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Cindy Montstream Elected Vice-Chair of Two TIA Subcommittees

Legrand's own Cindy Monstream elected Vice-Chair of TR-42.6 and TR-42.16 Subcommittees

NEW LONDON, Conn., February 12, 2014 – Cindy Montstream, Director of eLearning and Standards for the Data Communications Division of Legrand, has been elected as Vice-Chair of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.6 Administration subcommittee and TR-42.16 Bonding and Grounding subcommittee.

The TR-42.6 Subcommittee develops and maintains standards for telecommunications administration. These standards include requirements for alphanumeric identification, labeling, color coding and record keeping for the telecommunications infrastructure and guidance for administration of equipment assets.

The TR-42.16 Subcommittee develops and maintains standards for premises telecommunications bonding and grounding systems.  These standards enable and encourage the planning, design, and installation of generic telecommunications bonding and grounding systems within premises with or without prior knowledge of the telecommunications systems that will subsequently be installed.  Design requirements and choices are provided to enable the designer to make informed design decisions. 

Montstream has a combined 25 years of teaching technical subjects and working in the telecommunications industry.  She has her BSEE and Masters of Technology Education.  She is a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) and Network Transport Specialist (NTS) and received her CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) certification from the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) in 2010.

Montstream began participating in TIA and IEEE engineering committees in 1999 and served as an editor on an IEEE standard for 100Mb using short wavelength over fiber.  She returned to TIA in 2009 and participates directly in 8 of the 12 subcommittees.


About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, WattStopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).