[amsat-bb] ANS-299 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - AMSAT-NA Board of Directors Elects Joe Spier, K6WAO, President

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Fri Oct 27 15:30:09 UTC 2017

Congrats to all. Looking forward to continuing growth of AMSAT as we grow the interest in hamsats. Many thanks to Barry for his past leadership 73George CarrWA5KBH

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* AMSAT-NA Board of Directors Elects Joe Spier, K6WAO, President

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ANS-299 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin 299.01
DATE October 26, 2017
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AMSAT-NA Board of Directors Elects Joe Spier, K6WAO, President

At it’s annual meeting, held at the Silver Legacy Resort Hotel in
Reno, NV, the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elected Joe Spier, K6WAO, of
Reno, NV, President, succeeding Barry Baines, WD4ASW, who has retired
after nine years of service as AMSAT’s President. Joe is a Life Member
of AMSAT-NA and has previously served as Executive Vice President and
Vice-President Educational Relations. He also has Life Memberships in
the ARRL, SARA (Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers) and the AFA (Air
Force Association). He holds an Extra Class license as well as
commercial licenses.

Immediate Past President Barry Baines, WD4ASW, said “It has been an
honor to serve as President for the past nine years and as a board
member since 1999. I’m confident that the successes of the past nine
years while serving as President will lead to new opportunities in
AMSAT’s future as Joe assumes the helm working with the new Senior
Leadership Team. I’m also thrilled that Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, and
Clayton Coleman, W5PFG, are new voting members on the Board, including
the assumption of my former slot. I’m excited that the new Board
combined with the new Senior Leadership Team will bring insight,
enthusiasm, energy and commitment to move AMSAT forward.”

Other officers elected by the Board were:

* Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, of Washington, DC, as Executive Vice President
* Jerry Buxton, N0JY, of Granbury, TX, as Vice-President Engineering
* Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, of New Port Richey, FL, as
   Vice-President Operations
* Clayton Coleman, W5PFG, of Granbury, TX, as Secretary
* Keith Baker, KB1SF/VA3KSF, of Corunna, ON, as Treasurer
* Martha Saragovitz of Silver Spring, MD, as Manager

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