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USNC Honors Recipients of IEC 1906 Award


New York, Sep 21, 2011

Fifteen members of the United States National Committee (USNC) to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) were honored with the prestigious IEC 1906 Award in recognition of their exceptional contributions to the IEC and the electrotechnical industry.

The award is bestowed annually upon technical experts from around the globe whose exemplary involvement in IEC activities have brought about significant advancements in international electrotechnical standardization.

The USNC proudly recognizes the following IEC 1906 Award recipients who have contributed in an outstanding way to their Technical Committees (TCs) or Subcommittees (SCs) and the overall work of IEC:

Jean Baronas
Sony Electronics Inc.
IEC TC 100

Donald Barta
Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.
IEC TC 55

Christine Blair
STMicroelectronics
IEC TC 47

Steven A. Brown
Underwriters Laboratories
IEC TC 66

Jim R. Conrad
Conrad Emc Consulting
IEC TC 62

Chris Diorio
Impinj
IEC Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1

Bob Griffin
IBM
IEC TC 108

David Hess
Nexans
IEC TC 46

Wayne Hoffman
ESAB Welding Products
IEC TC 26

Paul Kolesar
Commscope, Inc.
IEC TC 86

Hans Wolfgang Oertel
Bourns
IEC SC 37A

Kevin Rapp
Cooper Power Systems
IEC TC 10

Ted H. Schnaare
Rosemount Inc.
IEC TC 31

Jack M. Selby
IEC TC 45

Diane H. Williams
Corning Incorporated
IEC TC 110

Several of the USNC award recipients were honored by Philip M. Piqueira, USNC president, and Jim Matthews, IEC vice president and SMB chairman, at the September 15 USNC Council meeting in Arlington, VA. The awardees received certificates of recognition and a commemorative 1906 Award pin.

The IEC 1906 Award was established in 2004 to commemorate the IEC’s year of foundation. For more information, see the IEC Awards page.

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