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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB021 (2012)

ARLB021 Summer Section Manager Election Results Announced

QST de W1AW  
ARRL Bulletin 21  ARLB021
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 23, 2012
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB021 Summer Section Manager Election Results Announced

Two Section Manager elections this summer were decided by member
balloting: ARRL Connecticut Section Manager Betsey Doane, K1EIC, was
re-elected to a new term, and John Mueller, K2BT, was elected as the
new ARRL Western New York Section Manager. New terms of office start
October 1, 2012. Ballots were counted at ARRL Headquarters on
Tuesday, August 21.

Doane, of Shelton, received 493 votes. Her opponent -- Charles Motes
Jr, K1DFS, of Plainville, received 214 votes. Doane has served as
Connecticut Section Manager since December 1991. In 2012, she
received the 2012 George Hart Distinguished Service Award and the
EmComm Mentor of the Year Award.

In Western New York, John Mueller, K2BT, of Falconer, was elected to
his first term as Section Manager, with 416 votes. Incumbent Western
New York Section Manager Steve Ryan, N2ITF, of Ashville, received
361 votes. Mueller, has been club president of the Chautauqua County
Amateur FM Association, and he has served as an Emergency
Coordinator, Instructor and Volunteer Examiner.

Puerto Rico will be getting a new Section Manager starting on
October 1: Rene Fonseca, NP3O, of Fajardo, will be taking over from
Roberto Jiminez, KP4AC, who has served as Section Manager since
2007; Jiminez decided not to run for another term of office.

The following incumbent ARRL Section Managers did not face
opposition and were declared elected for their next two-year terms
of office, beginning October 1, 2012: Ed Stuckey, AI7H, Idaho; Skip
Jackson, KS0J, Minnesota; Lynn Nelson, W0ND, North Dakota; Frank
Piper, KI8GW, Ohio; Kevin O'Dell, N0IRW, Oklahoma; David Fowler,
K4DLF, Southern Florida; Fred Kleber, K9VV, US Virgin Islands. Chris
Stallkamp, W0ADZ, will start an 18 month term of office as South
Dakota Section Manager.


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