Results Are in – SBC Members Elect New Board Members

2022 Safer Buildings Coalition Board of Directors Election

Posted on September 8, 2022

The Safer Buildings Coalition 2022 Election for the Board of Directors is complete, and we are excited to seat our new Board of Directors. Congratulations to those elected!  

All candidates received considerable support – thank you for your participation!

The Results:  

  • Vice President of the Board – David Adams - Director – PCTEL (David will ascend to President of the Board Sept 2023) - View Candidate's Page

  • At-Large Member (Odd Years – Through Sept 2023): Scott Umemoto – Dir. Strategic Technologies - Day Wireless  - View Candidate's Page

  • At-Large Member (Even Years – Through Sept 2024): Josh Gerst, VP Engineering - RF Connect  - View Candidate's Page

The new board will seated at the first monthly SBC Board meeting in September. 

Changes coming to the current SBC Board: 

Thank you to outgoing Immediate Past President Eric Toenjes of Graybar, who has completed three years of Board service!

  • Prince Niyyar of Commdex ascends to President of the Board, through Sept 2023
  • Dennis Burns of ADRF transitions to Immediate Past President of the Board – Thank you for your leadership Dennis!
A few words from our At-Large Members...

"I’ve been proud to serve the Safer Buildings Coalition as the Chair of the Codes and Standards Workgroup since its inception in 2017, working with a broad range of member organizations to help affect positive change in the national code bodies, for the benefit of the public, our industry and the men and women who are in the front lines providing public safety response. Thanks all!  Very much looking forward to working with this excellent team to further the SBC mission!"

-Josh Gerst, VP Engineering - RF Connect

"Welcome to the board Josh! It was my pleasure to serve on the SBC Board the past year, in the At-Large position. Looking forward to working with this great team for another year."

-Scott Umemoto – Dir. Strategic Technologies - Day Wireless

Thank you once again for your service, and to all who voted. We couldn't do this important work without you!