Alan holds two degrees from Rutgers University, including a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Standards Committees as well as a designated ANSI/U.S. National Committee expert to the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC) representing U.S. interests in matters of sensitive equipment surge/lightning protection standards. He is a former professional member of the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and was selected to serve on a National Electrical Code (NEC) Task Force created to clarify the distinctions between “Grounding and Bonding” for the 2008 code. He is a regularly featured speaker to many technical associations and conventions throughout the world and has lectured to the Association of Field Service Managers (ASFM), the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), the Instrument Society of America (ISA), the Rockwell/Allen-Bradley Automation Fair and the International Communications Workers and Engineers (ICWE) among others on the topics of power quality and grounding pertaining to power distributions and communications networks. He has participated in the review of Motorola fixed communication site installation practices, consulted for Jet Propulsion Lab for NASA’s Deep Space Network, and contracted by Bechtel Corporation to oversee grounding and lightning protection design for automated copper mines in South America and has personally performed more than 250 power, grounding and lightning protection audits at natural gas compressor stations, manufacturing plants, correctional facilities and telecommunications sites in more than 30 countries. Mr. Rebeck is the former Director of Engineering for RO Associates, a subsidiary of Transtector Systems, Inc., and currently retired but continues to work with Transtector on a consulting basis. He has personally authored many of the manuals used in course instruction.