16 January 2004 Washington, DC Lightwave -- The Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Council announced that Michael DiMauro of FiberCore Systems has been elected president of the organization's board of directors for another year, effective immediately. Leonard Ray, Corning Inc., was voted vice president/president-elect, and newly elected to their positions are Doug Dowling as secretary and Dana Bisaro as treasurer.
The FTTH Council is a non-profit organization established in 2001 to educate the public on the opportunities and benefits of fiber-to-the-home solutions.
The Council's seven-member board and officers include:
- Michael DiMauro, FiberCore Systems Inc. -- President
- Leonard Ray, Corning Incorporated -- Vice President/President- Elect
- Douglas Dowling, Tyco Electronics -- Secretary
- Dana Bisaro, Zero dB-Treasurer
- Jay Fausch, Alcatel
- Russ Gyurek, Cisco
- Wes Rosenbalm, Bristol Virginia Utilities
"I am very pleased to serve as the FTTH Council's board president for another term, and am excited about what we plan to accomplish in 2004," said DiMauro. "The council is continuing to work hard to accelerate the growth of FTTH nationwide and to be an expert resource for the industry."
DiMauro's career spans 30 years in fiber-optic research and development, and he is currently executive vice president of new business development for FiberCore Systems. He has previously served as chairperson of the P6.2 Working Group of the Fiber Optic Technology Standards Committee for the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) and also held the post of Deputy Technical Advisor to the United States Standards Committee to the International Engineering Consortium (IEC). DiMauro has been a FTTH Council Board of Directors member since its inception in 2001 and has previously served as vice president.