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    Fred has been selling in the industry for over 30 years by dealing in imaging and metrology components and systems for the academic, commercial, government, industrial, medical, biomedical, and semiconductor markets.  A manufacturer's representative for testing and analysis instrumentation for over 10 years.  Fred has worked at Inrad, Allied-Signal, Zygo, Hysitron, and Sight Systems.  Representing companies making surface texture/roughness & scatterometer  optical metrology, vibration isolation, acoustic isolation, and optical systems testing stations.  Fred moved to California from New Jersey in 1984 is married to Suzanne for 43 years with three daughters, three sons-in-law, and eight grandchildren, and one Chocolate Labrador Retriever.  Fred has been an OSSC Councilor, Arrangements Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President., and President.  Fred says:  "Thanks for allowing me the opportunity and honor to serve the OSSC.  I hope to continue the good work of the Society."


Frederick Houston, Technical Sales Representative
Ventura Precision
3266 Valewood Circle, Thousand Oaks, California 91360
(805) 277-3446