TIA cabling standards development subcommittees elect leadership

Several of the TIA’s TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems subcommittees, which produce cabling standards, elected chairs and vice chairs.

Cabling standards developed within the TIA TR-42 committee, intended primarily for North America, nonetheless have an impact on many structured cabling systems around the world.
Cabling standards developed within the TIA TR-42 committee, intended primarily for North America, nonetheless have an impact on many structured cabling systems around the world.

At the Telecommunications Industry Association’s TR-42 Engineering Committee meeting held the week of October 12, several of the group’s cabling standards development subcommittees elected leadership to serve two-year terms from 2015 to 2017.

Specifically, the TIA TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee’s odd-numbered subcommittees (TR-42.1, 42.3, 42.5, 42.7, 42.9, 42.11 and 42.13) each elected a chair and vice chair. Chairs and vice chairs of the even-numbered subcommittees (TR-42.6, 42.10, 42.12 and 42.16) are serving 2014-2016 terms.

Those elected in October officially assumed their leadership positions when the TR-42 meeting adjourned on October 16.

Listed here are the odd-numbered subcommittees and their newly elected chairs and vice chairs.

TR-42.1 Generic and Premises Cabling

Chair: Henry Franc, Belden

Vice Chair: Joe Cody, Corning

TR-42.3 Pathways and Spaces

Chair: Cindy Montstream, Legrand

Vice Chair: Jonathan Jew, J&M Consultants

TR-42.5 Infrastructure Terms

Chair: Diane Forbes, Northwest Information Services

Vice Chair: Ron Tellas, Panduit

TR-42.7 Copper Cabling

Chair: Wayne Larson, CommScope

Vice Chair: Sterling Vaden, Surtec

TR-42.9 Industrial Cabling

Chair: Brad Woodman, Molex

Vice Chair: Bob Lounsbury, ODVA

TR-42.11 Optical Systems

Chair: Paul Kolesar, CommScope

Vice Chair: David Mazzarese, OFS

TR-42.13 Passive Optical Devices and Fiber Optic Metrology

Chair: Greg Sandals, OFS

Vice Chair: Dan Morris, Kitco

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