshead
Evertz (retired)

 

 

 

Education Vice President, 2017-2017
Richard Welsh
Sundog Media Toolkit

 

 

Finance Vice President, 2016-2017
Paul Michael Stechly
Applied Electronics Ltd.
 

 

 

Membership Vice President, 2016-2017
William C. Miller
Miltag Media Technology, LLC

 

 

Secretary/Treasurer, 2015-2016
Peter Wharton
BroadStream Solutions, Inc.

 

 

 

2017 Board Governors

Hollywood Silverman_0.jpgGovernor At Large, 2017

Leon Silverman
The Walt Disney Studios

 

 

 

Canadian Region, 2017
Paul Briscoe
Televisionary Consulting

 

 

Canadian Region, 2016-2017
François Vaillant
CBC - Radio-Canada
 

 

Central Region, 2017-2018
Brian Claypool
Barco, NV

 

 

Eastern Region, 2017 - 2018
George Hoover
NEP Group
 

 

 

Eastern Region, 2016-2017
John Luff
HD Consulting

 

 

 

Keighley.jpgHollywood Region, 2016-2017
Patricia Keighley
IMAX Corporation

 

 

 

Hollywood Region, 2017-2018
Christopher Fetner
Netflix, Inc.

 

 

 

Hollywood Region, 2017-2018
Andrew Setos
BLACKSTAR Engineering Inc.

 

 

New York Region, 2016-2017
John Ferder
CBS, Inc.

 

 

 

New York Region, 2017-2018
Douglas I. Sheer
DIS Consulting Corp.

 

 

 

Southern Region, 2016-2017
Dan Burnett
Ericsson Television, Inc.

 

 

Southern Region, 2017-2018
Michael Koetter
Turner Broadcasting

 

 

 

Western Region, 2017-2018
Gary Mandle
Sony Electronics, Inc.

 

 

Western Region, 2016-2017
Mark Narveson
Artegis Law Group, LLP

 

 

 

Asia / Pacific Region, 2017-2018
Masayuki Sugawara
NEC Corporation

 

 

Asia / Pacific Region, 2016-2017
John Maizels
Entropy Enterprises and Productions

 

 

 

Europe, The Middle East, Africa and Central & South America Region, 2016-2017
Siegfried Foessel
Fraunhofer IIS

 

 

 

Europe, The Middle East, Africa and Central & South America Region, 2017-2018
François Abbe
Mesclado

 

 

UK Region Governor, 2016-2017
Bruce Devlin
Mr MXF Ltd.

 

 

2017 Directors

Standards Directors

Bob Edge
Bob Edge TV Consulting

 

 

 

 

Paul Treleaven
IABM

 

 

Dave Schnuelle
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

 

 

 

Education Directors

Sara Kudrle
Imagine Communications

 

 

 

 

Hans Hoffmann
EBU

 

 

 

 

Sean Lancastle
MediaTech Training
 

 

 

Membership Directors

North American Sections Director

Karl Kuhn
Tektronix Inc.

 

 

 

 

International Sections Director

Peter Weitzel
Weitzel.tv

 

Student Chapter Director

Bruce Follmer
ABC Television