Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting

July 14, 2014


A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at the residence of Judy Moskal in Amherst, NY, on Thursday, July 14, 2014, at 6:30 PM.



Judith M. Moskal, Vice Chair,

Past Chair, Chapter Chair of Communications Society


Joseph S. Ott, Treasurer

Marlin R. Gillette, PhD, Past Chair,

Chapter Chair of Microwave Theory & Techniques Society, and Antennas & Propagation Society



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

Christopher Mierzwa, Past Chair


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


Thomas M. Heckmann, Past Chair, 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.  He stated that we were in fact due the meeting rebate bonus and that the account is updated to reflect that.

By motion, the Treasurers report was accepted.

Organizational Matters

By motion, the minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Board meeting held on June 19, 2014, was approved with the following corrections: 

The date corrected to June 19, 2014 AICN meeting was June 9.

Storage Committee meeting date is July 17.


By motion, the Board selected the Shores Waterfront Restaurant as the locale for our Summer Social, scheduled for July 14, 2014.


Chapter Chair of MTT/AP Society is rescheduling the cancelled May meeting for September 26, 2014.

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


The Chapter Chair of AICN is attending the Region 1 meeting in Rochester, and the IEEE Sections Congress in Amsterdam.


The Board proceeded to review old IEEE Section materials and determined which records to discard and which to save in the Section storage facility.

Committee Actions

Chapter Chair of MTT/AP Society is   planning the tentative presentation on aircraft drones in November which may generate some interest from “Old Crows”. (Gillette)


The IEEE Hamilton Joint Section Tour of the Rankine Generating Station is tentative for September. (Moskal)


The Treasurer will move items marked for storage. (Ott)


It was agreed that the next meeting of the Board would be held in August 21, 2014 at UB Davis Hall, [1]  Room 230A, in Amherst,


The meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.     


Judith M. Moskal
Vice Chair


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


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