09.15.2003 12:00 PM
SBE announces election results

The Society of Broadcast Engineers held its national elections for officers and board members and tabulated the results on September 11.

Raymond C. Benedict, CPBE, was elected president of the Society.

Other officers elected for one-year terms include:
Vice President – Samuel E. Garfield, CPBE CBNT, Vice President, Dilicast, Technical Broadcast Consultants, Raleigh, N.C.
Secretary – Ralph Hogan, CPBE CBNT, Assistant General Manager-Engineering Services: Northwest Public Radio and Television and Washington Higher Education Telecommunications System, Pullman, Wash.
Treasurer – Robert J. Russell, CSTE CBNT, Operations & Engineering Manager, KYMA-TV, Yuma, Ariz.

Elected to two-year terms on the national Board of Directors were:
Andrea Cummis, CBT, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Operations, Oxygen Media, New York, N.Y.
Dane E. Ericksen, P.E., CSRTE, Senior Engineer, Hammett & Edison Inc., Consulting Engineers, San Francisco, Calif.
Clay Freinwald, CPBE, Senior Facilities Engineer, Entercom, Seattle, Wash.
David Hultsman, CSRE, Broadcast Channel Manager, Continental Electronics, Birmingham, Ala.
Mark S. Olkowski, CPBE, Engineering Manager, Infinity Broadcasting, New York, N.Y.
Henry B. Ruhwiedel, CPBE, Chief Engineer, WYIN TV, Gary, IN/Chicago, Ill.

Those elected will join six other members of the Board who will begin the second year of their two-year terms.

The newly elected Officers and Directors will assume their offices on Wednesday, October 15 during the SBE Annual Membership Meeting in Madison, Wisc.

For more information visit www.sbe.org.

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