Gabe Alcala, Business Development Manager at Advanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC), has been elected Chairperson of the San Diego Section of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization. Alcala has been an IEEE member for four years. This is his first year holding the office of Section Chairperson.
With more than 421,335 members from over 160 countries, IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems to consumer electronics, biomedical engineering, telecommunications and more. The San Diego Section of the IEEE, which Alcala now presides over as chairperson, is a hub of 36 special interest societies and nearly 4,000 local members.
Alcala has spent the last four years of his IEEE membership serving the organization in a variety of ways. He volunteers for the Product Safety Engineering Society, has spoken at the IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering, hosts IEEE events, and with his EMC expertise, will serve as Co-Chairperson for the 2020 IEEE EMC Symposium in Reno, NV.