January 3, 2007 -- BICSI (www.bicsi.org) executive director David C. Cranmer, RCDD, has announced the appointment of Richard E. Dunfee, RCDD/OSP specialist, as the organization's new director of professional development.
According to a press release, Dunfee's appointment "directly correlates with BICSI's strategic direction to advance the technical expertise, knowledge and success of BICSI's membership, their customers and the information transport systems (ITS) industry."
"Richard's vast knowledge and experience in the telecommunications industry will be invaluable as BICSI looks to bring the technical aspects of the association back into focus," says Cranmer. "To guide us in this direction, it was important to find an individual with exceptional leadership skills. In Richard, I believe we've found this and much more."
Dunfee is a familiar face to the BICSI membership, having served as the training program manager for BICSI's department of professional development and credentialing. He returns after working as an ITS consultant and in various project management functions for Verizon over the last two years.
"We most certainly welcome Richard back into the BICSI family, and will look forward to utilizing his knowledge base to grow our expertise and collectively continue to make BICSI the preeminent source of information and training for the ITS industry," comments BICSI president John Bakowski, RCDD/NTS/OSP/WD specialist.
Dunfee holds a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Kent State University and has been a member of BICSI since 1989. "I'm very excited to be returning to BICSI," he says. "This association continues to lead and support the industry, and I am eager to be part of the team that will promote BICSI's future growth."