Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting
February 12, 2013
A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at the University at Buffalo Davis Hall, Room 229  in Amherst, N.Y., on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 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
Philip M. Henderson
II, Committee Director of Advertisement and Contributions
Review of January 2013 Minutes:
The Treasurer presented the Concentration Banking including L50 & Net Suite. There was also a review of expenses.
Program & Arrangements:
Eagle House Meeting: Inducting New Officers.
UB Student Night: Speaker Tom Popek, EE/JD; Tuesday, February 26, 2013;
TSC Meeting: Thursday, March 21, 2013. Judy to poll how many people to attend.
April/May: Hamilton Tour
May: Ampac Space Propulsion – Talk/Presentation
June/July: Social Event – Winery?
Include GOLD Members
OPG Tour of Power Plant w/Hamilton IEEE in Canada.
IEEE Awards assigned to: Judy / Paul
By motion, the Board would like to look at translating the Buffalo Section Archives to Electronic Documents.
Review of the Buffalo Section Website.
IEEE Buffalo policy requests in NY State.
Greg: Proposal for paperless Section.
Umbrella Insurance for events; yes.
Sections congress goals; March 2013
UB Robotics & Automation Society; Jennifer to start launch.
Letter from UB IEEE Buffalo Section: Proposal for Support (Brian - Chair)
The Chair will attend the Region 1 Meeting in March 2013 at JFK Airport.
The GOLD Chair will contact Region 1
Chris to get Buffalo Archives and hold
meeting on Saturday, 2/16/13.
Jim to check meeting notices to
Carl Klingenschmitt and Sheldon Kennedy.
Joe/Norm: Who gets IEEE Buffalo Section
The Chair will report on the Western Region
6:30pm – 8:30pm. 
The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Paul G. Ardounis
Last update: March 05, 2013