SMPTE Announces Results of the 2008 Society Election

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced the results of the organization's elections for Officers and Governors.

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced the results of the organization's elections for Officers and Governors. All newly elected Officers and Governors will take office on January 1, 2009.

The full roster is listed below:

Officers

President for Two-Year Term 2009 - 2010
Kenneth C. Fuller
Director Engineering North America
AZCAR Technologies

Executive Vice President for Two-Year Term 2009 - 2010
Peter LudÈ
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Sony Electronics, Inc.

Financial Vice President for Two-Year Term 2009 - 2010
Robert P. Seidel
Vice President
CBS Television Network

Editorial Vice President for Two-Year Term 2009 - 2010
Paul Hearty
Director, Rogers Communications Centre
Ryerson University

Secretary/Treasurer for Two-Year Term 2009 - 2010
Patrick Griffis
Senior Director, Connected Entertainment Interop.
Microsoft

Governors

Canadian Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
Pierre Marion
Director, Broadcast Engineering Montreal, CBC Technology
CBC/Radio-Canada

Central Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
W. Wallace Murray
Area Manager - Radio & Video
AT&T

Europe, The Middle East, Africa, Central and South America Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
Paul Treleaven
Paul Treleaven Design

Hollywood Region Governors for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
Beverly Pasterczyk
Regional Technical Director
Eastman Kodak Co.

Richard Dean
VP, Technology Development
THX, Ltd.

New York Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
John E. Ferder
Director of Studio and Post-Production Engineering
CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

Southern Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
Merrick Ackermans
Engineering Technology Fellow
Turner Broadcasting Systems

Western Region Governor for Two-Year Term, 2009 - 2010
Robert Hudelson
Director of Engineering
NVISION, Inc.