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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB002 (2019)

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ARLB002 John Robert Stratton, N5AUS, is New ARRL West Gulf Division
Director

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ARRL Bulletin 2  ARLB002
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 25, 2019
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB002 John Robert Stratton, N5AUS, is New ARRL West Gulf Division
Director

John Robert Stratton, N5AUS, of Austin, Texas, is the new ARRL West
Gulf Division Director. Stratton, the incumbent Vice Director, moved
up to the Director's chair after Director Dr. David Woolweaver,
K5RAV, announced his immediate retirement during the ARRL Board of
Directors meeting January 18-19.

An attorney, Stratton served as West Gulf Division Vice Director
since 2009, when he was appointed to succeed Woolweaver, who became
Director following the resignation of then-Director Coy Day, N5OK.

Woolweaver served as West Gulf Vice Director from 2000 until 2009,
and as Director from 2009 until 2019. During his tenure, he served
on several committees, including the ARRL Board Executive Committee.
He is a member of the ARRL Foundation Board of Directors.

Stratton holds a bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from
the University of Texas and is a graduate of the University of Texas
Law School. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, will fill the vacant
West Gulf Division Vice Director's position by appointment.
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