The Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA)

Board of Trustees

Brian Ellison – Quiksol Global

Board Member (L) (2023-Present)

120 Lower Delta Rd
#05-09/10/11 Cendex Centre
Singapore 169208

Joined IDEA: 2023

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• previously held a Board level position with IDEA and was deeply involved with the operations and strategy of IDEA
• Attended IDEA All Member Summit held in November 2023

Brian Wilson – MicroRam Electronics, Inc.

Secretary/Treasurer (2023-Present)

Executive Board Member (M) (2016-Present)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2013-Present

MicroRam Electronics, Inc.
222 Dunbar Court
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Joined IDEA: 2010
Committee Participation: New Member Development

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended Houston Board Summit – March 2014
• Attended Boston Annual Membership Meeting – November 2014
• Attended San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015
• Attended Austin Board Meeting and All Member Summit – November 2023

Gil Aouizerat – PCX, Inc.

President (2023-Present)

Executive Board Member (M) (2015-Present)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2009-Present

PCX, Inc.
17912 Gothard Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Joined IDEA: 2003
Committee Participation: Chair, Purchasing Standard Subcommittee (Standards); Marketing & Public Relations; IDEA-STD-1010 Update Subcommittee (Standards); IDEA-QMS-9090 Subcommittee (Standards); Conferences, Meetings & Special Events

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Provided nonconforming parts for IDEA Training Classes – 2007-2009
• Provided personnel to assist in setup and breakdown of IDEA Training Classes
• Assisted IDEA in establishing online social media presence
• Attended Atlanta Board Summit – February 2010
• Attended and presented at 2010 Annual Membership Meeting – October 2010
• Provided personnel to assist with classroom setup for IDEA courses
• Hosted on-site interview for industry magazine at IDEA’s request
• Attended 2011 State of the Association Meeting – April 2011
• Provided industry presentations promoting IDEA and IDEA Members
• Attended Boston Board Summit – October 2011
• Attended  the 2012 State of the Association Meeting – May 2012
• Attended Houston Board Summit – March 2014
• Attended Boston Annual Membership Meeting – November 2014
• Attended San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015
• Attended Austin Board Meeting and All Member Summit – November 2023

Hande Meissner – NexGen Digital

Board Member (M) (2023-Present)

Years of Continuous Board Service: 2014-2021, 2023-Present
President (2016-2017)

1370 Reynolds, #119
Irvine, CA 92614

Joined IDEA: 2023
Committee Participation: Vice-Chair, Purchasing Standard Subcommittee (Standards); Membership & Ethics Oversight Committee

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015

Jennifer Canizio – Sensible Micro Corporation

Board Member (M) (2023-Present)

Sensible Micro Corporation
13520 Prestige Place
Tampa, Florida, 33635

Joined IDEA: 2014

Committee Participation: IDEA Purchasing Standard Committee

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended Austin Board Meeting and All Member Summit – November 2023

Mike Tonneson – Arcadia Components, LLC

Board Member (M) (2023-Present)

4403 S 500 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Committee Participation: Served IDEA New Member Recruitment Committee; members of his team have participated on the Purchasing Committee and the IDEA-STD-1010-C Committee

Joined IDEA: 2013

P. Steve Calabria – PC Components Company, LLC

Senior Board Member (S) (2015-Present)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2006-Present

Past President of the Board of Trustees (2 Terms)

PC Components Company, LLC
314 SE Central Avenue
Seaside Park, NJ 08752

Joined IDEA: 2004
Committee Participation: Chair, Quality Certification & Education, IDEA-STD-1010-C Development, Marketing

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Presented on behalf of IDEA at SMTA/CALCE Counterfeit Symposium – December 2009
• Attended Atlanta Board Summit – February 2010
• Presented on behalf of IDEA at IDEA’s first audience of OCMs and Franchise Distributors – May 2010
• Provided nonconforming parts for IDEA Training Classes – 2007-2009
• Attended and presented at the 2010 Annual Membership Meeting – October 2010
• Presented at the 2010 SMTA/CALCE UoM Symposium
• Participated on SMTA/CALCE Symposium Panel
• Interviewed by industry trade magazines on behalf of IDEA
• Attended and presented at the 2011 State of the Association Meeting – April 2011
• Attended Boston Board Summit – October 2011
• Attended the 2012 State of the Association Meeting – May 2012
• Created ExamMaster Program to assist with the maintenance and update of the IDEA-ICE-3000 Program
• Attended and presented at the 2013 State of the Association Meeting – April 2013
• Attended Houston Board Summit – March 2014
• Attended Boston Annual Membership Meeting – November 2014
• Attended Austin Board Meeting and All Member Summit – November 2023

Paul Romano – Fusion

Senior Board Member (L) (2016-Present)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2008-Present

Fusion
One Marina Park Drive, Suite 305
Boston, MA 02210

Joined IDEA: 2004
Committee Participation: Chair: Standards; Chair: IDEA-STD-1010-B, Chair: IDEA-STD-1010-C, Chair: IDEA-STD-1010-B Update Subcommittee (Standards); Vice Chair, IDEA-QMS-9090 Subcommittee (Standards); Purchasing Standard Subcommittee (Standards); Budget & Finance; Management; Membership & Ethics Oversight

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended Atlanta Board Summit – February 2010 
• Chaired and successfully completed the revision of IDEA-STD-1010 – 2009-2011
• Presented on IDEA-STD-1010-B at the 2011 ERAI Executive Conference – April 2011
• Interviewed by industry trade magazines on behalf of IDEA
• Attended and presented at the 2011 State of the Association Meeting – April 2011
• Attended Boston Board Summit – October 2011
• Attended and presented at the 2012 State of the Association Meeting – May 2012
• Attended and presented at the 2013 State of the Association Meeting – April 2013
• Attended Houston Board Summit – March 2014
• Attended Boston Annual Membership Meeting – November 2014

• Past President of the Board of Trustees (5 Terms)

Scott McKee – 4 Star Electronics

Executive Board Member (M) (2016-Present)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2016-Present

Past President of the Board of Trustees (5 Terms)

4 Star Electronics 
930 Calle Negocio Suite C
San Clemente, CA 92673

Joined IDEA: 2008
Committee Participation: Government Liaison, Marketing & Public Relations, Purchasing Standard Subcommittee (Standards)

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended Austin Board Meeting and All Member Summit – November 2023

Sefanit Tesfaye – Abacus Technologies

Vice President (2023-Present)

Executive Board Member (L) (2019-Present)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2019-Present

Abacus Technologies
3894 Mannix Drive
Naples, FL 34114

Joined IDEA: 2015

Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended Austin Board Meeting and All Member Summit – November 2023

Tad Deer – Florida Circuit, LLC

Board Member (S) (2023-Present)

Committee Participation: IDEA-STD-1010-C Committee

1669 NW 144th Terrace, #211
Sunrise, FL 33323

Joined IDEA: 2003