Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting
March 07, 2013
A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at the University at Buffalo Davis Hall, Room 230A  in Amherst, N.Y., on Thursday, March 07, 2013,
at 6:30 p.m.
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
James R. Bates,
Committee Director of Membership Development, Committee Director of Engineering
Philip M. Henderson
II, Committee Director of Advertisement and Contributions
Judith M. Moskal,
Committee Director, Communications Society
Joseph S. Ott, Embedded Software Engineer, DSP/VoIP
Kevin Burke, University at Buffalo
Student Chapter Advisor
Review of February 2013 Minutes:
Review Student Night expenses
Judy – Student Night beverages
Judy – Food for 03/07/13 Board Meeting
Review of expenses of March 2012
No rebate news
Program & Arrangements:
March 21, 2013 – TSC 2013
Café Banchetti by Rizzo’s
Judy taking reservations
April 19, 2013 – Student Seminar
Speaker: Yasser Al-Rashid, RAdar System Engineer at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Topic: Next Generation Advanced
Location: Holiday Inn, Niagara Falls Blvd.
May – Speaker Series
Speaker: Jim Zappa, Senior Project Engineer
Topic: Ampac Space Propulsion
June – Hamilton Tour
Computer – none
Control Systems – none
Communications – none
Engineering Management – none
Gold – response from 3 members
Microwave Theory & Techniques – none
Antennas & Propagation – none
Power Engineering – New Student Chapter
Joe gave update on IEEE Buffalo Section Website. Make cleaner & informational.
The Buffalo Section archives have been given to Judy. They include; old reports, minutes & photos.
Do we keep them? Scan them?
- 55 Students
- 9 IEEE members
- Great event
- Speaker did an excellent job
- Location was great
The Board accepted & approved UB Student Chapter request for financial support to attend the 2013 IEEE Region 1 Student Conference @ MIT.
6:30pm – 8:30pm. 
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
Paul G. Ardounis
Last update: March 13, 2013