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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB028 (2005)

ARLB028 Winners announced in contested ARRL Director, Vice Director

QST de W1AW  
ARRL Bulletin 28  ARLB028
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 18, 2005
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB028 Winners announced in contested ARRL Director, Vice Director

Ballots in contested elections for ARRL Director and Vice Director
seats in the three divisions were counted November 18 at ARRL
Headquarters. The Committee of Tellers has certified the results of
these contested elections for the 2006-2009 term.

IN THE ATLANTIC DIVISION: Current Atlantic Division Vice Director
William C. ''Bill'' Edgar, N3LLR, of Bradford, Pennsylvania, will be
moving into the Director's spot. He overcame a challenge from ARRL
Western New York Section Manager Scott J. Bauer, W2LC, by a vote of
2404 to 1527. Edgar takes over from Bernie Fuller, N3EFN, who did
not seek reelection.

Elected to succeed Edgar as Vice Director was Maryland-DC Section
Manager Thomas J. ''Tom'' Abernethy, W3TOM, who outpolled Thomas G.
Valosin, WB2KLD, 2335 to 1579. Abernethy and Edgar ran a joint
campaign for their respective positions and had Fuller's

IN THE GREAT LAKES DIVISION: Incumbent Director James E. ''Jim''
Weaver, K8JE, of Mason, Ohio, was elected to a second term. By a
vote of 3505 to 883, he held off a challenge from Neil Sablatzky,

Returning to the back bench will be Former Great Lakes Division
Director and Vice Director Gary L. Johnston, KI4LA, whom Weaver
defeated in a three-way race for Director in 2002. Johnston had
served for about six months in the division's top spot that year
following the resignation of former Director George Race, WB8BGY.
Johnston outpolled Daniel M. Romanchik, KB6NU, the only other
candidate for the Vice Director's slot, 3033 to 1263. Current Great
Lakes Vice Director Richard Mondro, W8FQT, did not run for another

IN THE MIDWEST DIVISION: Incumbent Director Wade Walstrom, W0EJ, of
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, topped challenger Harry S. Nordman, AB0SX, 1806
to 364, to gain a third term.

Veteran Midwest Division Vice Director Bruce Frahm, K0BJ, was
unopposed for another term.

Elsewhere, Dakota Division Director Jay Bellows, K0QB, and Vice
Director Twila Greenheck, N0JPH, were unchallenged for new terms as
were Delta Division Director Delta Division Director Rick Roderick,
K5UR, and Vice Director Henry Leggette, WD4Q.


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