ODVA Executive Director Katherine Voss opened the 14th term business meeting on March 3 by reviewing association accomplishments since the last meeting held in Florida in February 2009. Members and staff of ODVA held many workshops, seminars, plugfests and other promotional and educational over the past two years. An educational and promotional Webcast in China drew almost 400 attendees. A conformance test center was opened in China. Staff and the Technical Review Board have committed to a 2-times-per-year specification publication schedule that is now current with changes from the SIGs and Board.
Katherine Voss, ODVA Executive Director
In addition, Bosch Rexroth was welcomed as a new Principal Member. Representing it on the Board of Directors will be Bernd-Josef Schafer, BR executive vice president, engineering and manufacturing.
Voss and Schafer