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USNC Members honored with IEC 1906 Award.

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September 24, 2009 - In recognition of noteworthy contributions to IEC and electrotechnical industry, 23 members of United States National Committee (USNC) to IEC were named as recipients of annual IEC 1906 Award. At USNC Council meeting on September 2, 2009, several recipients were honored by Jim Mathews, USNC president, and Hiromichi Fujisawa, Ph.D., chairman of IEC CAB. Awardees received certificates of recognition and commemorative 1906 Award pin.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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USNC Honors Recipients of IEC 1906 Award

Press release date: September 16, 2009

New York - September 16, 2009 - Twenty-three members of the United States National Committee (USNC) to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have been selected to receive the prestigious IEC 1906 Award in recognition of their noteworthy contributions to the IEC and the electrotechnical industry. The award is bestowed annually upon technical experts from around the globe whose exceptional involvement in IEC activities have brought about significant advancements in international electrotechnical standardization. The USNC proudly recognizes the following IEC 1906 Award recipients for 2009: Malcolm Allison
James E. Armes
John N. Balough
Don Barta
Jay Britton
C.P. (Sandy) Butterfield
Stephen Chalmers
Lynn W. Craig
Jon Fairhurst
Kenneth E. Gettman
Charles Gutentag
Robert J. Kretschmann
Richard H. Lalumondier
Evans Massey
James E. Matthews III
Jack McCullen
Brian McNiff
Randy Pohl
Edward L. Quinn
Atul Srivastava
Antony Surtees
Robert Wichert
John H. Wohlgemuth Several of the USNC award recipients were honored by Jim Mathews, USNC president, and Hiromichi Fujisawa, Ph.D., chairman of the IEC Conformity Assessment Board (CAB), at the September 2, 2009, 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.

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