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2020-2021 Board of Directors Election


The CEDIA Board of Directors governs the association's activities, and is dedicated to furthering the CEDIA mission of building prosperity for its members and ensuring the growth of the industry through its programs and initiatives.

There are seven (7) open board positions for the 2020-2021 term. Positions will be filled in two ways:

Elected Directors: CEDIA members will vote to fill four (4) elected positions. Home Technology Professional members who are employees of a member company may be nominated, vetted by the Governance Committee, and proposed as candidates for the global membership vote. The vacancies this election cycle may be filled by one (1) CEDIA member in the EMEA region and three (3) from the rest of the global membership. Elected board members will be announced immediately after the election and seated on January 1, 2020.

Appointed Directors: All other member types (manufacturers, service providers, etc.) and additional Home Technology Professionals are eligible for appointment to the Board of Directors. There are three (3) appointed positions open for the 2020-2021 term;  one (1) to be filled from the EMEA region, and two (2) from the rest of the global membership. The CEDIA Governance Committee reviews candidates based on the skills needed and makes a recommendation to the Board, who vote to approve the appointment. This process runs in parallel with the election, with the appointments occurring at the January 2020 board meeting. 

To nominate a candidate for the Board of Directors, individuals must fill out the nomination form found below. Nominations will be accepted until August 2, 2019.

The Board election process is governed and outlined by CEDIA's bylaws. Voting will be open from September 10 to October 22, 2019: All member types, whether integrator, manufacturer, service provider or other, may vote and each company has one vote.
Please be sure the individual you nominate is willing and able to serve on the CEDIA Board of Directors.
The CEDIA Governance Committee has identified a number of desired attributes against which candidates will be evaluated as part of the selection process for prospective new board members. Please place a check mark next to the criteria that represents the above nominee.





Upon receipt of this form, nominees will be asked to complete a questionnaire and provide a biographical sketch. Qualified nominees will be interviewed by the Governance Committee.

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Continuing Directors


The following current Directors are continuing their service next year.

Rob Sutherland
Chairman-Elect
Inspired Dwellings, Ltd.
London, United Kingdom

Peter Aylett
Director
Archimedia
West Sussex, United Kingdom

Michael Cogbill
Director
ETC
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

Albert Mizrahi
Director
Smartlab
Mexico City, Mexico

Joe Whitaker
Director
Thoughtful Integrations
Clayton, MO, USA

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