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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced a slew of elections to its board and its product divisions. Tom Callahan, president of Sawyers Control Systems, a home electronics integration company, became CEA's TechHome Division Chair and a member of the CEA Executive Board. Callahan is the first non-manufacturer elected to the CEA Executive Board.
Other new CEA Executive Board members include Mike O'Neal, chair of CEA's Accessories Division and president and CEO of Gemini Industries; Gary Warzin, chair of CEA's Audio Division and president of Audiophile Systems; and Peter Fannon, chair of CEA's Video Division and vice president of technology policy and regulatory affairs for Panasonic/Matsushita Electric Corp. of America. Kathy Gornik, president of Thiel Audio Products, and Loyd Ivey, chairman and CEO of Mitek, were re-elected as chair and vice chair of the Executive Board. Another integrator, Sean Fields, president of Audio/Video Entertainment, was re-elected to CEA's Board of Directors. New board members assume their positions at the beginning of 2004.