Official ARRL Field Organization Appointment Description:
The Section Manager is
accountable for carrying out the duties of the office in accordance with ARRL
policies established by the Board of Directors and shall act in the best
interests of Amateur Radio. In discharging these responsibilities, the Section
appoints, and supervises section-level staff to administer the Field
Organization's principal areas of responsibility in the section. These areas
are emergency communications, message traffic relay, technical activity /
problem solving, volunteer monitoring, government relations, public relations
in the general community, information services for amateurs, and cooperation
with affiliated clubs.
qualified ARRL members in the section to other volunteer positions in support
of Field Organization objectives, and may authorize section-level staff to make
well informed concerning matters of ARRL policy so as to administer the Field
Organization in accordance with current policy and so as to provide correct
information in response to members' inquiries.
the activities of the section-level staff, monitors the performance of the
Field Organization volunteers, and provides guidance as necessary to ensure
that appointees act in the best interests of Amateur Radio and in accordance
with ARRL policies.
liaison with the Division Director; makes periodic reports to the Director
regarding the status of Section activities; receives from the Director
information and guidance pertaining to matters of mutual concern and interest;
serves on the Division Cabinet and renders advice as requested by the Director.
Conducts correspondence and other communications with ARRL
members and affiliated clubs in the Section; makes personal visits to clubs,
hamfests, and conventions; responds to members' questions and concerns or
refers them to an appropriate person or office in the League organization;
maintains liaison with representative frequency coordinator(s) having
jurisdiction in the Section.
or supervises preparation of, a monthly "Section News;" uses
electronic communications, such as the Internet, to distribute information
about Section activities and to encourage member participation in the Field
new Section Manager shall be required to participate in a Section Manager
orientation training session that is conducted by ARRL Headquarters.
Promotes recruitment of new amateurs and new ARRL members;
encourages attitudes and actions which welcome new radio amateurs and integrate
them into League and club activities.
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