Election of Officers for Term Beginning 01/01/08 and Ending 12/31/09
Candidate #1 – Steve Olenick

Candidate #2 – Charles Nash

Background of Candidates:

STEVE OLENICK – Director of Engineering, Tindall Associates, a veteran-owned small business, servicing the DoD communications marketplace. Previously: CFO of L-3 Nova Engineering, focused on Software Defined Radios (SDRs). Education: BSEE from Youngstown State University, 1972; MSEE from Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1976; MBA from the University of Cincinnati, 2002 and graduate course work at NJIT, 1977. Previuosly held positions included COO, NSS and Director of Programs, Nova Engineering; Research and Development Manager, Cincinnati Electronics Corp.; Group Leader, CMC Electronics; New Business Manager, ITT Avionics; and a Member of the Technical Staff for the US Army CECOM. Member of Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and a Senior Member of the IEEE; Organized Professional Development Seminars for the Fort Monmouth AFCEA Chapter; Published/Presented at MILCOM 86 and TCC 92; One Patent. He has held the positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Member-at Large of the Executive Committee in the Cincinnati Section of IEEE in previous years.

CHARLES NASH – Software Engineer Advanced at Siemens PLM Software. Siemens PLM Software, formerly UGS/SDRC, develops CAD/CAE/CAM engineering and manufacturing software for a wide customer base, offering products such as NX, Teamcenter, and Nastran, used by a customer in automotive, aerospace, consumer products, healthcare, and apparel industries. Charles develops custom networking software that interconnects their products deployed at their customers’ multinational operations. Earned an MSEE from the University of Illinois in 1981 and a BSEE from The Ohio State University in 1975. Prior development positions include: Network Systems Analyst at Convergys Corp; Advanced Manufacturing Engineer at GE Aircraft Engines; and Project Engineer at Cincinnati Milacron. Member of IEEE for 30 years and a Senior Member and has been active in the Cincinnati Section for 5 years, serving as the Arrangements Chair for 3 years and has served as Webmaster for past year. Completely redesigned our section’s website at ieeecincinnati.org. The goal of the new website is to provide a more dynamic communication channel for all of us to interact. Hobbies include bicycling, camping, fishing, and building custom computers. Married with three children.

Please e-mail your selection of either Steve Olenick, Charles Nash, or a Write-In Candidate for Member-at-Large. E-mail must be sent to j.r.morrison@ieee.org by December 7th, 2007.

Please include your Name and IEEE Member Number.