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Call for Nominations of MARCA Officers 2021-2022

Per the MARCA by-Laws amended 2005; every two years, MARCA is required to hold an Election to elect Officers and Directors for a term of two years. The Past President, is a voting member on the Board of Directors and is the Election Committee Chair to facilate the Next Election Process.

The current Past President is Norm Johnson, aa7oo.

Call for nominations of Officers and Board Members to the 2021 through 2020 calendar years. Nominations close Monday, 7 December 2020.

Nominating Officer positions and responsibilities are:
  • President.
    • The president shall preside at all corporation and board meetings and act as an ex-officio member of all committees except the nomination committee. He shall decide all questions of order subject to the most recent version of Robert’ rules of order, subject to appeal as set out therein.
    • The Nominating committee shall not present for election as President any person then holding that position.
  • Vice President.
    • The vice president shall act in the place of the president when ever the president is not present or when ever the president shall recuse himself/ herself. The Vice-President shall be the chair of the trustee / interference committee and shall have the power to convene that committee whenever in his/her sole judgment circumstances shall require.
    • Corridenate meeting presentations.
  • Secretary.
    • The secretary shall keep regular and orderly minutes of all meetings of the corporation including but not limited to regular member meetings, board meeting, and committee meeting. The secretary shall publish said minutes as soon as possible after the meeting in or on a media from time to time set by the board. The secretary shall file those annual reports with the Arizona corporation commission as required by law. The secretary shall file those reports and forms required by the Federal Communication commission. 
  • Treasurer
    • The treasurer shall be responsible for depositing all moneys received by the club, the payment of all authorized expenditures, maintaining a checking, savings account or any other form bank depository which shall be insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in the Corporation’s name, and inventory of all corporation assets. The treasurer shall post a surety bond in favor of the corporation, the cost of which shall be borne by the corporation. 
  • 1 Board Member at Large position.
    • The board of directors shall have all of those powers as provided for in the Arizona revised statutes except the power to change or restate the Articles of Incorporation.
  • Past President (the current President, Dave Hall, n7zpy, will assume this position).
    • The Immediate past president shall be an ex-officio member of all committees. He shall serve on the board of directors. He shall be the chair of the nominating committee.


Considerations for Nominees:

  • Any MARCA member is eligible to serve in one of these positions.
  • A Nominee must be a current MARCA member. 
  • A MARCA member may Nominate another MARCA member to any of the Officer Positions.
  • A member can Nominate themself to any of the Positions. 


Considerations for a Nominee to accept Nominations;

  • Must be a current MARCA Member.
  • If Elected, must maintain MARCA Membership to retain Office.
  • Willing to accept and perform the duties of the Position.
  • None of these positions require large amounts of time.
  • Any elected Officer receives support from members, past officers, and current officers.
  • No One will Be Allowed to Fail.


You are welcome to contact any of the current officers or board members to discuss the details and responsibilities of a position or any other questions. If you think someone else might be interested, talk to them and encourage them to be nominated by yourself.

Nominations should be sent to the Nomination Committee member:

Past President, Norm Johnson, aa7oo, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Secretary, Paul Bennett, kd7kdo .
President, Dave Hall, n7zpy .
Ray Vasquez, k4rmv .


Election of Officers will be done by secret ballot in December 2020 and announce at the now scheduled 15th of December 2020 General Membership Meeting. Further instructions on how to Vote will be announced at the November 2020 General Membership Meeting.


Norm Johnson, aa7oo

current Vice President
Past President, MARCA