South Dakota Section Manager Rich Beebe, N0PV, of Sioux Falls, passed away
March 16. He was 46. Beebe had served as Section Manager since October 2002, running unopposed for each two-year term of office. According to the ARRL Field Organization Rules and Regulations, ARRL Membership and Volunteer Programs Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, in consultation with the Dakota Division Director Jay Bellows, K0QB, will appoint a new Section Manager to fulfill Beebe's remaining term of office that ends March 31, 2010.