Minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board Meeting

August 21, 2014


A meeting of the IEEE Buffalo Section Board was held at University At Buffalo Davis Hall, Room 230A, in Amherst, NY, on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 6:30 PM.



Gregory C. Koch, Chair

Judith M. Moskal, Vice Chair

Joseph S. Ott, Treasurer


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


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


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

Steven Rhoads II, PE, Chapter Chair of Power Systems

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






Chairís Note:

The Secretary is on convalescent leave.

Developments in the Buffalo Sectionís Balance Sheet:

The Treasurer reported on activity from last month.


Organizational Matters

By motion, the minutes of the IEEE Buffalo Board meeting held on July 17, 2014, was approved.


By motion, the Board accepted the proposed plant tour for November from the Power Systems Chapter.


The Treasurer reported on the AICN Meetup on August 18.

The Chapter Chair of MTT & AP Societies finalized arrangements for the September presentation.


The Chair reported on the schedule of IEEE officer training.

The Chair reported on the Region 1 Meeting/Rochester Anniversary Dinner held on August 2 - 3.


The Committee Chair of Membership Development reported on membership statistics.

Committee Actions

The Chair requested review of the TSC calendar email for advertising Buffalo Section events. He also tested the TSC IEEE membership link which malfunctioned. (Moskal/Mierzwa)

The Chair requested additional advertising for AICN Meetups. (VonHeckler/Moskal)


The Vice Chair requested lists of Buffalo Section directors to provide historic documentation for online reference. (Moskal)

The Treasurer will arrange additional Board access to Section Storage. (Ott)

The Chair will contact Kean Wind Turbines for a follow-up presentation of their new patents. (Koch)

It was agreed that the next meeting of the Board would be held at UB Davis Hall,
[1] Room 230A, in Amherst, NY, on Thursday, September 18, 2014.

The meeting adjourned at 8:15 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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