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Section Officers and Managers

Section Election Results Section Resources

The new term for all newly elected and continuing Section Officers and Managers began on 1 July, 2023. We know that you will continue to build on all the wonderful Section programs and events in the previous term. Many thanks to all those who have been willing to volunteer their time to help lead and grow our Society.

 

ATLANTA

CHAIR: Jack Linder, Linder Consulting
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Forrest Quinn, Quantum Corporation
PAST CHAIR:  Bob Baker, Clark
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Bob Baker
Lisa Hobbs
Philip Grossman

Term ending 6/30/24:
Andre Normil Jr.
Shannon Wilson

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and SOUTHERN PACIFIC ISLANDS

CHAIR: Paul Whybrow, Bodyboard Immersive Experiences
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Paul Maroni, Magna Systems and Engineering
PAST CHAIR: Paul Broderick, Telstra Corporation
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/25:
Sarah Merrick
Glenn Humphries
Tony Moran
Jamie Drew

Term ending 6/30/24:
Paul Suters
Trupti Patel
Richard Visser
Doxia Brownlow
 

CENTRAL TEXAS

TBD

 

CHICAGO

CHAIR: Jim Skupien, Riedel Communications
SECRETARY/TREASURER: John Connolly Jr, Key Code Media
PAST CHAIR: Mark Luciano, E.W. Scripps

MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/25
Chris Gazdic, Wesco
Pete DeBenny, AVI Systems
Travis C. Skupien, WFLD-TV

Term ending 6/30/24
James MacNichol
Mark Luciano

DETROIT

CHAIR: R. Thomas Bray, University of Michigan
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Mike Embry Jr., Ross Video
PAST CHAIR : Frank Maynard, WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/24:
Christopher Goosman
Tim O'Brien
Richard Thomas II

Term ending 6/20/25:
Gina Witzke, Ross Video
Frank J. Maynard, Maynard Associates
W. Wallace Murray

FLORIDA

CHAIR  Shawn Maynard, Florical Systems
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Rick Wright, HSN
PAST CHAIR: Frank Torbert, WKMG TV
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/23
Rick Trock  
Edward Kothera       

Term Ending 6/30/24
Joe Addalia
Pierre Jaspar
 

GERMANY

TBD

HOLLYWOOD

CHAIR:  Marc Zorn, Marvel Studios
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Richard Wollrich
PAST CHAIR: Linda Rosner
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Iris Wu, Ambidio
Laura Thommen, LLC Thommen
Rafic Ghoogassian, Consultant

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Juan Reyes
Debra Kaufman
Nick Mitchell

HONG KONG

CHAIR:  Terence Yiu, Phoenix Satellite Television Co. Ltd.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Benjamin Yip, CTC Production
PAST CHAIR: Kevin YF Chu, PCCW Media, Ltd.
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/25:
Ivan Lee Siu Tin
Eric Mok
Vincent Chan

Term ending 6/30/24: 
Terence Yiu
Eugene Chan Leung Yu

INDIA

CHAIR: Mr.Ujwal Nirgudkar, FILMLAB,Mumbai
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Shailesh Parab, Cineom Broadcast India Pvt Ltd.
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/23:
Rahul Purav
Anirvan Ghose
Vijay Venkataramanan

 

 

 

ITALIAN

CHAIR: Alfredo Bartelletti, BLT Italia srl
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Davide Moro
PAST CHAIR: Franco Visintin
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/20:
Cristiano Benzi
Manlio Cruciatti
Luca Mariani

Term Ending 6/30/21:
Marco Pellegrinato
Massimo Bertolotti
Federico Savina

MONTREAL / QUEBEC

CHAIR: David Beaulieu, CBC/Radio-Canada
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Jonathan Jobin, CBC/Radio-Canada
PAST CHAIR:  Daniel Guévin, Radio-Canada

MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Denis Bonneau, DXM Technologie Inc.
Dominic Bourget, Images et Technologie
Karim Blondy, Musitechnic

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Jean-Claude Krelic
Pierre Hugues Routhier
Marie-Ève Bilodeau

OTTAWA SUBSECTION

CHAIR: Jeff Moore, Ross Video
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Eitan Weisz, CPAC, Cable Public Affairs Channel

NASHVILLE

TBD

NEW ENGLAND

CHAIR: Martin P. Feldman, Unique Scientific, Inc.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Paul R. Beck, Foxboro Cable Access
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Jason Clifford
Joseph Tymecki
David Acker

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Christopher Kelly
Dennis Dutra
Cheryl Lustenberger
 

NEW YORK

CHAIR: Ed DeLauter, Lee Systems, LLC.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: John Gallagher, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
PAST CHAIR:  Jeff Cohen
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Berenice Herskovits
Mark Forman
Nick Laborne

Term Ending 6/30/24:
John Acosta
Yarie Vazquez
Joe LoGrasso
 

   CONNECTICUT SUBSECTION

   CHAIR: Brian F. Kobylarz, Telecine Productions
   SECRETARY/TREASURER: Wes Simpson, Telecom Product Consulting

   LONG ISLAND SUBSECTION

   CHAIR: Glenn Govier, AMC Networks
   SECRETARY/TREASURER:
Frank Jachetta, Multidyne Video & Fiber Optics

NORDIC

TBD

OHIO

CHAIR: John R. Owen, Q Communications, LLC
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Gene Batey, Consultant
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/24
Jeffry L. Johnson, Great Lakes Science Center

Term Ending 6/30/25
Terry L. Douds

PACIFIC / NORTHWEST

TBD

PHILADELPHIA

CHAIR: Mark Mullen, Millersville University
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Rick Gamble, VCA Fusion 
PAST CHAIR: James lien, Ac Video Solutions
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Andrea Beth Cummis
Thomas Michales

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Derek R. Flickinger
James Lien
Chuck Diehl

PITTSBURGH

CHAIR: Bill Bennett, ENCO Systems, Inc.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: John Humphrey, HITACHI KOKUSAI
PAST CHAIR: John Humphrey, HITACHI KOKUSAI
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/24
Robert G (Bob) Pennington
Otto Shellin
Timothy Jones

Term Ending 6/30/23
Bill Bennett
George Hoover
Mike Gianutsos

 

 

POLAND

CHAIR: Kamil Rutkowski, Black Photon Sp. zo.o.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Jurand Piotrowski, Canal+ Polska S.A.
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/24
Łukasz Janik

Term Ending 6/30/25
Jarosław Gretkierewicz
Daniel Pietrzyk
Tomasz Drwal

 

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: Kerry Booth, Signiant
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Jason Dvorkin, AWS
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Daniel Gonzales
Christy Vojvodich
Sean Richardson

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Chris Lennon
John Wood
Mark Rushton

RUSSIAN

CHAIR: Oleg Berezin, Nevafilm Company
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Sergey Puskov, Kinocomfort
PAST CHAIR: Alexander Peregudov

MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/22
Alexander Peregudov
Alexander Volkov
Konstantin Glasman

Term Ending 6/30/23
Dmitry Chekalin
Oleg Raev
Viacheslav Sychev

 

SACRAMENTO

CHAIR: Paul Turner, AJA Video
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Mona Smothers, Ewing-Foley
PAST CHAIR: Remington Maxwell, Grass Valley
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/24
Tim Walker

Term Ending 6/30/25
John Liron
Robert Erickson
Bob Hudelson

 

SAN FRANCISCO

CHAIR: Kent Terry, Dolby Laboratories
SECRETARY/TREASURER:  Matt Lavine, Bug ID, Inc.
PAST CHAIR: Keith Ian Graham, Consultant - Broadcast & Rich Media
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Christopher Cain
Shane Mario Ruggieri
Sujay Kumar

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Jake Zuena
Thomas True,
Jeff Way

TEXAS

CHAIR Curtis Kirk

SECRETARY/TREASURER: Chad Rounsavall

PAST CHAIR: N/A

MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/25:
Fred Cunha
Subha Dhesikan
John Johns

TORONTO

CHAIR Lawrence St-Onge, LSO Consulting
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Craig Jasman, CBC/Radio-Canada
PAST CHAIR: Tony Meerakker, MeerTech Systems
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/24:
Jamie Caeiro
Jason Ross
Randy Conrod

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Noor Hassan
Roy Folkman
Angele Rocheleau-Bourgeois

     WESTERN CANADA SUBSECTION

CHAIR: Rick Cederlund, Practical Post Consulting Inc.
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Brian Gatensby, Corus Entertainment

 

UNITED KINGDOM

CHAIR: John Ellerton, British Telecommunications PLC
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Polly Hickling, Atos

PAST CHAIR: Simon Gauntlett
MANAGERS:

Term ending 6/30/2025:
Sarah Adams
Carys Hughes
Philip Tudor

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Ian Trow
Tim De Marco
Christina Nowak
 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

CHAIR: Maciej Ochman, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
SECRETARY/TREASURER: John Footen, Deloitte Consulting LLP
PAST CHAIR: Tom Hackett, Diversified
MANAGERS:

Term Ending 6/30/25:
Elise Glynn
Gregory J. Smalfelt
Carlos Rojas
Mike Palmer

Term Ending 6/30/24:
Molli Chang
Jonathan Solomon
Dennis Felton
Jonathan Renuart