Edward F. Mikoski Jr, MBA, CStd
Vice President, Standards & Technology
Electronic Components Industry Association
2214 Rock Hill Road, Suite 265
Herndon, VA 20170
Ph: 571 323 0253
Ed Mikoski is Vice President, EIA Standards and Technology at the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) www.eciaonline.org. In that role, he conducts, coordinates and administers standards development programs for a dozen national committees of the association and administers a dozen Technical Advisory Groups to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for ECIA. Ed represents ECIA in an array of industry leadership events and activities. Since 2000, he has led the standards activities in several organizations, including the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), and the Electronic Components Association (ECA). Prior to association management, Ed served more than 20 years in sales, distribution, applications engineering, marketing, and industry standards development roles within the electronics and communications industries.
Ed received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Clark University in Worcester, MA, his MBA from Averett University in Danville, VA, and is a Certified Standards Professional (CStd) granted by SES -The Society for Standards Professionals. A US Navy veteran, Ed served seven years as a US Naval Aviator, including deployment in one of the first Navy LAMPS helicopter detachments to Vietnam.
Since 1985, Ed has participated in and held numerous committee leadership positions in trade associations and standards development organizations including EIA, ECA, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), US National Committee to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and served as Chairman of the EIA Engineering Department 1992 to 1995. He is the recipient of the EIA 1993 Engineering Award of Excellence.
Mr. Mikoski is a board member of the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB); Treasurer, SES – The Society for Standards Professionals; past board member to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI); board member of ECC Corporation; member of Underwriters Laboratories Follow-Up Services Council; member of the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day Planning Committee; Council member of the US National Committee (USNC) to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), member of the USNC/IECQ conformity assessment program, member of the USNC Conformity Assessment Policy Committee and several additional ANSI programs.