• Candidates for ARRL Directors and Vice Directors Announced

    From ARRL de WD1CKS@VERT/WLARB to QST on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 19:27:01

    Two races for the office of ARRL Director and one contest for Vice Director are set for this fall. In the Southeastern Division, incumbent Director Greg Sarratt, W4OZK, faces a challenge from Mickey Baker, N4MB. A three-way race is set for the office of Southeastern Division Vice Director, with incumbent Joseph Tiritilli, N4ZUW, facing James Schilling, KG4JSZ, and Jeff Stahl, K4BH.

    In the West Gulf Division, incumbent John Stratton, N5AUS, faces a challenge from Madison Jones, W5MJ. Seats for Director and Vice Director in three other ARRL Divisions are unchallenged, with incumbents running for election in all but one case. In the Southwestern Division, Mark Weiss, K6FG, is running unopposed for the seat being vacated by Ned Stearns, AA7A. All candidates having no opposition have been declared elected.

    The candidates are:

    Pacific Division


    Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT

    Vice Director

    Kristen McIntyre, K6WX

    Rocky Mountain Division


    Jeff Ryan, K0RM

    Vice Director

    Robert Wareham, N0ESQ

    Southeastern Division


    Greg Sarratt, W4OZK

    Mickey Baker, N4MB

    Vice Director

    James Schilling, KG4JSZ

    Jeff Stahl, K4BH

    Joseph Tiritilli, N4ZUW

    Southwestern Division


    Richard Norton, N6AA

    Vice Director

    Mark Weiss, K6FG

    West Gulf Division


    John R. Stratton, N5AUS

    Madison Jones, W5MJ

    Vice Director

    Lee Cooper, W5LHC

    In Divisions where more than one candidate is seeking the same position, full members in that Division in good standing as of September 10, 2019, will have the opportunity to cast ballots. Official paper ballots and candidates' statements will be mailed no later than October 1, 2019, to members who are eligible to vote.

    Completed ballots must be received at the address on the envelope provided by noon Eastern Time on Friday, November 15, 2019, when ballots will be counted at ARRL Headquarters and successful candidates announced.

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