SBE 2021 Membership Drive Draws 49 New Members

Each year, the Society of Broadcast Engineers conducts a member recruitment drive. The drive calls on current SBE members to encourage their non-member colleagues to join the association. This year, 47 individual members and two sustaining members were recruited.

The SBE Membership Drive ran from March 1 until May 31, 2021. As a recruiting incentive to members, the SBE asks for prize donations from SBE sustaining member companies. In addition, the recruiter will earn $5 per new member (up to $25) off his or her 2022 membership dues. 10 sustaining member companies plus the SBE provided prizes this year, ranging from shirts and hats to broadcast equipment. The SBE donated logo items, a copy of CertPreview, and a free Webinars by SBE registration. The theme for the 2021 drive was Add Power to Your Profession.

All the recruiters were eligible for the Membership Drive Grand Prize: A trip the SBE National Meeting this fall. (A cash prize option is available if the winner is not able to travel to the SBE National Meeting.) That meeting is currently planned to be held during the 2021 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The Grand Prize winner this year is Cris Alexander, CPBE, AMD, DRB, of Crawford Broadcasting Company, Aurora, CO. The SBE thanks the sustaining members who provided prizes.

Prize DonorPrizeWinnerLocationChapter
SBEtrip to the 2021 SBE National MeetingCris AlexanderAurora, COChapter 48
Comark12oz drinking tumblerJim OsterChandler, AZChapter 37
Comark12oz drinking tumblerJohnny StiglerEuless, TXChapter 67
Comarkzippered portfolio with techtrap elastic organizerAnthony DimsdaleGreenville, SCChapter 86
Davicom/ComlabDigital Temperature Probe Interface (DTPI) with two temperature sensorsJohn GarmendiOld Bridge, NJChapter 15
DielectricDielectric-logoed polo shirtScott MasonAlbany, NYChapter 58
DielectricDielectric-logoed polo shirtHoward FineSherman Oaks, CAChapter 47
Heartland Video Systems$100 Amazon Gift cardJoshua BakerBoulder, COChapter 48
Heartland Video Systemsnotebook and mousepadJeffrey JunietCasselberry, FLChapter 42
Heartland Video SystemsRocketbook Matrix smart notebookDustin PamplonaTwin Falls, IDChapter 145
Heartland Video Systemstravel packLandis SchrockRoanoke, VAChapter 78
Heartland Video Systemswireless charger and mini notebookWalter StrogoffCallahan, FLChapter 74
Heartland Video Systemszippered throw and tote bagThomas McNichollWhitesboro, NYChapter 22
LBA$250 in LBA online safety coursesCris AlexanderAurora, COChapter 48
Orban1101e card and breakout cableChristopher TarrMukwonago, WIChapter 28
Shively Labs$200 Amazon gift cardJeffrey DinsmoreIndianapolis, INChapter 25
Telos AllianceOmnia VoltScott MasonAlbany, NYChapter 58
Telos AllianceTelos swag packJT TuckerCharleston, SCChapter 107
Tieline$25 Amazon gift cardMartin StabbertReno, NVChapter 139
Tieline$25 Dunkin gift cardMatthew DombardHuntingdon Valley, PAChapter 18
Tieline$25 Dunkin gift cardDaniel UllmerSalem, VAChapter 78
Tieline$25 Starbucks gift cardBarry FisherEmmaus, PAChapter 18
SBE$25 gift certificate to the SBE Store/SBE BookstoreBarry FisherEmmaus, PAChapter 18
SBEcopy of CertPreviewChris SwisherColumbia, MOChapter 143
SBESBE coffee mug and magnetKen HoldenClovis, CAChapter 66
SBESBE coffee mug and magnetMartin StabbertReno, NVChapter 139
SBESBE-logoed hatBrian OligerHaymarket, VAChapter 37
SBEWebinars by SBE registrationConrad TrautmannTrumbull, CTChapter 15

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