The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) elected Jay McLellan, president of Home Automation Inc. (HAI) New Orleans, as chairman of the 2006 TechHome Division Board. The boardâ€™s role is to provide guidance with regard to benefits, services and initiatives for integrators, as well as a forum for discussing business issues. The election also places McLellan on the CEA executive board. David Epstein of Sound Solutions was elected as vice-chair of the TechHome Division board.
â€œ[TechHomeâ€™s] major goals for 2006 and beyond are educational programs to bring more technicians to the business, advocacy for consistent state and federal approaches to the trade and membership growth,â€ McLellan said.