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Meet the WLA Leadership Team

Experience and Authority

The Wireless LAN Association is led by a team of highly experienced professionals

Many of our team are well-known names in the industry and are seen as authority figures in their areas of expertise. To hold a technical position in our leadership team, the prestigious CWNE (wireless networking expert) designation is required. Combining the experience and talents of these individuals, you can rest assured that this team knows what they are talking about!

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Peter MacKenzie

President
CWNE#33
Peter is an internationally recognised expert in Wi-Fi and co-author of the CWAP study guide published by Wiley.
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Alan Blake

Vice President
CWNE#129
Alan is a Wi-Fi enthusiast complimented with over 20 years network Routing & Switching and Wireless experience.
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Jake Snyder

Secretary
CWNE#161
Jake is passionate about the wireless and network communities and participates in study groups and online conversations through social media.
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Sam Clements

Secretary-Elect
CWNE#101
Sam is a highly-certified Mobility Engineer with a passion for all things wireless.
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Keith Parsons

Treasurer
CWNE#3
Keith holds 69 technical certifications (9 in Wireless) and has earned an MBA from the Marriott School of Management.
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Tim Rousset

WLA Administrator
CWNE#167
Tim serves the WLA as its Operations Committee Chair. Tim has been in the networking field since 2003 with a focus on WLAN since 2007.
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Manon Lessard

Standards Committee Chair
CWNE #275
Manon, known as "Mae", is an experienced network administrator and wireless specialist for Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada.
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GT Hill

Public Relations and Marketing
CWNE #21
GT has been in the Wi-Fi industry since 2001, when he made his first antennas and long-distance Wi-Fi link.
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Rie Vainstein

CEO
Rie serves as CEO for the WLAN Association where she shares her passion for technology.
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Mark Raats

Global Chapter Liaison
CWNE#290
Mark Raats is a wireless expert from the Netherlands and is very active in the Dutch and international wireless community.