AMSAT-NA is soliciting nominations for its Board of Directors. Four directors’ terms expire this year: Barry Baines, WD4ASW; Alan Biddle, WA4SCA; Mark Hammond, N8MH, and Jerry Buxton, N0JY. In addition, up to two alternates may be elected for 1-year terms.
A valid nomination requires either one Member Society or five current individual members in good standing to nominate an AMSAT-NA member for Director. Mail written nominations consisting of the nominee’s name and call sign, and the nominating party’s name(s), call sign(s) and individual signature(s) to AMSAT-NA, 10605 Concord St, #304 Kensington, MD 20895-2526. Nominations also may be sent electronically in an e-mail, Fax, or image to Martha@amsat.org (fax: 301-822-4371), but these must be followed by a hard-copy petition.
Petitions must be received no later than June 15 at the AMSAT-NA office. Verifying traditional written petitions must be received at the AMSAT-NA office within 7 days following the close of nominations on June 15. Electronic submissions without this second, written verification are not valid under the existing AMSAT-NA bylaws. — Thanks to AMSAT News Service