BICSI announces slate of candidates for 2021 board election

Aug. 3, 2021
The positions of President-Elect, Treasurer, and three Region Directors are all contested in the election that will take place in September.

BICSI recently introduced the slate of candidates for the five positions on its board of directors that will be up for election this year. The election will run September 1 through September 30. All active BICSI members in good standing as of July 1 will be allowed to vote. On September 1 BICSI will send all eligible members a ballot.

Positions up for election this cycle are: President-Elect, Treasurer, EMEA Region Director, North-Central Region Director, and Northeast Region Director. All members who receive ballots will have the opportunity to vote for the President-Elect and Treasurer. Members in the regions whose director seat is up for election also will have the opportunity to vote for their respective Region Director. The individual who is elected President-Elect will serve in that role from 2022-2023, then serve as BICSI President for the period 2024-2025.

Following are the candidates who will be on the ballot for each of the positions up for election.

President-Elect

Philip Janeway, RCDD – Facilities manager and telecommunications engineer, self-employed

Trevor Kleinert, RCDD, DCDC, NTS, Tech, CT – Managing director, Kleinert Consulting Group Services

Matthew Odell, RCDD – Director of technologies, S2N Technology Group LLC

Thomas Lee Renfroe, RCDD, ESS, Tech – Owner, GoFroe

David M. Richards, RCDD, NTS, OSP, Tech, CT – Product manager, Chatsworth Products Inc.

Treasurer

Beatriz Bezos, RCDD, DCDC, ESS, NTS, OSP, PE, PMP – Owner, Bezos Technologies

Robert Hertling, RCDD, OSP – Supervising communications engineer, Parsons

Pat McMurray, RCDD, DCDC, NTS, OSP – President, T&R Communications Inc.

Europe, Middle East and Africa Region Director

Ahmed Abulfetoh, RCDD, DCDC – Field application engineer, CommScope

Werner Heeren – Region sales director, Fluke Networks MEA

Gautier Humbert, RCDD – Standards coordinator, digital infrastructure, Legrand

Mohammad Imran, RCDD, DCDC – Senior project engineer, Innovative Contractor for Advanced Dimensions

Abdelhameed Gamal Abdelhameed Mohamed, RCDD, DCDC – Principal ELV/ICT engineer, Engineering Consultants Group (ECG)

North-Central Region Director

Jodie Goodbrake, RCDD – Senior technology systems designer, BR+A Consulting Engineers

Dennis Severance, RCDD – President, Chapel-Romanoff Technologies LLC

Northeast Region Director

William Foy, RCDD, ESS, NTS, OSP, WD (incumbent) – Director, solutions architect, S2N Technology Group LLC

Betsy Conroy – Freelance ICT writer and marketing consultant

You can read more about each candidate here, including information describing each candidate’s industry experience, involvement with BICSI, additional volunteer experience, and what the candidate intends to do if elected.        

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