SMPTE Section Officers and Managers

ATLANTA

CHAIR: Jack L. Linder, Turner Broadcasting
SECRETARY/TREASURER: T.J. Scott, Jr., Grass Valley, Inc.
PAST CHAIR: Zandra Clarke
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Ron Caird
Dick Perin
Doug Keltz

Term ending 6/30/16:
Bob Baker
Dewey Newton
Dick Tauber

AUSTRALIA

CHAIR: Paul Broderick, Telstra
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Michael Frank Day, Imagine Communications
PAST CHAIR: Ian Fellows
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/15:
Paul Broderick
John Walsh
David Geoffrey Wheeler
Kathy Anne McManus

Term ending 6/30/16:
Peter Collis
John Lock
Paul Maroni
Patrick David Sproule

CHICAGO

CHAIR: Peter DeBenny, Miranda Technologies
SECRETARY/TREASURER: TBD
MANAGERS:  TBD

DALLAS/FORT WORTH

CHAIR: TBD
SECRETARY/TREASURER: William B. Werner, Digital Light Innovations
PAST CHAIR: Don Dobbs
MANAGERS: TBD

DETROIT

CHAIR: Louis Johnson IV, Auxecutive/Arrington-Johnson, LLC
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Charles W. Reti, CBS Television Stations
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/15:
James R. Cutler
James A. Prest
Steven Kennedy

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Harold C (Chris) Hill
Gerald W. Matthews
Frank J. Maynard

FLORIDA

CHAIRKen Botelho, Golf Channel
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Mike Poirier, Preco, Inc

MANAGERS:

Rick Trock  
Edward Kothera
Richard Pearson
Frank Torbert

GERMAN

TBD

HOLLYWOOD

CHAIR: Allan Schollnick, AJS Consultants
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Anthony Magliocco, Entertainment and Media Tech Marketing
PAST CHAIR: Chris Bone
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Stephen Beres
Jim DeFilippis
Dick Millais

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Joseph Kane
Marty Meyer
Tom Mikkelsen
 

HONG KONG

CHAIR: Wicky Man-Hoi Law, Phoenix Satellite Television
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Noel Leung, Retired
PAST CHAIR: Tony Ngai
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/15:
Wong Pui Tat Terence
William Chan L.B.
Tony, W.F. Wong

Term ending 6/30/16:
Kim Hung Sin
Wai Boon Leung
Ka Man Hui

CENTRAL TEXAS

TBD

INDIA

CHAIR: Mr.Ujwal Nirgudkar-Technical Director, FILMLAB,Mumbai
SECRETARY/TREASURER: SS Nair
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Rahul Purav
Ashok Keshavrao Dhisle

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Mr.Setumadhavan S.Nair
Mr.Pankaj Kedia
Mr.R.M.Rao

 

ITALIAN

CHAIR: Alfredo Bartelletti, BLT Italia srl
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Aldo Scotti, Rai Way
PAST CHAIR: Franco Visintin
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/16:
Roberto Checchi
Manlio Cruciatti
Luca Mariani

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Alessandro Asti
Giampaolo Giusti
Federico Savina

MONTREAL / QUEBEC

CHAIR : Daniel Guévin, Radio-Canada
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Francois Bourdua, VS-TEK
PAST CHAIR:  Jean-Claude Krelic, Sensio Technologies

MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Jean Veillette
Maxime Caron
Michel Paquet

Term Ending 6/30/16:
David Beaulieu
Daniel Despa
Gilles Morency
 

NEW ENGLAND

CHAIR: Martin P. Feldman, Vice President, The Camera Company Inc.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Paul R. Beck, President, Foxboro Cable Access, Museum of Broadcast Technology, Inc.  
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
David C. Beauvais, Sr.
Robert Earl Lamm
Gregory M. Roehr

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Gerry Field
Michael Pietrowski
Brad Reed
 

NEW YORK

CHAIR: Bruce Follmer, ABC Television Network
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Herb Ohlandt, Rock Consulting
PAST CHAIR:  Ray Blumenthal
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Kenneth Hunold
John Cerquone
Michael Strein

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Chuck Diehl
Tim Dwight
Mark Forman
 

NORDIC

TBD

OHIO

CHAIR: John R. Owen, Q Communications, LLC
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Gene Batey, Consultant
MANAGERS: Term ending 6/30/15:

Jay C. Adrick, Harris Corp.-Bcast. Comm. Div.
Jeffry L. Johnson, Great Lakes Science Center
Ed Shrider, Shrider Video and Photographic Services LLC

PACIFIC / NORTHWEST

TBD

PHILADELPHIA

CHAIR: Walt Bundy, VillaBits
SECRETARY/TREASURER: William J. Weber, WHYY, Inc.
PAST CHAIR: Kenneth Herr
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Kenneth Herr
David Horowitz
Steven Tadzynski

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Rick Gamble
William Gellhaus
Paul Keller

PITTSBURGH

CHAIR: George Hoover, NEP
SECRETARY/TREASURER: John Luff, HD Consulting
MANAGERS:

          Chuck Hoover
          Bill Molzon
          Karl Paulsen
          Dan Turk

ROCHESTER

CHAIR: Ricardo R. Figueroa, Eastman Kodak Co.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: David Long, Rochester Institute of Technology
PAST CHAIR: David Long
MANAGERS: TBD

ROCKY MOUNTAIN

CHAIR: James Schoedler, JB Schoedler Associates
SECRETARY/TREASURER: John Switzer, Burst Communications, Inc.
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Thomas R. (Rick) Craddock
Thomas R. Goldberg
Jeff Grazi

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Tom Craig
George Emmett
Dan Holden

 

RUSSIAN

CHAIR: Alexander Peregudov, St-Petersburg State University of Film and Television
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Oleg Berezin, Nevafilm Company
PAST CHAIR: Viacheslav Alexandrovish Sychev
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Dmitry Chekalin
Oleg N. Raev
Viacheslav Alexandrovish Sychev

SACRAMENTO

CHAIR: Mona Smothers, Ewing-Foley, Inc
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Sara Kudrle, Grass Valley
PAST CHAIR: Bob Hudelson
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/16
Drew Clader
Scott Matics
Gil Mazzi

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Don Thomas
Lyle VanHorn
 

SAN FRANCISCO

CHAIR: Keith Ian Graham, Consultant - Broadcast & Rich Media
SECRETARY/TREASURERBhavik Vyas, Amazon Web Services LLC
PAST CHAIR: Peter Hammar
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Chris Armbrust
Peter Francis Hargreaves
John Hartwell

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Patrick Conboy
Steve Lampen
Gary Mandle
 

TORONTO

CHAIR: Paul Edward Briscoe, Consultant
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Tony Meerakker, Percy 3D Media
PAST CHAIR: Paul Roeser
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/16:
Stosh Durbacz
Bruce McLeod
Andrew Thomas

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Sylvia Fantin
Craig Jasman
Leigh Whitcomb
 

UNITED KINGDOM

CHAIR: Chris Johns, BSkyB
SECRETARY/TREASURERPeter Weitzel, Weitzel.tv
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/2015:
David Austerberry
Andy Quested
Ben Roeder

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Simon Gauntlett
Nigel Seth-Smith
Russell Trafford-Jones
 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

CHAIR: Rudy Niznansky, RJN Consulting
SECRETARY/TREASURER: William W. Weston, Evertz Microsystems Ltd.
PAST CHAIR: Karl Joseph Kuhn
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/15:
Thomas L. Hackett
Helen Carr
Eric Wenocur

Term Ending 6/30/16:
Melissa Davis
Rob Goldheim
James Edward O'Neill