SMPTE Announces Results of the 2008 Section Elections
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers announced today the results of the 2008 Section Elections. The newly elected Officers and Managers listed below will begin their terms on July 1, 2008.
Chair: T.J. Scott, Grass Valley Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer: Zandra Clarke, Turner Entertainment Networks
Mark G. Fehlig, Georgia Public Broadcasting
Donald "Quincy" Johnson, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc
Kenneth N. Miller, Comprehensive Technical Group
Chair: Ward C. Hansford, Tandberg Television
Secretary/Treasurer: Michael Day, Premier Media Group
Peter Stavrianos, SBS Corporation
John Nachef, Cisco Systems
Mark Woodley, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chair: Charles W. Reti, Ford Motor Company / TAC Automotive
Secretary/Treasurer: Robert A. Zeichner, Roscor
David S. Wertheimer, The Art Institute of Michigan
Frank J. Maynard, WKBD-TV/WWJ-TV
W. Wallace Murray, AT&T
Chair: Paul R. Chapman, FotoKem
Secretary/Treasurer: Allan J. Schollnick, THX Ltd.
Eric Gsell, Dolby Laboratories
Henry Gu, Silk Software Corp.
Bruce Berke, Eastman Kodak Co.
Chair: Tony Ngai(Tin Ming), SalonFilms (HK) Ltd.
Secretary/Treasurer: Oonagh Ching Man Chan, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Fung, Tze-Cheong, Digital Magic Ltd.
Leung Wai Boon, Television Broadcasts Ltd.
Wong Wing Fu, Tony, Sony Corporation of Hong Kong Ltd.
Chair: Franco Visintin, Consultant
Secretary/Treasurer: Federico Savina, Consultant
Manlio Cruciatti, R. T. I. Spa
Alberto Simonetti, Ianiro
Giampaolo Giusti, Technicolor, SpA
Chair: Daniel GuÈvin, CBC/Radio-Canada
Secretary/Treasurer: Richard Bourbonniěre, Sony of Canada
Managers for a 2-year term (July 2008 - June 2010)
RenÈ Villeneuve, Le Groupe NumÈrique Inc.
Daniel Despa, Communications DIDCOM Inc
Gilles Morency, Leitch
Managers for a 1-year term (July 2008 - June 2009)
Denis Beauchamp, CBC/Radio-Canada
Jean-Claude Krelic, Miranda
Ann-Marie Kuziomko, Sono VidÈo inc.
Chair: William Michael (Mike) Quinn, DNF Controls, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer: Michael S. Arnold, NorthStar Studios
Jon Edward Waltz, NVision, Inc.
John M. Nichols, Great American Country
Sean Miller, Watkins Film School
Chair: Douglas I. Sheer, DIS Consulting Corp.
Secretary/Treasurer: Herb Ohlandt, Rock Consulting
Eileen M. Pedersen, CBS
Tim Dwight, Creative Bubble
Bruce Follmer, ABC Television Network
Chair: Kenneth A. Herr, Air Products
Secretary/Treasurer: Dave Muckel, Comcast Spotlight
William J. Weber, WHYY, Inc.
Jim Lien, Christie Digital Systems
Richard E. Kaelberer, PA Public Television Network
Chair: Patrick Loughney, George Eastman House Museum
Secretary/Treasurer: Barry Chow, Genesee Community College
David Lynn Long, Rochester Institute of Technology
Edward E. Stratmann, George Eastman House
Ricardo R. Figueroa, Eastman Kodak
Chair: James Schoedler, JB Schoedler Associates
Secretary/Treasurer: John Switzer, Sony Electronics Inc.
Brian Chavez, Omneon
David Diels, Pathfire
Brad Torr, Harris Corporation
Chair: Robert Hudelson, NVISION, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Narveson, Thomson Grass Valley
Robert Sherman, NVISION, Inc.
Mona Smothers, Ewing-Foley, Inc.
Tim Stoffel, KNPB-TV
Chair: Peter Hammar, Hammar Communications
Secretary/Treasurer: C. Jason Mancebo, Network Appliance
John Goodell, Goodell & Associates
Stephen H. Lampen, Belden Wire & Cable
Bill Reckwerdt, Video Clarity
Chair: Reid Robertson, Panasonic Canada, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer: Mike Prest, Consultant
Marlene Graham, Harris Corp Leitch Bus Unit
Leigh Whitcomb, Harris Corp Leitch Bus Unit
Andrew Thomas, Rogers Sportsnet
Chair: Karl J. Kuhn, Tektronix, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer: James Snyder, Communications Engineering Inc. (CEI)
Robert L. Natwick, Utah Scientific
James Edward O'Neal, TV Technology (NewBay Media)
Rudolph John Niznansky, Thomson
About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers:
Founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. SMPTE has earned a strong reputation for its work in developing industry standards, recommended practices and engineering guidelines. SMPTE also publishes the award-winning SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal. SMPTE worldwide members include engineers and other technical professionals, directors and educators working in the technical and creative provisioning of motion pictures, television and new media. SMPTE also hosts more than 200 sustaining (corporate) members. Visit SMPTE online at www.smpte.org.
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