• [ANS] ANS-139 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - Call for Nomination

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    AMSAT NEWS SERVICE SPECIAL BULLETIN
    ANS-139

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    * Call for Nominations – 2021 AMSAT Board of Directors Election

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    ANS-139 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

    AMSAT News Service Bulletin 139.01
    From AMSAT HQ WASHINGTON, DC
    DATE May 19, 2021
    To All RADIO AMATEURS
    BID: $ANS-139.01

    Call for Nominations – 2021 AMSAT Board of Directors Election

    AMSAT solicits nominations for the 2021 AMSAT Board of Directors election,
    to be held in the third quarter of the year. The seats of the following
    four incumbent Directors expire in 2021 and will be filled by this year
    s
    election:

    Jerry Buxton N0JY
    Drew Glasbrenner KO4MA
    Patrick Stoddard WD9EWK
    Michelle Thompson W5NYV

    Further, up to two Alternate Directors may be elected for one-year terms.

    A valid nomination for Director must be written and requires either one
    Member Society or five current individual members in good standing to
    nominate an AMSAT member. Written nominations, with the nominee’s n
    ame,
    call sign, and contact information, as well as the nominators’ name
    s, call
    signs, and contact information, should be sent to the AMSAT Secretary:

    Jeff Davis, KE9V
    1909 S. Batavia Avenue
    Muncie, IN 47302-2044
    ke9v at amsat.org

    A copy should be sent to Executive Vice President Paul Stoetzer, at n8hm at amsat.org.

    The AMSAT bylaws require that the nomination be written and in the form specified by the Secretary. The Secretary has elected to accept written nomination materials via mail or in electronic form, including e-mail or electronic image of a paper document. Fax transmissions cannot be accepted.

    No matter what means are used, petitions MUST be received by the Secretary
    no later than June 15th. The Secretary will verify the qualifications of candidates and nominating members or Member Societies as petitions are received, and will notify candidates whether their nominations are in order
    by the end of June.

    [ANS thanks Jeff Davis, KE9V, AMSAT Secretary, for the above information]

    /EX

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    Primary and secondary school students are eligible for membership at
    one-half the standard yearly rate. Post-secondary school students enrolled
    in at least half time status shall be eligible for the student rate for a maximum of 6 post-secondary years in this status.

    Join AMSAT today at https://launch.amsat.org/

    73 and remember to help Keep Amateur Radio in Space,

    This week's ANS Contributing Editor,

    Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
    n8hm at amsat dot org

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