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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB011 (2008)

ARLB011 New Section Managers to Take Office July 1

QST de W1AW  
ARRL Bulletin 11  ARLB011
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 22, 2008
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB011 New Section Managers to Take Office July 1

In the only contested Section Manager race this spring, Paul Eakin,
KJ4G, was elected as the ARRL Northern Florida Section Manager with
430 votes. Dale Sewell, W4NBF, received 385 votes, and Carl Zelich,
AA4MI, received 370 votes.  Ballots were counted Tuesday, May 20,
2008, at ARRL Headquarters.

Eakin's two-year term begins on July 1; he will be stepping into the
office that has been held by Rudy Hubbard, WA4PUP, since 1990.
Hubbard has served nine continuous terms of office. A Life Member of
ARRL, Eakin is from the Tallahassee area and he has been a licensed
radio amateur since 1969. He has a strong background in Emergency
Communications and many years of emergency service experience.

The ARRL Northern New Jersey Section is getting a new Section
Manager starting on July 1, as well: Richard Krohn, N2SMV, of
Manalapan, will be taking over the reins from Bill Hudzik, W2UDT,
who has served as Section Manager since 2001.

The following incumbent ARRL Section Managers did not face
opposition and were declared elected for the next two year terms of
office beginning July 1: Tom Ciciora, KA9QPN (Illinois); Bill
Woodhead, N1KAT (Maine); Bonnie Altus, AB7ZQ (Oregon); Bill Dale,
N2RHV (Santa Clara Valley); Paul Gayet, AA1SU (Vermont), and Don
Michalski, W9IXG (Wisconsin).

Nominations for the Indiana Section Manager position will be
resolicited in July QST for an 18-month term of office beginning in
January 2009.


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