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IEEE Houston Section Elects
Executive Committee Officers for 2020
Houston, Texas – December 11, 2019 – – The Houston Section of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, recently elected its executive committee officers for 2020. Each officer will serve a 2-year term.
The IEEE Houston Section 2020 incoming executive committee officers are:
Christopher Sanderson, Chair – CSSBB, CLSSBB, CQIA, CCAPP, SMASQ ‘02, SMIEEE ‘14, VoLT ’17 and is a Texas native. He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Reserve Officer Training Core (ROTC) Commissioned Officer from Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX in 1995 respectively. He’s a member of Epsilon Pi Tau, Engineer Technology Honor Society, IEEE HKN Honor Society, and the National Society of Pershing Rifles.
He has more than 25 years of professional experience to his credit, with 20 years of practical industry experience in the Electrical Industry. He has worked for some of the most recognized electrical solutions manufactures like ABB, Siemens, General Electric, Schneider Electric, and Mobil Chemical to name a few. He has held a variety of positions including Standards Coordinator, Sales & Marketing, Operations Effectiveness, and Quality. He is a former member of General Electric Elfun Society and is a recipient of several CEO Chairman Awards from Schneider Electric “Alliance Award”, General Electric “Gerald L. Phillippe Award”, and Siemens Energy & Automation “Silver Partnership Award” for community service and leadership.
He is a recent recipient of the IEEE R5 Jim Leonard Outstanding Member Award.
He serves on the following IEEE Committees:
Moriah Hargrove Anders, Vice-Chair – Moriah has a long history of volunteering with the Houston Section of IEEE. She served as the the Houston Section Executive Secretary for the past year and is currently a member of the IEEE-USA Intellectual Property Committee. Prior to that she was the Young Professional Chair, which she held in 2017 and 2018. She also acts as a mentor and facilitator for the current Houston Section Young Professional Chair and the current Student Branch Coordinator.
Moriah organized devDay 2018. Moriah was also the President of the University of Houston Student Branch of IEEE. Moriah is currently a Patent Agent with Fletcher Yoder, a premiere intellectual property law firm based in North Houston. Fletcher Yoder specializes in patent preparation and prosecution. Moriah’s work responsibilities at Fletcher Yoder include managing a full docket, interfacing with inventors and patentable subject matter, supporting recruitment efforts, and representing clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Donald Dunn, Treasurer – Donald has volunteered to serve as Treasurer for another term. Donald has been the section’s Treasurer for the past 4 years. He has done a great job in balancing and managing budget expectations for the Section. He is the Past Houston Section Chair, and Past IEEE Industrial Application Society (IAS) Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee (PCIC) Chairman. Donald has had an enormous impact within the industry and locally with his activities within PCIC conferences. In addition to his volunteer work with IEEE, he also highly involved with ISA, where he currently serves as the Standards & Practice Managing Director and Co-Chair Technology Search Committee. In 2017 he received the Russell W. Mills award in recognition of his outstanding dedication and service to furthering the objectives of the PCIC. Donald currently is a senior consultant for WS Nelson.
About IEEE Houston Section
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