ARRL STX District 3Mr. Rene Lopez Jr, KF5KYL, has accepted the position of District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) for the South Texas Section. Rene is a retired firefighter of 35 years’ service for the City of Mission TX, obtaining the rank of Fire Chief. Rene was recommended by the outgoing DEC Mr. Edgar Warwas W5OE.

Rene is also a CERT instructor, which is a growing resource for newly licensed amateur radio operators. Edgar will remain active as a member of ARES and the Rio Grande Valley Amateur Radio Club (RGV ARC). District 3 is composed of Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Starr and Zapata counties.

This appointment is effective May 6, 2019.

 

Regards to all,

 

Jeffery A Walter – KE5FGA

ARRL STX SEC

ares logoMs. Ruth Lewis, KE5MHJ, has accepted the position of District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) for the South Texas Section. Ruth was recommended by the outgoing DEC Mr. JC Smith N5RXS. JC will spend more time on his business concerns but will also remain active as an ARES member for Bexar County. District 12 is composed of Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Kendall,

McMullen and Wilson counties. This appointment is effective April 10, 2019.

Ruth remains the EC for Bexar County as well until a replacement is named.

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Regards to all,

Jeffery A Walter – KE5FGA

ARRL STX SEC

Mr. Eric Schmidt, KA5WMY, has accepted the position of Emergency Coordinator (EC) for Brazoria County in District 1 of the South Texas Section. Eric was recommended by several of the local public service event and infrastructure leaders. Eric replaces Mr. Terry “Sarge” Bowersmith, W5SRG. Sarge was the EC for Brazoria for as long as I can remember. District 1 is composed of Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller counties. This appointment is effective October 14, 2018.

Mr. Victor Gunnoe, AF5OS has accepted the position of STX District 13 Emergency Coordinator (DEC), Victor was recommended by former D13 Webb County EC and STX SEC Mr. Frank Aguilar N5SSH. Victor replaces Mr. John Letney AL5J who moved to the east side of Texas. District 13 is composed of Dimmit, Duval, Frio, LaSalle, Maverick, McMullen, Webb, and Zavala counties. This appointment is effective September 6, 2018.

Mr. Sid Tschirhart, WD5H has accepted the position of Emergency Coordinator (EC) for Medina County in District 6 of the South Texas Section. Sid was recommended by our longtime D6 District Emergency coordinator (DEC) Mr. Ernest Reich W5FQA. Sid replaces Mr. Walter Hock, KK5LO after many years of public service. Mr. Hock will remain very active in amateur radio. District 6 is composed of Bandera, Edwards, Kerr, Kinney, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde counties. This appointment is effective December 1, 2018.

Welcome Sid.   

Mr. Michael Marks, KG5RXG has accepted the position of Emergency Coordinator (EC) for Travis County in District 7 of the South Texas Section. Michael is recommended by current EC Mr. Kerby Spruiell, KG5DLD. Kerby served as EC for Travis County for 2 years. District 7 is composed of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Milam, Travis and Williamson counties. Mr. Ken Malgren, K7MAL, is the District 7 Emergency Coordinator (DEC). This appointment is effective December 9, 2018.

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These articles will be updated from time to time as we learn the new system

12/27/2018 - 1 new question posted today

Jeff - KE5FGA

Mr. Ross Rogers, W3OQ has accepted the position of STX District 15 Emergency Coordinator (DEC), Ross has held this position in the past but took some time off to attend to business. Ross is recommended by our West Gulf Division Director Dr. David Woolweaver K5RAV. District 15 is composed of Cameron, Kenedy and Willacy counties. This appointment is effective October 2, 2018.

Welcome back Ross.   

STX Emergency Coordinators:

If you already have the form, no need to fill it out again. Please submit a completed Excel version of this form for your county to the STX Section Emergency Coordinator. 

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