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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB036 (2020)

ARLB036 ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director Election Results

QST de W1AW  
ARRL Bulletin 36  ARLB036
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 23, 2020
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB036 ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director Election Results

The ARRL Dakota Division will have a new Director, and the Great
Lakes and Midwest Divisions will have new Vice Directors on January
1. The results of four contested elections for Director and Vice
Director in three ARRL Divisions were announced on November 20,
after ballots were tallied at ARRL Headquarters.

In the Dakota Division, incumbent Matt Holden, K0BBC, lost his
re-election bid to challenger Vernon ''Bill'' Lippert, AC0W. The vote
was 982 to 485. Holden had served as Director since 2018.

In the Great Lakes Division, incumbent Director Dale Williams,
WA8EFK, retained his seat in a challenge from Michael Kalter, W8CI.
The vote was 1,840 to 1,398. In a three-way contest for Great Lakes
Division Vice Director, Ohio Section Manager Scott Yonally, N8SY,
received 1,670 votes to outpoll Jim Hessler, K8JH, with 975 votes,
and Frank Piper, KI8GW, who received 611 votes. Incumbent Vice
Director Tom Delaney, W8WTD, did not run for another term.

In the Midwest Division, Dave Propper, K2DP, will become the new
Vice Director in January. He received 1,164 votes to 623 votes for
challenger Lloyd Colston, KC5FM. Current Vice Director Art
Zygielbaum, K0AIZ, will become the new Director in January. He was
unopposed to succeed incumbent Director Rod Blocksome, K0DAS, who
did not seek a new term.

Declared Elected without Opposition:

* In the Atlantic Division, Director Tom Abernethy, W3TOM, who has
held the seat since 2015, and Vice Director Bob Famiglio, K3RF,
elected to a 3-year term (2015 - 2018) and then appointed in 2019 to
fill a vacancy when the incumbent stepped down.

* In the Dakota Division, Vice Director Lynn Nelson, W0ND, in office
since 2018.

* In the Delta Division, Director David Norris, K5UZ, who's served
in that office since 2012, and Vice Director Ed Hudgens, WB4RHQ,
appointed in 2013.

* In the Midwest Division, current Vice Director Art Zygielbaum,
K0AIZ, will become the new Director in January, succeeding incumbent
Rod Blocksome, K0DAS, who is stepping down. Zygielbaum has been Vice
Director since 2014.

All newly elected officials take office at noon on January 1, 2021.


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