Position Statement.

Who am I.

nationality

Panamanian.

Passion

Work for IEEE Activities and always giving the best

Education

  • B.Sc. in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, University of Panama 1981.
  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 1983

Personal Experience.

2018-Present
Panama CanalGeneration Section Manager, Energy Division
1981-Present
ConsultantOffers services as a consultant in Generation, Transmission and Distribution projects, as well as electrical design for residential, commercial and industrial installations.
2010-2018
Panama CanalHigh Voltage Section, Manager, Energy Division
2007-2010
Panama CanalLow Voltage Section Manager, Energy Division
1998
Panama CanalManager of Miraflores Power Plant
1994-2007
Panama CanalElectrical Engineer, Electrical Division
1991-1994
Panama CanalDesign Electrical Engineer, Enginnering Division
1981- 1989
IRHETransmission and Distribution Section Manager
1979-1981
IRHEStudent Engineer Assistant

IEEE Activities.

KEY LEADERSHIP ROLES
  • IEE-HKN Board of Governors, 2017-2019
  • IEEE Board of Directors, 2010-2011
  • Division VII Director, 2010-2011
  • Division VII Director Elect, 2009

MAJOR COMMITTEES
  • History Committee Member, 2017, 2019
  • Student Activities Committee 2014-20/2004-2005
  • MGA Board 2013-2015 as TAB Representative
  • IEEE N&A Committee 2013-14/2004-06
  • MGA GUOS Committee 2011-2012
  • Member of TAB 2010-2011
  • Audit Committee member 2010-1012
  • TAB Representative to GOLD 2005-06
REGION
  • R9 Technical Activities Committee Chair 2018-19
  • R9 Awards Committee Chair 2012-13
  • R9 Technical Activities Committee Chair 2006-07
  • Treasurer/Secretary CAPANA Council 1994-95
  • R9 RSAC, 2004-05
SECTION
  • PES Panama Chapter Chair, 1985, 1997-00
  • Panama Section Secretary, 1998
  • Panama Section Chair, 1992
  • Panama Section Vice-Chair, 1991
  • Panama Section Treasurer, 1985
  • PES PANAMA Chapter Vice-Chair, 1984
  • UTP Student Branch PES Chapter Counselor, 1997-98
  • USMA Student Branch Counselor, 1988-89
  • Member of all Organizing Committees for CONCAPAN conference held in Panama (1981-86-90-96-02-07-14-20). Organizing Committee Chair 1996 and 2020
SOCIETIES
  • Editor in Chief, Power & Energy Magazine, 2015-Present
  • PES Membership/Chapter Activities, 2004-08
  • Region 9 PES Chapter Rep North Area, 2000-03
  • Distinguished Lecturer IAS (204-16), PES 2014-2019
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • CAPANA Council, Freddy Villata Award, 2018
  • Region 9 , Servicio Meritorio, 2017
  • Region 9 “Ingeniero Eminente”, 2014
  • CAPANA Council Outstanding Volunteer, 2013
  • CAPANA Council “Ingeniero Eminente”, 2006
  • Region 9 Theodore W. Hissey Award, 2006
  • Region 9 Outstanding Volunteer, 2005
  • PES Region 9 Outstanding Engineer Award, 2001
  • Panama PES Chapter Outstanding Engineer 2000 IEEE Panama Section Most Active Member, 1996

Other Activities.

Volunteer dedicated to the Social Responsibility program of the Panama Canal Authority, active participation in all activities providing support and dedication to the initiatives that the Social Responsibility office promotes. In addition, it participates in the activities that IEEE Section Panama carries out under the "IEEE in the Community" program.
Active member of the Society of Architects and Engineers in Panama (SPIA) since 1989 and in 2015 he received recognition for 25 years of uninterrupted membership in the association.

IEEE Activities Photos.