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.
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