From E QST ARRL Director, Vice Director Election Results Announced 11/16/2018 ARRL has announced the results of contested elections for Director and Vice Director. Ballots were opened and counted on November 16 in seven contests within five ARRL Divisions. Here are the final tabulations: Central Division Director Kermit Carlson, W9XA 1,898 Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L 1,755 Mr. Carlson was declared elected. Hudson Division Director Ria Jairam, N2RJ 1,292 Mike Lisenco, N2YBB 1,239 Ms. Jairam was declared elected. New England Division Director Fred Hopengarten, K1VR 1,432 Tom Frenaye, K1KI 1,383 Mr. Hopengarten was declared elected. Northwestern Division Director Mike Ritz, W7VO 1,589 Bonnie Altus, AB7ZQ 1,308 Horace Hamby, N7DRW 495 Mr. Ritz was declared elected. Northwestern Division Vice Director Mark Tharp, KB7HDX 1,368 Daniel Stevens, KL7WM 1,228 Delvin Bunton, NS7U 767 Mr. Tharp was declared elected. Roanoke Division Director George Hippisley, W2RU 1,891 Dr. James Boehner, N2ZZ 1,365 Mr. Hippisley was declared elected. Roanoke Division Vice Director William Morine, N2COP 1,742 John Humphry, W4IM 1,505 Mr. Morine was declared elected. All newly elected officials will take office at noon on January 1, 2019.