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.
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.
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.