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NEMA Congratulates newly appointed NIST staff.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 20, 2013 - National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomes – pending approval by the Department of Commerce and Office of Personnel Management – appointments of Dr. Chris Greer and Dr. David Wollman to posts of Director and Deputy Director of National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office. Greer will also hold title of National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, replacing Dr. George Arnold.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Congratulates Newly Appointed NIST Staff

Press release date: Jun 14, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomes the appointments of Dr. Chris Greer and Dr. David Wollman to the posts of Director and Deputy Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, pending approval by the Department of Commerce and Office of Personnel Management.

“We’ve worked with Dave for a long time between the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel and NIST’s Federal Advisory Committee,” said NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis. “I’m looking forward to working with Dr. Greer who brings a well-qualified fresh perspective to the table.”

Greer will also hold the title of National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, replacing Dr. George Arnold who was promoted to director of NIST’s Standards Coordination Office.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

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