I am running for ARRL Central
Division Director. These past couple of years have shown the need for new ARRL
leadership. Management needs to be more transparent and accountable. Because the
ARRL is a member driven organization, we need to make sure we give you the
members that voice and view in what we do.
On the local level, I am excited about focusing on membership as I see
membership numbers on the decline. I want to make sure all hams are more
embraced into this hobby; especially newly licensed hams. I know that the
success of a ham's participation is a direct result of local clubs and ARES
groups, so I want to make sure local clubs thrive. Iím confident that I, along
with the Central Division ARRL Volunteers, can achieve this.
Iíve been licensed since 2006. I was very active in several local clubs as
well as the Kenosha County ARES group. I was recently part of the Force of 50
that went to Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria. I enjoy DXing and contesting,
but feel that all aspects of this hobby should be well represented. Weíre all
on the same team; our love of amateur radio. I was honored this year as
ďAmateur of the YearĒ at Daytonís Hamvention. Iím an ARRL Life and Maxim
member because I know the value they bring to help protect and promote this
Iím the Controller for a conglomerate of 16 companies with an annual revenue
of $60,000,000 and 300+ employees. Iím 1 of 6 in upper senior management. I
attribute my business success to being very goal driven, organized, and a
Please vote for me this October and letís make sure that the ARRL best
represents its members and make the Central Division the best possible!
Hotzfeld ~ NV9L