New Section Manager Appointed in Western New York
Steve Ryan, N2ITF, of Ashville, New York, has been appointed Section Manager of the ARRL Western New York Section, effective November 2. ARRL Membership and Volunteer Programs Department Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, made the appointment in consultation with Atlantic Division Director Bill Edgar, N3LLR, after Scott Bauer, W2LC, announced his resignation for personal reasons on October 31. Bauer had served as Section Manager since January 2000.
Ryan will complete the current term of office that continues until September 30, 2012. He is currently the president of the Chautauqua County Amateur FM Association, an ARRL affiliated club; his wife, Diane, KC2SOA, serves as the club’s secretary. The couple has an active interest in public safety and public service communications. Ryan brings more than 30 years of experience as an Amateur Radio operator to the Section Manager position.