New WIA National & Inwards QSL Manager
John is a retired Electronics Engineer, who has spent his working career within the telecommunications industry in various senior management positions within both Telstra and Alcatel Australia.
As a keen DXer and an avid QSL collector and has been a frequent user of the QSL service over the years. John understands the IARU, regional and local QSL policies that are in place and is keen to ensure that the QSL is the final courtesy of a QSO.
His other passion is golf and as a past Vice President of his golf club, was very involved in the management and governance of that club. This same passion, skills and knowledge will be brought to managing the National Inwards QSL Bureau role for the WIA. He is very keen to work with all the state QSL managers to develop a good working relationship so the group can develop and put in place a National QSL Policy, and then standardise processing to ensure cost effective and efficient processing and delivery of QSL
cards to WIA Members.
John will be working with the WIA QSL Operations Manager and staff and the QSL Managers around VK to ensure smooth and seamless operations. In his working life he was used to all-states meetings with colleagues and vendors via both face-to-face meetings and teleconferencing. John also brings administrative, educative and communications skills that will be put to good use in rolling out a new National QSL Policy and Process to QSL managers and WIA Members.
We wish John every success in his new role of WIA National & Inwards QSL Manager. If you would like to contact John his email is: vk3jls @wia.org.au
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