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IDEA Board of Trustees

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To learn more about our Board of Trustees, please access the Board Biographical Information Page by following any of the "Click here for bio" links that appear below.

Note: Company size is identified as (S) for small, (M) for medium, and (L) for large after each Board Member's designation. Annual Trustee Positions are open to all company sizes.

Terms for Officer and Trustee Positions are also noted parenthetically next to each Board Member's designation following the identification of company size.

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Board Officers

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President (2014-2015)
Senior Board Member (L) (2013-2016)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2008-2015
Fusion
One Marina Park Drive, Suite 305
Boston, MA 02210
Joined IDEA: 2004
Committee Participation: Chair, Standards; Chair, IDEA-STD-1010 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
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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Dan Ellsworth
Vice President (2014-2015)
Executive Board Member (M) (2014-2017)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2010-2015
World Micro
205 Hembree Park Drive, #105
Roswell, GA 30076
Joined IDEA: 2008
Committee Participation: Chair, Government Liaison; Membership & Ethics Oversight; Marketing & Public Relations
Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended and provided presentation, "Counterfeit Cautionary Tale: Caught in the Middle," at Annual Membership Meeting – October 2010
• Attended 2011 State of the Association Meeting – April 2011
• Introduced NCIA industry diplomats to IDEA
• Attended Boston Board Summit – October 2011
• Attended 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 San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015
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Homey ShorooghiHomey Shorooghi
Secretary/Treasurer (2014-2015)
Executive Board Member (L) (2012-2015)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2012-2015
Advanced MP Technology
1010 Calle Sombra
San Clemente, CA 92673
Joined IDEA: 2003
Committee Participation: Chair, Budget & Finance; Government Liaison Committee; Purchasing Standard Subcommittee (Standards); Membership & Ethics Oversight
Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended the 2012 State of the Association Meeting – May 2012
• Attended San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015
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Board Members


This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Gil Aouizerat
Executive Board Member (S) (2012-2015)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2009-2015
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

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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it P. Steve Calabria
Senior Board Member (S) (2012-2015)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2006-2015
PC Components Company, LLC
314 SE Central Avenue
Seaside Park, NJ 08752
Joined IDEA: 2004
Committee Participation: Chair, Quality Certification & Education
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
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Ray Ford
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Executive Board Member (M) (2012-2015)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2009-2015
Impact Components
6010 Cornerstone Court West, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121
Joined IDEA: 2003
Committee Participation: Membership & Ethics Oversight
Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended Atlanta Board Summit – February 2010
• Provided nonconforming parts for IDEA Training Classes – 2007-2009
• Attended the 2010 Annual Membership Meeting – October 2010
• Purchased vertical banners for IDEA's show booth
• Provided personnel to tend the IDEA booth at the 2011 Del Mar DMEDS Show
• Attended 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

• Attended Houston Board Summit – March 2014
• Attended San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015
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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Jason Jowers
Executive Board Member (L) (2014-2017)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2009-2015
Velocity Electronics, LP
2208 Energy Drive
Austin, TX 78758
Joined IDEA: 2008
Committee Participation: Vice Chair, IDEA-QMS-9090 Subcommittee (Standards); Quality Certification and Education
Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Provided nonconforming parts for IDEA Training Classes - 2007-2009
• Attended and presented at Annual Membership Meeting – October 2010
• Attended Boston Board Summit – October 2011
• Attended and presented at the 2012 State of the Association Meeting – May 2012
• Attended the 2013 State of the Association Meeting – April 2013
• Attended Houston Board Summit – March 2014
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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Hande Meissner
Executive Board Member (S) (2014-2017)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2014-2015
NexGen Digital
1370 Reynolds, #119
Irvine, CA 92614
Joined IDEA: 2003
Committee Participation: Vice-Chair, Purchasing Standard Subcommittee (Standards)
Activities and Notable Contributions:
• Attended San Diego Board Meeting and Membership Meeting – April 2015
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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Brian Wilson
Executive Board Member (M) (2013-2016)
Years of Continuous Board Service: 2013-2015
MicroRam Electronics, Inc.
222 Dunbar Court
Oldsmar, FL 34677
Joined IDEA: 2010
Committee Participation: Marketing & Public Relations
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
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