CEDIA ASIA PACIFIC ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD AT AGM

Three new members step up to leadership roles in the industry as Len Wallis of Len Wallis Audio moves to Chairman of CEDIA Asia Pacific following election results to the Association's Board revealed at this year's AGM.

Three new members step up to leadership roles in the industry as Len Wallis of Len Wallis Audio moves to Chairman of CEDIA Asia Pacific following election results to the Association's Board revealed at this year's AGM.


As the driving force behind his company for more than 30 years, Len Wallis will bring invaluable experience to his position as head of CEDIA Asia Pacific. He is joined on the Board by Clare Ward from another ESP (Electronic Systems Professional) Member, AVARNTI whilst CEDIA members have also elected Alexis Caldwell from Trade Supplier Member, LeisureTech. Don Mackenzie from Queensland -based Home Theatrix will continue on the Board in the role of Immediate Past Chairman.

"It's an honour to be elected Chairman of CEDIA's Asia Pacific Board" says Len Wallis, CEDIA Chairman. "I'd like to thank all those who members who voted for me and look forward to building on the excellent work of my predecessor. At a time of significant opportunity, I want to make sure that CEDIA members are in the right shape to grow their businesses and benefit from the value that Association membership brings".

Stepping down from the Board is Peter Greentree from Len Wallis Audio who has been serving as Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer and Simon Wehr who has re -located to the US.

"Volunteering to be part of the CEDIA Board demands considerable commitment" comments Stephen Miller CEDIA's Executive Director. "We welcome our new Chairman and fellow Board members and look forward to what we're sure will be their positive contributions in the future. We also say goodbye to Peter and Simon both of whom have dedicated endless hours of time to the industry and, on behalf of CEDIA Asia Pacific, I'd like to thank them for their dedication and their work."




The full Board is as follows:

Len Wallis (Len Wallis Audio): Chairman
Steven Hill (Technology in Design)
Andrew Bloom (Harvey Norman Commercial)
Alexis Caldwell (LeisureTech)
Clare Ward (AVARNTI)
Carlina Williamson (Herma Technologies)
Don MacKenzie (Home Theatrix): Immediate Past Chairman

The CEDIA AGM took place on Tuesday 9th November at the CEDIA Asia Pacific headquarters in Botany, NSW, Australia. For further information contact the CEDIA office on +61 (0) 2 9666 1677 or email info@cedia.com.au.

CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) is an international trade association of companies specializing in the planning and installation of electronic systems for the home. These systems include home networking, home automation and communication systems, media rooms, single or multi -room entertainment systems, and integrated whole -house sub -systems providing audio, video, lighting control, security, HVAC and other services.

Featured Product

Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!