Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association to Hold First General Meeting in San Francisco

A new engineering and management association for engineers, managers and other professionals in the solar and green energy industries will hold its first general meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, July 15, 2010 from 1-5 p.m.

A new engineering and management association for engineers, managers and other professionals in the solar and green energy industries will hold its first general meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, July 15, 2010 from 1-5 p.m.


SEMA, the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association, was established at a meeting on June 10, 2010 at Flextronics Inc.'s campus in Milpitas, CA as an educational, technical and professional association serving the solar manufacturing and related industries. Spokesman Matthew Holzmann of Christopher Associates said, "On the basis of a very successful first meeting, we are now inviting all stakeholders in the industry to participate and help establish SEMA as a member-driven professional organization that will help propel solar energy into the forefront. We want SEMA to be regarded as an indispensible resource for professionals around the world, including key stakeholders in research, manufacturing, academia and government."

SEMA Membership along with active committee involvement is encouraged as the best way to support and create a productive forward path. Please sign up for membership and committee interest at the following URL link: http://www.mysvel.com/SEMA.

The steering/formation committee will help to develop the plan for the association that will include article of incorporation as well as defining the strategy of the association and developing the association business plan. The technical/program committee will develop the technical programs for the association, which will include educational courses. The goals committee will define the goals of the association as well as the mission and vision statements. The membership committee will work on the recruitment of members for the association.

The first general meeting will take place in the Telegraph Hill Room of the San Francisco Omni Hotel at 500 California Street. For further information, please contact Matthew Holzmann at matt.holzmann@christopherweb.com or Dennis Willie at dennis.willie@flextronics.com. For further inquiries, please contact:
Matthew Holzmann, President
Christopher Associates Inc.
3617 W. MacArthur Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
714-979-7500

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