Cable-Tec Expo: SCTE Elects Officers For 2012-13 Term

Time Warner Cable’s LaJoie Re-Elected as Chairman

Orlando -- The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, on the eve of its flagship Cable-Tec Expo annual conference here, announced today that its board of directors has re-elected Mike LaJoie, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Time Warner Cable, as chairman of the board for the 2012-13 term.

In addition to LaJoie (pictured above), the board elected its other officers. Those include:

  • Vice chairman: Terry Cordova, senior vice president and CTO, Suddenlink Communications

  • Secretary: Jim Hughes, senior vice president, global broadband sales, CommScope

  • Treasurer: Ed Marchetti, vice president, engineering/operations, Comcast Cable Communications

The SCTE board also elected Tommy Hill, director, area operations, Mediacom Communications, as the additional member of the SCTE Board’s executive committee.

“With superior representation from across the industry, SCTE will continue to rise to engineering and operations challenges and to maximize opportunities,” SCTE president and CEO Mark Dzuban commented. “I thank the outgoing officers for their guidance over the past year, and Mike LaJoie and I are eager to work with his fellow committee members and the entire board in the year ahead on ongoing and new initiatives that drive substantial value for the industry.”

The other 10 members of the 2012-’13 SCTE board are:

  • Ralph Brown, CableLabs

  • Pat Crull, Time Warner Cable

  • David Haigh, Midcontinent Communications

  • Roger Hughes, Armstrong Cable Services

  • Joe Jensen, Buckeye CableSystem

  • Bob Legg, Suddenlink Communications

  • Patrick O’Hare, Comcast Cable

  • Nick Segura, Charter Communications

  • Martha Soehren, Comcast University and Comcast Cable

  • Rick Sullivan, Times Fiber Communications/Amphenol

The 2012-’13 SCTE regional representatives are:

  • Region 1: Ed Marchetti, Comcast Cable

  • Region 2: Nick Segura, Charter Communications

  • Region 3: Randy Love, Comcast Cable Communications

  • Region 4: Ronald Hardzog Jr., Cox Communications

  • Region 5: Rick Sullivan, Times Fiber Communications/Amphenol

  • Region 6: David Haigh, Midcontinent Communications

  • Region 7: Joe Jensen, Buckeye CableSystem

  • Region 8: Tommy Hill, Mediacom Communications

  • Region 9: Rick Jubeck, KGP Logistics

  • Region 10: Bob Legg, Suddenlink Communications

  • Region 11: Roger Hughes, Armstrong Cable Services

  • Region 12: Joseph Guariglia, Comcast Cable Communications

  • Region 13 (Canada): Mario Massi, Cogeco Cable

Following election of its officers Tuesday, the 2012-’13 SCTE board conducted its first board meeting.

Exton, Pa.-based SCTE is a non-profit professional association with nearly 14,000 members from the U.S. and 70 countries worldwide. It offers a variety of programs and services for cable industry training and education and is an ANSI-accredited standards development organization.