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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB037 (2004)

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ARLB037 Section Manager Election Results

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ARRL Bulletin 37  ARLB037
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 23, 2004
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB037 Section Manager Election Results

The ARRL Nebraska Section and West Central Florida Section have
elected new Section Managers, and New York City-Long Island has
re-elected its incumbent in the three contested races. Section
Manager election ballots were counted and verified today, November
23, 2004, at ARRL Headquarters. Terms of office begin January 1,
2005.

Matthew Anderson, KA0BOJ, received 270 votes, and his opponent, Dan
Steinhoff, W7UP, had 80 votes. Matthew Anderson, from Ashland, has
been a licensed radio amateur for 28 years and is presently serving
as ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Saunders County. He is active in
several aspects of Amateur Radio and that includes teaching Amateur
Radio licensing courses. Anderson will succeed Bill McCollum, KE0XQ,
who has been the Nebraska Section Manager for 10 years. McCollum did
not seek another term.

In the West Central Florida Section, Gerald Dee Turner, N4GD, of
Pinellas Park, received 495 votes, and John Townsley, AE4GB,
garnered 224 votes. Dee Turner has been licensed since 1991, and is
currently the Vice President of the St. Petersburg Amateur Radio
Club where he has taught Amateur Radio classes and serves as an ARRL
Volunteer Examiner. Dee will take the Section Manager reins from
Dave Armbrust, AE4MR, who has been West Central Florida's SM since
the start of the section in 2000.

In the New York City/Long Island Section, George Tranos, N2GA, of
Bellport, was re-elected to a new term of office when he received
534 votes, and his opponent, Steve Barreres, K2CX, received 351.
George Tranos has held the SM position since April 1998.

As previously announced, incumbent SMs in six other sections had no
opposition and will continue in office for new two-year terms
starting January 1. They include Dale Bagley, K0KY, Missouri; Rich
Beaver, N3SRJ, Western Pennsylvania; Jim Boehner, N2ZZ, South
Carolina; Tom Dick, KF2GC, Northern New York; Jean Priestley,
KA2YKN, Southern New Jersey; Dale Williams, WA8EFK, Michigan. Mike
Neilsen, W1MPN, also begins his term as the new Eastern
Massachusetts SM when the New Year rolls around.
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