April 19, 2016

From QCWA Headquarters

QCWA Bulletin 2016-007 - Roberta Cohen, WA2FRW - New QCWA Office Manager

The QCWA Board met via teleconference On April 15, 2016 to elect a new QCWA Office Manager, and are pleased to announce Roberta Cohen, WA2FRW will be the next person in the office at QCWA Headquarters.

Cohen began her new position on April 15, 2016. Current General Manager Tom Loughney, AJ4XM will continue employment to May 10, 2016 to provide for a smooth transition of the office.

Cohen is a QCWA Honorary Member and received her Technician license in 2011 as KK4CXK, later upgrading to Amateur Extra Class in 2012 receiving her Father's original call WA2FRW. Cohen comes from a family of Amateur Radio operators including her late Father, uncle and brother Phil Barsky, K3EW. Her late husband Mort Cohen, WA2ARS (SK) was the QCWA treasurer from 2012 to 2015. She currently resides in Apopka, FL.

Cohen has a Master's Degree from Stony Brook University, NY, and is a Certified Math and Early Childhood Teacher with the city of New York City and New York State, and has worked with various school districts and agencies in Suffolk County, NY in payroll from 1978 to 1985. Her last position was payroll supervisor, Smithtown, NY for 2,000 employees. From 2012 to 2014 she was volunteer QCWA Disbursement Administrator.

Cohen has been involved with conventions, from the 2002 QCWA National Convention in Kissimmee, FL, to the Orlando Amateur Radio Club - HamCation ® from 2005 to 2010, managing all ticket sales and keeping financial records.

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