Congdon elected chair of TIA 42.1 Subcommittee

Nov. 19, 2001
November 20, 2001 After serving as vice chair, Herb Congdon takes over as chair of the group responsible for the 568 standard set.

Herbert V. Congdon II, PE, director, fiber systems marketing for Tyco Electronics (, has been elected chair of the TIA TR 42.1 subcommittee.

Congdon previously served as vice-chair of the subcommittee and was elected by acclamation during the November 2001 meeting. His two-year term began at the conclusion of the meeting. Congdon has been active in the TIA TR 42 formulating groups since 1996, and still serves as the chair of TIA TR 42.8, Optical Fiber Cabling.

TIA TR 42.1 is the formulating group that authors the ANSI/TIA/EIA-568 standard. Current projects of the committee also include developing the Building Automation Systems standard and a new project for network distribution nodes.

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