CEDIA announces 2016 Board of Directors
CEDIA has announced the 2016 volunteer Board of Directors. The board has three new directors: John Clancy, Ken Erdmann and Greg Margolis and two re-elected directors: Michael Pope and Joe Whitaker. Additionally, the CEDIA Board chose to appoint a new director, Jeremy Sweet, who will join the CEDIA Board of Directors for a one-year term to fill a vacated appointed position.
“This is an exciting time for CEDIA and I am pleased to welcome our new directors. I look forward to hearing their perspectives and gleaning from their experiences so we can continue to push the organization forward and provide vision and leadership to the industry,” Vin Bruno, CEDIA CEO, said in a statement.
John Clancy currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for New York-based Audio Command systems. In his role, Clancy is responsible for many of the day-to-day operations at the New York headquarters, along with technical leadership and the direction of the organization. This includes not only the New York headquarters, but also the ACS offices in Boca Raton, Florida and Los Angeles, California. In addition, Clancy is directly involved in sales, special projects and maintaining relationships with VIP clients and key industry partners. Clancy has also served as a volunteer for the CEDIA Awards program.
Ken Erdmann is co-founder and part owner of Erdmann Electric, Inc. based out of Springville Utah. Ken joined CEDIA in 1993 and has been actively involved as a volunteer since 1994. He has served as an instructor, committee chair, subject matter expert and volunteer leader. Ken was also an adjunct faculty member at Utah Valley State College instructing Electrical Automation and Robotic Technology. In 2003, he was honored as the CEDIA Volunteer of the Year. In 2005, Ken was elected to the CEDIA Board of Directors and served two years as Chair. In 2012, he was made a CEDIA Fellow and was honored with the CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award. Ken is currently active on the Professional Development Committee serving as the Certification team leader.