Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting

June 19, 2012


A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at University At Buffalo Davis Hall, Room 230A, in Amherst, NY, on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 6:30 PM.



Gregory C. Koch, Chair

Judith M. Moskal, Vice Chair

Joseph S. Ott, Treasurer

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


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


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

Norman E. Schweitzer, Chapter Chair of the Computer Society, and Control Systems Society


Michael J. VonHeckler, Chapter Chair of Alliance of IEEE Consultants’ Networks (AICN)


Thomas M. Heckmann, Former Treasurer, Committee Chair of National Affairs






Chair’s Note:

The Secretary is on convalescent leave and tasks have been assigned temporarily to a board member.



Developments in the Buffalo Section’s Balance Sheet:

The Treasurer reported on activity from last month.


Organizational Matters

By motion, the minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Board meeting held on April 17, 2014, was approved with the following correction:   the Chapter Chair of the Computer Society did not attend the meeting.


By motion, the Board selected the Chapter Chair of AICN as primary delegate for the August IEEE Sections Conference.


By motion, the Board accepted the proposed September IEEE Hamilton Joint Section Tour of the Rankine Generating Station.

The Vice Chair reported on the IEEE Distinguished Speakers Lecture of June 18.

The Chapter Chair of AICN reported on the AICN Meeting of July 14.

The Committee Chair of Membership Development announced the name change of GOLD to the Young Professionals Program.


The Committee Chair of Membership Development reported on membership activity.

The Chair reported on the IEEE.org search engine functions for Section events, worldwide activities, and conferences.



Committee Actions

The Chair requested a review of Section activity events in the previous calendar year (2013). (Ott/Moskal)

The Chair requested advertising for AICN Meetings on the TSC Calendar. (Moskal/Mierzwa)


The Chair requested registration of the primary delegate for the IEEE Sections Conference. (Koch/VonHeckler)

The Chair authorized a request to all board members for IEEE equipment and documents of historic value. (Koch/Moskal)

The Chair scheduled the next Section Storage Committee meeting for July 18. (Moskal/Ott/ Mierzwa)

It was agreed that the next meeting of the Board would be held in August (TBD) at UB Davis Hall,
[1]  Room 230A, in Amherst, NY.

The meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.


Gregory C. Koch



1.  Buffalo Section Board Meetings are held at 230 Davis Hall, University At Buffalo, Room 230A, Amherst, NY 14260: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings/building?id=davis  Return to text


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