May 5, 2014

From QCWA Headquarters

QCWA Bulletin 2014-016 - QCWA Board Fills Director Vacancy

Pursuant to the QCWA Bylaws, the Board of Directors are pleased to 
announce the appointment of Carole Perry, WB2MGP, to fill the recent 
Director vacancy of Gerry Gross, WA6POZ. Perry can be reached at

Perry has been licensed since 1977 and resides in Staten Island, NY. 
She worked as an executive secretary in an electronics manufacturing 
company, Rapidcircuit Inc. for 16 years. In 1980, when the company 
relocated she returned to Intermediate School 72 in Staten Island, NY 
where she worked until her retirement in 2004, teaching "Introduction 
to Amateur Radio" to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders for 30 years. Carole 
wrote the curriculum for "Introduction to Amateur Radio" a very 
successful program which had 950 students a year coming through it.

Perry is the recipient of the prestigious 1987 Dayton Ham of The Year 
Award, the 1987 ARRL Instructor of The Year Award, the 1991 Marconi 
Wireless Memorial Award, the 1993 QCWA President's Award, the 1996 
RCA Barry Goldwater Amateur Radio Award, the 2009 RCA President's 
Award, the 2012 RCA President's Award and is an RCA Fellow, and in 
2007 was elected to the RCA Board of Directors, a position she still holds.

Perry has moderated the Dayton Hamvention Youth Forum and 
Instructors' Forum for 27 years. She is a member of QCWA, RCA, ARRL, 
DARA, (Dayton Amateur Radio Association) AWA, (Antique Wireless 
Association) and Brandeis Women.


Ken Oelke, VE6AFO
President, QCWA Inc.