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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB021 (2003)

ARLB021 N6AJO Appointed to Be Pacific Division Vice Director

QST de W1AW  
ARRL Bulletin 21  ARLB021
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 22, 2003
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB021 N6AJO Appointed to Be Pacific Division Vice Director

ARRL President Jim Haynie, W5JBP, appointed East Bay Section Manager
Andy Oppel, N6AJO, Pacific Division Vice Director on February 20.
The appointment fills the vacancy in the Pacific Division created
when former Vice Director Bob Vallio, W6RGG, acceded to Pacific
Division Director upon the death of Director Jim Maxwell, W6CF, on
February 6.

Haynie made the appointment in accordance with the League's By-Laws.
Oppel's appointment is for the balance of Vallio's term, which
expires January 1, 2005.

Oppel took over the East Bay Section Manager's position from Vallio
in January 2000. Prior to that, he was an Assistant SM in East Bay
for eight years under Vallio's section leadership. Oppel said their
long-term working relationship would definitely be an asset.
A ham since 1977 and a General-class licensee, Oppel, 50, said his
interest in emergency communications work is what helped to get him
into ham radio. Oppel works as a database designer and administrator
for a financial institution.

ARRL Field and Educational Services Manager Rosalie White, K1STO,
has appointed Dennis Franklin, K6DF, of Fremont to take over the
reins from Oppel as East Bay SM.