Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting

December 17, 2013

 


A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at the University at Buffalo Davis Hall, Room 230A [1]  in Amherst, N.Y., on Tuesday, December 17, 2013,

at 6:30 p.m.

 

PRESENT:

 

Ashish Shah, Chair

Gregory C. Koch, Vice Chair

Marlin R. Gillette

Norman E. Schwitzer

Philip M. Henderson II

Judith M. Moskal

Mary J. Christ

Joe S. Ott

Steven Rhoads II, PE.

Michael von Heckler

 

Guests:  None

 

Secretary’s Note:
None

Call to Order 6:30pm

 

Review of November 2013 Minutes:


Corrections to Minutes: Correction

To Chair’s Last Name

 

Treasurer’s Report:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Reports Program & Arrangements:

 

National Fuel Meeting – Corporate Office

 

BEAM – Arrange Middle School Tour in 2014

PACE may allow to retroactively pay ½ of bill.

Mary will look into this. ($488)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Upcoming Events

 

 

January

                KOM Automation

                23rd of January @ 6:30pm

355 Commerce Drive

Amherst, NY 14338             

 

January 9, 2014 – Dinner Meeting

Eagle House at 6:30pm

 

February

            Student Night

Jennifer to see if recent graduate can speak to students on jobs and keeping jobs

 

March

            TSC Dinner / Meeting

 

April / May

                Niagara Transformer Tour

                Steve Rhodes to check

 

National / Region 1 / Western Area        Update

            None

 

Societies Chapters

 

Computer – none

Control Systems – none

Communications – none

Engineering Management – none

Gold – Invite to Student Night

Microwave Theory & Techniques – none

Antennas & Propagation – none

Power Engineering – none

Industry Applications – none

 

TSC – none

ASME – none

 

PACE – none

EPICS – none

 

 

Old Business

 

Gold – No Report

 

Buffalo section archive – No Report

 

Buffalo section website – No Report

 

LinkedIn – No Report

Facebook – No Report

                               

PACE – None

 

New Business

 

2014 Buffalo IEEE Officers

Chair – Greg C. Koch

Vice Chair – Judith M. Moskal

Treasurer – Joseph S. Ott

Secretary – Mary Christ

Director – Steven E. Rhodes PE

 

New Officers to provide to Joe Ott:

Name

Title

Employer

Contact Information

 

Spend more money on IEEE Members ; Worthwhile Grants / donations.

 

Mary – TSC Chair

Chris – IAS Chair

Steve – Power Chair

 

 


Review Action Items

Submit copy of Officers to Region 1 (Greg)

 

Section 2014 Congress in Amsterdam –

RSVP by 22-24th August (Board)

 

IEEE Website – Change Officers (Ashish)

 

Transfer Treasures duties to Joe; checkbooks / credit card in Joe’s name (Tom)

 

Concentration Banking (Greg)

 

 Discuss an Electronic Directory (Board)

 

Report # of Meeting (L31) to IEEE (Judy)

 

Check on Speakers from Rochester (Mary)

                Joint Meeting

 

IEEE Mugs (Judy)

 

KOM Automation Tour (Judy)

 

Student Night (Jennifer / Ashish)

 

Must attend Region 1 Meetings (Board)

 

IEEE USA Meeting – Rhoad Island, NY USA (Board)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next meeting / dinner of the Board would be held at The Eagle House in Williamsville, NY on January 9, 2014, 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

The meeting adjourned at 7:52 p.m.

___________________________

Paul G. Ardounis
Secretary


  1. The Buffalo Section Meeting was held at Davis Hall, Room 230A, Amherst, NY: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings/building?id=davis.  Return to text

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