The Society of Broadcast Engineers, the association for broadcast and multimedia technology professionals, held its National Meeting Oct. 2 and 3 in Danvers, MA, in conjunction with the Media Resource Expo. Among the events during those two days, the SBE Board of Directors met, and the SBE held its annual Membership Meeting.
At the Membership Meeting on Oct. 3, the 2018-2019 officers and directors were sworn in to begin their new terms. (The results of the SBE election were announced on Aug. 23.) SBE President Jim Leifer, CPBE, also announced his committee chair appointments for the coming year, which were reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors at its meeting on Oct. 2. The committee chair assignments follow.
|Awards||Tom McGinley, CPBE, AMD, CBNT|
|By-Laws||Ted Hand, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, DRB|
|Certification||Ralph Hogan, CPBE, DRB, CBNE|
|Chapter Liaison||Mark Fehlig, CPBE, 8-VSB|
|Education||Wayne Pecena, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, DRB, CBNE|
|Fellowship||Troy Pennington, CSRE, CBNT|
|Finance||Roswell Clark, CPBE, CBNT|
|Frequency Coordination||R.J. Russell, CPBE|
|Government Relations||Kevin Trueblood, CBRE, CBNT|
|International||Charles W. Kelly Jr.|
|Membership||Steve Brown, CPBE, CBNT|
|Mentoring||Kimberly K. Sacks, CBT|
|Nominations||Vinny Lopez, CEV, CBNT|
|Publications||Andrea Cummis, CBT, CTO|
|Social Networking||Kirk Harnack, CBRE, CBNE|
|Sustaining Membership||Stephen H. Lampen, CBRE|
|Technologies||Shane Toven, CBRE, CBNT|
On the committee assignments, President Leifer said, “We have a wide range of talent and skills represented by our committee chairs. I look forward to working with all of them in the coming year to further the goals of the SBE and enact the plans being laid following our strategic planning conference held earlier this year.”
The national board of directors of the SBE is responsible for the development of policy and determines the programs and services the society provides to its more than 5,000 members.