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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB004 (2013)

ARLB004 ARRL Spring Section Manager Election Results

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ARRL Bulletin 4  ARLB004
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 21, 2013
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB004 ARRL Spring Section Manager Election Results

Montana, Arizona and Iowa will be getting new Section Managers
beginning April 1. In the only contested race this election cycle,
George Forsyth, AA7GS, of Great Falls, beat out incumbent ARRL
Montana Section Manager Doug Dunn, K7YD, of Livingston. Forsyth
received 199 votes, while Dunn received 175 votes; Dunn has served
10 years as Section Manager. Forsyth -- an ARRL Life Member and ARRL
Volunteer Examiner -- has been licensed for more than 28 years. He
has served as the president and a board member of the Great Falls
Area Amateur Radio Club and as a director of the Glacier Waterton
International Hamfest. Ballots were counted at ARRL Headquarters on
Tuesday, February 19.

Only one candidate was nominated for Section Manager in the Arizona
and Iowa Sections. Robert Spencer, KE8DM, of Yuma, will take over
from ARRL Arizona Section Manager Tom Fagan, K7DF, of Tucson, who
has been in office since 2005. Fagan decided not to run for another
term of office. Robert McCaffrey, K0CY, of Boone, will succeed ARRL
Iowa Section Manager Tom Brehmer, N0LOH, of Muscatine, who also
decided not to run for another term of office. Brehmer has been
Section Manager since 2009.

The following incumbent ARRL Section Managers did not face
opposition and were declared elected for their next two-year terms
of office beginning April 1: Dale Temple, W5RXU, Arkansas; Jim
Brooks, KY4Z, Kentucky; Malcolm Keown, W5XX, Mississippi; Walt
Mayfield, KE5SOO, North Texas; Carl Gardenias, WU6D, Orange, and
Garth Crowe, N7XKT, Wyoming.


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