February 1, 2016

From QCWA Headquarters


QCWA Bulletin 2016-002 - QCWA Scholarship Chair Appointment - Sharon May, KA2TNK

The QCWA Board welcomes QCWA member #34490, Sharon May, KA2TNK, as the new QCWA Scholarship Chair, replacing Tim Donovan, W4CLK, who recently announced his desire to retire after serving for three years.

May was first licensed in 1983, and holds a General Class license. She and her husband Al, WA2KFV, live in the hamlet of Bridgeport, NY.

May is past secretary/treasurer of QCWA Chapter 29, and currently the secretary, membership chair, event planner and sunshine girl for the Liverpool Amateur Repeater Club, Inc., (LARC); a member of the American Legion Amateur Radio Club; a Life Member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Bridgeport, NY; a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 787, Cicero, NY; a Life Member of the North Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc., (NAVAC); a volunteer examiner for ARRL and W5YI, and participates as a member of the ARES/RACES team.

May grew up in Liverpool, NY and graduated from Liverpool High School. She worked as an executive assistant for a large automotive after market association, while at the same time, was secretary for the North Syracuse Chamber of Commerce for 20 years. During that time May was elected the first female president in the 38 years of the North Syracuse Chamber of Commerce.

May recently retired after working part-time for 19 years for the Town of Cicero in planning and development for the township. She enjoys gardening, crossword puzzles, cooking and baking.

Ken Oelke, VE6AFO
President, Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc.