Former Section Manager in the ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Allen R. Breiner Sr, W3TI, passed away on November 19, 2008. He was 88. Breiner was first elected as Section Communications Manager -- as the SM job used to be known -- in 1959 and held that post for 12 years. He was elected as SM in 1995 and re-elected in 1998 and 2000, but stepped down in December 2000. Breiner also served as EPA Public Information Officer from 1999-2000, Official Observer from 2001-2002 and Official Emergency Station from 1996-2000. "Allen was very active in Amateur Radio," said current EPA Section Manager Eric Olena, WB3FPL. "His presence will be missed by many." Breiner is survived by son Allen R Breiner Jr, W3ZRQ, daughters Sylvia Seely and Linda Kunkel, and brother Eugene.