Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting

January 10, 2012


A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at the Eagle House Restaurant, [1]  in Williamsville, N.Y., on Thursday, January 10, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.



Ashish Shah, Chair

Gregory C. Koch, Vice Chair

Thomas M. Heckmann, Treasurer

Paul G. Ardounis, Secretary, and Committee Director, Graduates of Last Decade (GOLD)


Christopher L. Mierzwa, Committee Director, Power Engineering, and Committee Director of Industrial Applications


Marlin R. Gillette, Former Chair, Buffalo Section, Committee Director of Microwave Theory & Techniques Society, and Antennas & Propagation Society


Norman E. Schweitzer, Committee Director, Computer Society, and Control Systems Society


James R. Bates, Committee Director of Membership Development, Committee Director of Engineering Management

Judith M. Moskal, Committee Director, Communications Society

Mary J. Christ, Committee Director of PACE

Philip M. Henderson II, Committee Director of Advertisement and Contributions

Joseph S. Ott, Embedded Software Engineer, DSP/VoIP


Secretary’s Note:

The scheduled Board meeting included the Officer Installation Dinner.


Developments in the Buffalo Section’s Balance Sheet:

The Treasurer reported on outstanding invoices paid in December 2012.


Organizational Matters

By motion, the Chair proposed the Board recognize the Committee Director of Engineering Management for last year’s voluntary contributions, and the Secretary for last year’s development of online social networks.


By motion, the Chair proposed a new schedule of Buffalo Section meetings at Davis Hall, SUNY University At Buffalo. (Judith M. Moskal and Ashish Shah)


The Vice Chair reported on the joint Buffalo Section and Niagara Frontier Technical Societies Council (TSC) archives held in storage at SUNY University At Buffalo.

The Vice Chair reported on TSC meetings scheduled for the first quarter of 2013.


Committee Actions

The Chair requested information on the speaker for Student Night, scheduled for February 2013. (Jennifer L. Zirnheld and Ashish Shah)


The next meeting of the Board would be held at Davis hall, UB North Campus on

February 12, 2013, at 6:30pm. [2]

The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.


Paul G. Ardounis


1.  The Buffalo Section Installation Dinner was held at the Eagle House Restaurant, in Williamsville, NY: http://www.eaglehouseonline.com/  Return to text


2.  Davis hall, UB North Campus.  Return to text



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