WIA Board appoints new Director
The WIA Board has, in accordance with the WIA’s Constitution, appointed Philip Adams VK3JNI (pictured right) a director following the resignation of Robert Broomhead VK3DN, which has been previously announced. Phil’s appointment by the Board is for the balance of Robert’s term, which ends with the 2011 AGM.
Michael Owen - VK3KI
Phil’s background is technical, and more recently he has completed various business qualifications. He was first licensed in 1985 and has been a WIA member since then. Since 1977 he has been a Scout leader, most recently as Training Officer with the Scout Radio and Electronics Service Unit (Victoria). He is a CFA Volunteer Firefighter with over 30 years experience, holding Wildfire and Low Structure Certifications.
He was appointed a WIA Assessor in 2008 and a WIA Nominated Assessor last year. He brings to the WIA a mix of experiences, including firefighting and extensive experience of working with young people, very valuable as the WIA addresses the issues of emergency communications and seeks to attract new and younger amateurs.
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