SMPTE Announces Officers and Governors at 2007 Technical Conference

Brooklyn New York, (October 24, 2007) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced the results of the organizations elections for Officers and Governors.

"We appreciate these industry leaders working with SMPTE on industry issues. Their contributions to our conferences and research enhance our role as the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. We look to them as we meet our members' needs in the participation in development of industry standards, continuing education through seminars, exhibitions and conferences, and communications on the latest technology developments."

The full roster is listed below:

Officers

Engineering Vice President for Two-Year Term 2008 2009
Wendy Aylsworth
VP, Technology
Warner Bros.

Conference Vice President for Two-Year Term 2008 2009
John Luff
Consultant
HD Consulting

Sections Vice President for Two-Year Term 2008 2009
J. David Siegler
Director, Broadcast Operations and Engineering
WSOC/WAXN

Governors

Asia/Australia Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
John Maizels
Senior Engineer
FOXTEL

Canadian Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
Paul Stechly
President
Applied Electronics Limited

Eastern Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
Graham A. Jones
Director, Communications Engineering
National Association of Broadcasters

Europe, The Middle East, Africa, Central and South America Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
Hans Hoffmann
Senior Engineer
European Broadcasting Union

Hollywood Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
Patricia Keighley
Vice President & General Manager
DKP 70MM Inc., An IMAX Company

New York Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
Raymond Blumenthal
Vice President
Listec Video Corp.

Southern Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2008-2009
Dan Burnett
Sales Director-East
Tandberg Television