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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB012 (2012)

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ARLB012 ARRL Spring Section Manager Election Results Announced

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ARRL Bulletin 12  ARLB012
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 23, 2012
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB012 ARRL Spring Section Manager Election Results Announced

Of the nine Section Manager elections this spring, two were decided
by member balloting. Ballots were counted on May 22 at ARRL
Headquarters. Terms for these ARRL Field Organization officials
begin July 1.

The incumbent Indiana Section Manager -- John Poindexter, W3ML, of
Knox, who has served as Section Manager since 2009 -- decided not to
run for a new term of office. Two radio amateurs vied for the open
position, with Lou Everett Sr, WA5LOU, of Indianapolis, being
declared the winner with 596 votes. His opponent Brian Jenks, W9BGJ,
of Fort Wayne, received 429 votes. Everett has been serving in the
Indiana Field Organization as the Indiana Section Traffic Manager, a
Net Manger, Official Relay Station and as an Official Observer.

In Northern Florida, incumbent Section Manager Paul Eakin, KJ4G, of
Panacea, was re-elected with 627 votes. His opponent Gary
Alberstadt, KA3FZO, of Monticello, received 434 votes. Eakin has
served as Section Manager since 2008.

Santa Clara Valley will also have a new Section Manager as of July
1: Brandon Bianchi, NI6C, of Salinas, will be stepping into the
Section Manger's position, taking over from Phil Steffora, K6TT, who
decided not to run for a new term of office. Bianchi is currently
serving as an Assistant Section Manager. Bianchi did not face an
opponent for the Section Manager position.

The following incumbent ARRL Section Managers did not face
opposition and were declared elected for their next terms of office
beginning July 1, 2012: Bonnie Altus, AB7ZQ (Oregon); Larry Camp,
WB8R (Michigan); Tom Ciciora, KA9QPN (Illinois); Paul Gayet, AA1SU
(Vermont); Don Michalski, W9IXG (Wisconsin), and Bill Woodhead,
N1KAT (Maine).
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