History

 

The History of Consumer Electronics Society (CTSoc)

Updated January 2, 2019 (Download Pdf)
IRE Professional Group on Broadcast and Television Receivers (BTRC)/Consumer Electronics Group

(This group operated concurrently with the Broadcast Group/Group on Broadcasting. Both groups merged in 1976 to form the BCCE Society.)

 
• November 1, 1949 - First Meeting
• 1963 - Name change to IEEE Professional Technical Group on Broadcast and Television Receivers
• 1964 - Name change to Group on Broadcast and Television Receivers
• 1974 - Between August and December 1974, approval of Broadcast and Television Receivers Group name change to IEEE Group on Consumer Electronics.
• 1975 - Consumer Electronics Group merged with Group on Broadcasting to form the BCCE Society.
• The Consumer Electronics Group also ran as a separate subgroup under the BCCE Society from 1976 to 1982. In 1982 it became a Society of its own: Consumer Electronics Society.
• 1983 - First meeting of CE Society because TAB approved dissolution of BCCE and, as a result, approved the formation of both the Consumer Electronics Society and the Broadcast Technology Society.
• 2013 – Changed from AdCom to BoG
The History of Consumer Electronics Society (CTSoc)

 

CTSoc-08 BOARD OF GOVERNORS

2020

President Wahab Almuhtadi
Past President Sharon Peng
Vice President, Operations and Planning Stefan Mozar
Vice President Conferences Raed Abdullah
Vice President of International Affairs Wen-Chung Kao
Vice President Publications Simon Sherratt
Vice President Membership Development JM Chung
Vice President Technical and Educational Activities Gordana Velikic
Vice President Industry and Standards Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Branislav Djokic
Secretary William D Orner
Society Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2019

President Wahab Almuhtadi
Past President Sharon Peng
Vice President, Operations and Planning Stefan Mozar
Vice President Conferences Raed Abdullah
Vice President of International Affairs Wen-Chung Kao
Vice President Publications Simon Sherratt
Vice President Membership Development JM Chung
Vice President Technical and Educational Activities Gordana Velikic
Vice President Industry and Standards Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Branislav Djokic
Secretary William D Orner
Society Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2018

President Shaomin Peng
President Elect Wahab Almuhtadi
Past President Stefan G Mozar
Vice President, Operations and Planning Brian E Markwalter
Vice President Conferences Stephen D Dukes
Vice President of International Affairs Joonki Paik
Vice President Publications Stuart J Lipoff
Vice President Membership Development Wen-Chung Kao
Vice President Education (Jul.-Dec.) Gordana Velikic
Vice President Education (Jan.-Jul) Wahab Almuhtadi
Vice President Industry Relations Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Willaim Orner
Secretary William D Orner
Executive Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2017

President Shaomin Peng
Past President Stefan G Mozar
Vice President, Operations and Planning Brian E Markwalter
Vice President Conferences Stephen D Dukes
Vice President of International Affairs Joonki Paik
Vice President Publications Stuart J Lipoff
Vice President Membership Development Wen-Chung Kao
Vice President Education Wahab Almuhtadi
Vice President Industry Relations Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Joseph V Lillie
Secretary William D Orner
Executive Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2016

President Shaomin Peng
Past President Stefan G Mozar
Vice President, Operations and Planning Brian E Markwalter
Vice President Conferences Stephen D Dukes
Vice President of International Affairs Sung Jea Ko
Vice President Publications Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Joseph V Lillie
Secretary William D Orner
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2015

President Shaomin Peng
Past President Stefan G Mozar
Vice President, Operations and Planning Brian E Markwalter
Vice President Conferences Stephen D Dukes
Vice President of International Affairs Sung Jea Ko
Vice President Publications Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Joseph V Lillie
Secretary William D Orner
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2014

President Stefan G Mozar
Past President Stephen D Dukes
Vice President, Operations and Planning Shaomin Peng
Vice President Conferences Stephen D Dukes
Vice President of International Affairs Sung Jea Ko
Vice President Publications Stuart J Lipoff
Treasurer Joseph V Lillie
Secretary Joseph V Lillie
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2013

President Stefan G. Mozar
Past President Stephen D. Dukes
Vice President, Operations and Planning Shaomin Peng
Vice President Conferences Stephen D. Dukes
Vice President for International Affairs Sung Jea Ko
Vice President for International Strategy Tomohiro Hase
Vice President Publications Stuart J. Lipoff
Treasurer Scott L. Linfoot
Secretary Tom Wilson
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2012

President Stephen D. Dukes
Past President Larry/Lianrui Zhang
First Vice President Thomas M. Coughlin
Vice President Conferences Stefan G. Mozar
Vice President for International Affairs Robin S. Bradbeer
Vice President for International Strategy Tomohiro Hase
Vice President Publications Stuart J. Lipoff
Treasurer Scott L. Linfoot
Secretary Tom Wilson
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2011

President Stephen D. Dukes
Past President Larry/Lianrui Zhang
First Vice President Thomas M. Coughlin
Vice President for International Affairs Robin S. Bradbeer
Vice President for International Strategy Tomohiro Hase
Treasurer Scott L. Linfoot
Secretary Tom Wilson
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2010

President Stephen D. Dukes
Past President Larry/Lianrui Zhang
First Vice President Thomas M. Coughlin
Vice President for International Affairs Robin S. Bradbeer
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Scott L. Linfoot
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2009

President Larry/Lianrui Zhang
Past President William Lumpkins
First Vice President Stephen D. Dukes
Vice President for International Affairs Robin S. Bradbeer
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Scott L. Linfoot
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2008

President William Lumpkins
Past President Hans A. Baumgartner
First Vice President - Operations And Planning Ulrich Reimers
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Scott L. Linfoot
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2007

President William Lumpkins
Past President Hans A. Baumgartner
First Vice President - Operations And Planning Ulrich Reimers
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Charlotte Kobert
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2006

President Hans A. Baumgartner
Junior Past President Ralph H. Justus
Senior Past President Vishal Markandey
First Vice President - Operations And Planning William Lumpkins
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Edward A. Barrett
Administrator Charlotte Kobert

2005

President Ralph H. Justus
Junior Past President Vishal Markandey
Senior Past President Terrence R. Smith
First Vice President - Operations And Planning Wayne E. Bretl
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Edward A. Barrett
Administrator Position Charlottte Kobert

2004

President Ralph H. Justus
Junior Past President Vishal Markandey
Senior Past President Terrence R. Smith
First Vice President - Operations and Planning Wayne E. Bretl
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Edward A. Barrett
Administrator Position Charlotte Kobert

2003

President Ralph H. Justus
Junior Past President Vishal Markandey
Senior Past President Terrence R. Smith
First Vice President - Operations and Planning Wayne E. Bretl
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Edward A. Barrett
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

2002

President Vishal Markandey
Junior Past President Terrence R. Smith
Senior Past President James O. Farmer
First Vice President - Operations and Planning Ralph H. Justus
Second Vice President - International Affairs Stefan G. Mozar
Treasurer Leander H. Hoke, Jr.
Secretary Jean G. Goolsby
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

2001

President Terrence R. Smith
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) Vishal Markandey
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Stefan Mozar
Treasurer
Secretary Jean G. Agostinelli
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

2000

President Terrence R. Smith
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) Vishal Markandey
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Stefan Mozar
Treasurer Gene Frantz
Secretary Jean G. Agostinelli
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1999

President James O. Farmer
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) Terrence R. Smith
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Robin Bradbeer
Treasurer Gene Frantz
Secretary Jean G. Agostinelli
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1998

President James O. Farmer
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) Terrence R. Smith
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Robin Bradbeer
Treasurer Gene Frantz
Secretary Jean G. Agostinelli
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1997

President Stuart J. Lipoff
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) James O. Farmer
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Vacant
Treasurer Terrence R. Smith
Secretary Jean G. Agostinelli
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1996

President Stuart J. Lipoff
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) James O. Farmer
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Steve Chao
Treasurer Terrence R. Smith
Secretary K. Marcus Rabii
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1995

President Patrick D. Griffis
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) George Hanover
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Steve Chao
Treasurer Gene Frantz
Secretary K. Marcus Rabii
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1994

President Patrick D. Griffis
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) George Hanover
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Steve Chao
Treasurer Gene Frantz
Secretary Michael E. Long
Executive Administrator Diane D. Williams

1993

President Patrick D. Griffis
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) George Hanover
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Hiroshi Tanimura
Treasurer Gene Frantz
Secretary Michael E. Long

1992

President David M. Lewis
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) Patrick D. Griffis
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Hiroshi Tanimura
Treasurer Howard F. Prosser
Secretary Michael E. Long

1991

President Walter S. Ciciora
First Vice President (Operations and Planning) David M. Lewis
Second Vice President (International Affairs) Hiroshi Tanimura
Treasurer Howard F. Prosser
Secretary Patrick D. Griffis

1990

President Walter S. Ciciora
Vice President David M. Lewis
Treasurer Scott E. Cutler
Secretary Patrick D. Griffis

1989

President John G. N. Henderson
Vice President Walter S. Ciciora
Treasurer Scott E. Cutler
Secretary Howard F. Prosser

1988

President Stuart J. Lipoff
Vice President Walter S. Ciciora
Treasurer Scott E. Cutler
Secretary Howard F. Prosser

1987

President Harold J. Benzuly
Vice President Stuart J. Lipoff
Treasurer Scott E. Cutler
Secretary Howard F. Prosser

1986

President Eugene Lemke
Vice President Harold J. Benzuly
Treasurer Richard L. Hockenbrock
Secretary R. Kenneth Barr

1985

President Eugene Lemke
Vice President Harold J. Benzuly