Congratulations to ARRL Dakota Division Director Greg K0GW in his election to the position of 1st Vice President of the ARRL. Greg succeeds Rick Roderick K5UR, who has been elected ARRL President. Dakota Division Vice Director Kent Olson KA0LDG will take over as Dakota Division Director.
From the ARRL website:
The ARRL Board of Directors has elected ARRL First Vice President Rick Roderick, K5UR, of Little Rock, Arkansas, as the League’s next president. The Board took the action as it convened for its 2016 Annual Meeting in Windsor, Connecticut. Roderick, 63, will officially assume office for a 2 year term at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting, which wraps up on January 16. He will become ARRL’s 16th president, succeding Kay Craigie, N3KN, of Blacksburg, Virginia, who is completing her third term as the League’s president.
The Board also chose other officers, electing Dakota Division Director Greg Widin, K0GW, of Stillwater, Minnesota, as First Vice President, succeeding Roderick, and Rocky Mountain Division Director Brian Mileshosky, N5ZGT, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, as Second Vice President, succeeding Jim Fenstermaker, K9JF. Roderick, Widin, and Mileshosky all are ARRL Life Members.
Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director Dwayne Allen, WY7FD, of Sundance, Wyoming, will become the new Division Director, succeeding Mileshosky, while Kent Olson, KA0LDG, of Horace, North Dakota, will become the new Dakota Division Director. President-Elect Roderick will fill the Vice Director vacancies in due course.
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