Our team includes many knowledgeable professionals who will continue to shape our industry initiatives and continue to make CEDIA the top resource for the custom electronic design and installation industry.
Indianapolis, Ind. Andy Willcox, president of ProLine Integrated Systems, a home systems integration company with locations in Chicago and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has been elected to his first term as president of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA).
Willcox has more than 15 years in the consumer electronics industry and is a founding member of CEDIA. He served as the chair of the record -breaking 2002 CEDIA EXPO, which hosted nearly 20,000 industry professionals, and he has been an active contributor to CEDIA's board of directors, councils, committees and action teams. He also has served as vice president of CEDIA and chairman of the Industry Events and Outreach Council.
Willcox will lead CEDIA's executive committee with the following elected industry professionals:
Ken Smith, vice president - Custom Electronics, Inc., Falmouth, Maine
Larry Dashiell, treasurer - HomeTech Systems, Petaluma, Calif.
Utz Baldwin, secretary - AD Systems, Houston, Texas
Ray Lepper, past president - Home Media Stores, Midlothian, VA.
CEDIA's 2005 -2006 board of directors include:
Andrew Ard, KA Marketing, Lewisville, Texas
Rick Bergamaschi, Runco International, Union City, Calif.
Larry Dashiell, HomeTech Systems, Petamula, Calif.
Rich Green, Rich Green Ink, Palo Alto, Calif.
John Litt, Custom System Technologies, Austin, Texas
Randy Stearns, Engineered Environments, Oakland, Calif.
Randy Wilson, Wilson Home Theater Systems, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Jeff Zemank, Lutron Electronics,, Coopersburg, Pa.
"CEDIA benefits greatly from the leadership of the industry's outstanding members, who serve on our executive committee and board," said CEDIA Executive Director Billilynne Keller. "Our team includes many knowledgeable professionals who will continue to shape our industry initiatives and continue to make CEDIA the top resource for the custom electronic design and installation industry."
CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,000 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. CEDIA members include Residential Electronics Systems Professionals who have emerged as the "fourth contractor" in the building and remodeling industries alongside electrical, plumbing and HVAC professionals. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's Web site at www.cedia.org.