Tennessee Section Manager Elected to Second Term in Fall Balloting
In the only contested Section Manager election this fall, ARRL members in Tennessee have re-elected Keith E. Miller Sr, N9DGK. He received 690 votes, while challenger Randall Smith, KI4OAS, of Gadsden, received 352 votes. Smith is Tennessee’s Section Emergency Coordinator. Miller, who lives in Rockvale (near Murfreesboro), will begin his second term as Tennessee Section Manager on January 1. Ballots were counted and verified at ARRL Headquarters on Tuesday, November 19.
These incumbent ARRL section managers faced no opposition and were declared elected for new terms of office beginning January 1. David Drummond, W4MD, Alabama; Jim Larsen, AL7FS, Alaska; Jim Latham, AF6AQ, East Bay; Ron Cowan, KBØDTI, Kansas; Larry Camp, WB8R, Michigan; Bill Kauffman, W5YEJ, New Mexico; Robert Griffin, K6YR, Santa Barbara, and Ed Emco, W1KT, Western Massachusetts.
ARRL Delaware Section Manager Frank Filipkowski, AD3M, decided not to run for another term, after serving since 2006. Nominations for the position of ARRL Delaware SM are being re-solicited, since no nominating petitions were received by the September deadline. To be valid, a petition must contain the signatures of five or more full ARRL members residing in Delaware. It is advisable to have a few more than five signatures on each petition.
Details on how to submit a petition and a sample nomination form are available on the ARRL website. This information also will appear in the January 2014 issue of QST.