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The History of Consumer Electronics Society (CESoc)
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 (CESoc)
Updated January 2, 2019
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
CESoc-08 OFFICERS
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 Vacant
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 Vacant
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