Richard W. Burden, CPBE of Canoga Park, CA, was presented April 19 with the SBE Life-Time Achievement Award at the annual spring membership meeting in Las Vegas. This is only the seventh time the award has been presented.
Dick became SBE member #450 in 1966 and was an original member of SBE Chapter 1 in Binghamton, NY. Later, he helped organize Chapter 47 in Los Angeles, serving as its second chairman and as program chairman from 1979-1981. He is a Senior Member of SBE and was elected an SBE Fellow in 1999. Dick earned his SBE Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer designation in 1990 and continues to serve Chapter 47 as certification chairman.
Dick received the award in recognition of his 55 years of significant contributions to the industry.
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