[ans] ANS-031 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - Joe Spier, K6WAO, Resigns as AMSAT President

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Fri Jan 31 15:01:42 UTC 2020


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* Joe Spier, K6WAO, Resigns as AMSAT President

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-031.01
ANS-031 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 031.01
DATE January 31, 2020
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Joe Spier, K6WAO, Resigns as AMSAT President

Joe Spier, K6WAO, has tendered his resignation as AMSAT President,
citing personal reasons. Spier had served as AMSAT's President since
October 2017. Prior to his tenure as President, Spier served as
AMSAT's Executive Vice President and Vice President - Educational
Relations. He also served as an AMSAT News Service Editor and as a
member of the ARISS Education Team.

Under the AMSAT bylaws, Executive Vice President Paul Stoetzer, N8HM,
assumes the office of President until the next meeting of the Board of

Stoetzer said "I want to thank Joe for his many years of service to
AMSAT in a variety of roles. I especially want to recognize his
efforts to mark AMSAT's 50th Anniversary with special events at the
Dayton Hamvention and AMSAT Symposium. His leadership in bringing
together a variety of figures from the history of amateur radio in
space in Arlington, VA this past fall helped to make the Symposium a
very special event."

[ANS thanks the AMSAT Office for the above information]


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This week's ANS Contributing Editor,

Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
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