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ARRL Bulletin 3 ARLB003
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 22, 2015
To all radio amateurs
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ARLB003 ARRL Roanoke Division Director Dennis Bodson, W4PWF, Retires
ARRL Roanoke Division Director Dennis Bodson, W4PWF, has stepped
down, and Vice Director Dr Jim Boehner, N2ZZ, has succeeded him.
Bodson announced his retirement on January 16, before the official
end of his term next January 1, at the Board of Directors' Annual
Meeting in Windsor, Connecticut.
Fellow Board members gave Bodson a standing ovation in recognition
of his years of service to the League. Bodson announced on the
opening day of the annual meeting that he was stepping down. Roanoke
Division Vice Director Dr Jim Boehner, N2ZZ, has succeeded him. The
Board elected Bodson as an Honorary Vice President. Early in the
meeting, ARRL CEO David Sumner, K1ZZ, presented Bodson with his
60-year ARRL membership certificate. Bodson served the League for
more than 20 years - as Roanoke Division Vice Director from 1993
through 2000, and as Director from 2001 until his retirement.
An ARRL Life Member, Boehner served as ARRL South Carolina Section
Manager from 2003 until 2009, when he was elected Roanoke Division
Vice Director. He was re-elected in 2013. Boehner is an avid DXer
and has achieved DXCC Honor Roll and 5-Band DXCC. Originally from
New York, Boehner is in private medical practice in Aiken, South
ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has appointed Bill Morine, N2COP,
of Wilmington, North Carolina, to fill the remainder of Boehner's
term as Roanoke Division Vice Director, effective immediately. An
ARRL Life Member, Morine served as North Carolina Section Manager
from 2010 until 2014, and is a past ARRL Public Relations Committee
chairman. Morine was the 2001 recipient of the ARRL Philip J. McGan
award for public relations.
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