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InfoComm Announces 2011 Board Results

Jan 5, 2011 12:00 PM

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InfoComm International announced its 2011 Board of Directors:


  • Leadership Development Committee Chairman: Tom Stimson, CTS, The Stimson Group
  • President: Jim Ford, PE, Ford Audio-Video Systems
  • President-Elect: Greg Jeffreys, Paradigm Audio Visual Ltd.
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Tony Warner, CTS-D, RTKL.


  • Johanne Belanger, AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions
  • Thomas Berry, Verrex Corp.
  • Matt Emerson, CTS, CEAVCO Audio Visual Co.
  • Barry Goldin, CTS, Audio Video Systems
  • Aseem Gupta, Visionaire FZE
  • Craig Janssen, LEED AP, Acoustic Dimensions
  • L. William Nattress III, CTS-D, CTS-I, Shen Milsom & Wilke
  • Cory Schaeffer, Listen Technologies Corp.

"InfoComm thanks Jay Rogina of Spinitar for his tremendous contributions as an InfoComm officer over the past four years," says Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., executive director and CEO, InfoComm International. "His vision of the industry helped guide many of InfoComm's strategic decisions over the past several years." InfoComm also thanks Paul Peck of Avidex for his dedicated service on the InfoComm board. "Paul brought to the board the issues of the integrator, and he spoke of the need to engage the IT community and bring AV closer to the center of the communications industry," Lemke says.

Scheduling a CTS Exam for 2011?

If you are scheduling a CTS, CTS-D, or CTS-I exam in 2011, you will reserve your spot through Pearson VUE, InfoComm's new testing center provider. Find a testing center near you, check out the practice calculator, tour a test center virtually, and review frequently asked questions at

New InfoComm Special Report

Written for the AV professional, InfoComm Special Reports offer an insider's view of the innovative technologies and companies that make the AV industry dynamic and exciting. These special reports feature an in-depth view of the trends and issues facing the professional AV industry.

Be sure to check out the newly added Fiber-Optics Special Report. Fiber-optic networks are showing up in AV installs at an increasing rate, driven by the need to transport a large amount audio, video, and data over a long distance. Historically, copper-based networks have been able to meet the demand, but advancements in technology and changes in consumption behavior of content such as high-definition video streaming have pushed the capacity of copper cables to their limit. Fiber-optic cables and fiber-optic networks are the obvious remedy to the increasing bandwidth needs of today's users, but the use of fiber optics is still fairly new to the AV industry. Previously, fiber-optic networks were typically deployed in government or military applications for security reasons. Fiber-optic cables and fiber-based network components were so cost-prohibitive that they were rarely seen outside of these venues.

Visit to view this and other special reports in their entirety.

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InfoComm iQ is building a website that will showcase projects that implement AV technology in a wide variety of applications. If you have any profiles—including images, 360 videos, descriptions, and a list of core products used—you would like to include, please email the information to

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