August 2014 nominations

Latest TC Chairmen nominations and extensions, approved by the SMB

By Zoé Smart

New Chairman for IEC TC 31: Equipment for explosive atmospheres and IEC TC 115: High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission for DC voltages above 100 kV

Mark Coppler, new Chairman of TC 31
Mark Coppler, new Chairman of TC 31

About Mark Coppler

Mark Coppler began his term as Chairman of TC 31 on 1 August 2014 for a period of six years. Coppler is Senior Product Certification Specialist at Det Norske Veritas Certification Inc. and brings 29 years office and field experience in product development and certification of instruments for process measurement, safety and industrial hygiene to his new role. He has been a member of TC 31 since 1993 and is also Convenor of TC 31 WG 32.

About Marcus Häusler

TC 115 welcomed its new Chairman, Marcus Häusler, for the period 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2020. Häusler works in Product Portfolio Management HVDC & FACTS at Siemens and is an electrical engineer specialized in high voltage, power systems and HVDC & FACTS. He is Convenor of IEC SC 22F WG 24 and Member of a number of IEC Working Groups, as well as the German representative to SC 22F and TC 115. Häusler is the co-author of a number of publications on the subject of electrical power engineering.

Extensions

The SMB has approved the extension of the term of office of Pascal Tantin, Chairman of TC 38: Instrument transformer for the period 2014-08-01 to 2017-07-31.

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Mark Coppler, new Chairman of TC 31 Mark Coppler, new Chairman of TC 31
Marcus Häusler, new Chairman of TC 115 Marcus Häusler, new Chairman of TC 115
TC Chairmen are voted for by the members of the SMB TC Chairmen are voted for by the members of the SMB