TIA cabling standards committees elect leadership

Feb. 11, 2021
Seven subcommittees within the TIA TR-42 Engineering Committee elected chairs and vice chairs in early February.
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At the February meeting of the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee, the odd-numbered subcommittees within TR-42 elected chairs and vice chairs. Each will serve a two-year term.

Following are the subcommittees and their newly elected leaders.

  • TR-42.1 Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure—Chair: Diane Forbes, NIS; Vice-Chair: Cindy Montstream, Legrand
  • TR-42.3 Telecommunications Administration, Pathways, Spaces, Bonding and Grounding—Chair: Cindy Montstream, Legrand; Vice-Chair: Jonathan Jew, J&M Consultants
  • TR-42.5 Telecommunications Infrastructure Terms and Symbols—Chair: Diane Forbes, NIS; Vice-Chair: Ron Tellas, Belden
  • TR-42.7 Telecommunications Copper Cabling Systems—Chair: Wayne Larsen, CommScope; Vice-Chair: Brian Celella, Siemon
  • TR-42.9 Industrial Telecommunications Infrastructure—Chair: Brad Woodman, Molex; Vice-Chair: Brian Shuman, Belden
  • TR-42.11 Optical Fiber Systems—Chair: Phil Irwin, Panduit; Vice-Chair: Dan Morris, KITCO Fiber Optics
  • TR-42.13 Passive Optical Devices and Fiber Optic Metrology—Chair: Greg Sandels, OFS; Vice-Chair, Sunny Xu, CommScope

TR-42, its subcommittees and those subcommittees’ working groups have been meeting virtually since the onset of the pandemic in 2020. The committee’s next meeting, scheduled for June 2020, also will be held virtually. Visit cablinginstall.com for periodic updates on activities within TR-42.

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