WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.�SMPTE has announced its newly elected officers and governors for the 2016-2017 term; the centennial year for the organization.
Paul Stechly, president at Applied Electronics, William C. Miller, president at Miltag Media Technology, and Alan Lambshead, retired from Evertz, were all re-elected to their SMPTE officer roles on the Board of Governors for another two years. Stechly will continue as the finance vice president; Miller the membership vice president; and Lambshead will remain the standards vice president.
A total of eight SMPTE governors were elected throughout the world. Five were incumbents, including Randy Conrod, senior product manager for digital products at Imagine Communications, as the Canadian region governor; John E. Ferder, director of studio and postproduction engineering at CBS, as the New York region governor; Daniel A. Burnett, senior director of sales for broadcast and media solutions at Ericsson, as Southern region governor; Mark A. Narveson, a patent attorney for Artegis Law Group, as the Western region governor; and John Maizels, a broadcast engineer with Entropy Enterprises, who will continue to serve as the Asia-Australia region governor.
The remaining three were newly elected and include John A. Luff, HD Consulting, as the Eastern region governor; Patricia Keighley, senior vice president and managing director at IMAX, as the Hollywood region governor; and Bruce Devlin, chief media scientist at Dalet, as the governor for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Central and South America.
The newly elected or re-elected officers and governors will join the other officers and governors who were not up for election this year on the SMPTE Board. SMPTE will appoint directors in January.