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February 23, 2015 - Passing of Jim Fitzgerald

It is with sadness we share the news of the passing of long time ICC member and Past Chair Jim Fitzgerald this past Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  An ICC obituary has been posted here.  As published in The Journal News on February 22, 2015, posted here.

February 17, 2015 - Spring 2015 Meeting Announcement

It is now approximately 2 months (8 weeks) until the Spring 2015 ICC Meeting convenes at the Hilton Hotel in Clearwater Beach, FL.  The meeting will be held April 12-15, 2015 .  Information on the meeting, including hotel details and a first preliminary agenda can be found at this link.

February 11, 2015 - Passing of Robert (Bob) Gear

It is with sadness we share the news of the passing of long time ICC member and former Subcommittee B Chair Robert (Bob) Gear.  A link to the obituary from the Chicago Tribune is provided here.

December 17, 2014 - Updates to Standards Status & Policies and Procedures for Working Groups

Two important documents have been updated on the website, of particular interest to all Working group chairs and vice chairs.  Standards Chair John Merando has updated the standards status spreadsheet to reflect some recent PAR extensions.  WG Chairs/Vice Chairs should check this to make sure their understanding of their PAR status matches the IEEE SA's status.
Also updated are the Policies and Procedures for Working Groups which were recently modified by the IEEE-SA Audit Committee.  Any questions about these changes should be directed to Lauri Hiivala.

November 20, 2014 - NRC Engineer of the Year

ICC's own Gabe Taylor was recently recognized as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Engineer of the Year. Gabe has been active in ICC for several years and now serves as Chair of WG D19 IEEE P 1844, Standard For Testing Fire Resistive Cables For Use In Nuclear Facilities and Vice Chair of WG D15 IEEE P1202 Vertical Tray Flame Test Protocol. Gabe is an Engineer in the NRC's Fire Research Branch in Rockville, MD. Each year the NRC selects its top Engineer from among its3,800 employees. That Engineer then is automatically in competition for the Federal Engineer of the Year Award with candidates from 24 other Federal Agencies. Gabe will join these other winners for the announcement of the overall winner at a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on February 26, 2015. Congratulations and good luck Gabe!!

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