AMSAT-NA Announces Board of Directors Election Results
The votes have been tallied, and Barry Baines, WD4ASW; Tony Monteiro, AA2TX; Alan Biddle, WA4SCA, and Mark Hammond, N8MH, have been elected to the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors. The first alternate is JoAnne Maenpaa, K9JKM, and the second alternate is Steve Coy, K8UD. Frank Griffin, K4FEG, and Bryan Klofas, KF6ZEO, did not attract sufficient votes to become a Board member or alternate. Baines is now serving as AMSAT’s president.
Eight candidates ran for Board seats, and the four candidates who received the highest number of votes were seated for two year terms. The two candidates receiving the next highest number of votes are non-voting alternate Board members, with terms of one year. AMSAT members cast 688 ballots in this year’s election. There are approximately 3000 AMSAT members — AMSAT via Martha Saragovitz, manager