[**WARNING** EXTERNAL MAIL] Butts County EC Position

Mark Austin - KN4KTZ

This is great news!


From: Buzz Kutcher <backacre348@...>
Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:58 AM
Cc: Glen Goens (KJ4TVO) <ggoens@...>; 'Whitten, Krystle' <Krystle.Whitten@...>; Austin, Mark <Mark.Austin@...>; Sonia Sands (BC 911) <ssands@...>; David Benoist <ag4zr@...>
Subject: [**WARNING** EXTERNAL MAIL] Butts County EC Position


David Burnham, AK4EM, has volunteered for and been appointed to the Butts County ARES Emergency Coordinator position.  The appointment was made by David Benoist, AG4ZR, the Georgia ARRL Section Manager and has been approved by the ARRL Field Service office.


David was first licensed in 2010, currently holds an Amateur Extra class license and has been a member of the Butts County ARES group since 2012.  He is a member of Henry County CERT.  David is also our ARES Connect Coordinator.


David’s YL, Michelle is also a ham and a member of the ARCBC.  She holds a Technician Class license. 


“The ARRL Emergency Coordinator (EC) is appointed by the Section Manager (or at the SM's discretion, the SEC may make the appointment). 

The ARRL Emergency Coordinator is the person responsible for the ARES group at the local level. Working with local community officials, the Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC), and other field appointees, the EC leads his or her local ARES group through the planning, preparedness, and response phases.  Responsibilities include; Promoting and enhancing the activities of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) for the benefit of the public as a voluntary, non-commercial communications service.


Technician-class license or higher; full ARRL membership, and achievement of Level 3 qualifications. (Must, within the period of 1 year, from the issuance of this document or appointment as EC, whichever comes later, or such further time period as authorized by the SM, complete all of the requirements for Level 3 qualification.)” – ARRL Website


Congratulations David.



Buzz Kutcher, K3GWK







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