The Tucson Amateur Packet Radio Corporation (TAPR) Board consists of 9 Directors. One third of the TAPR Board of Directors is elected by the membership each year. The election is conducted on-line following the Digital Communications Conference. (If candidates are un-opposed, then the election is declared at the meeting).
How to get a name on the ballot?
TAPR, as are many volunteer organizations, is always looking for talent with fresh ideas.
Board members serve three-year terms and their responsibilities include:
1) Attendance at both board meetings each year. (One is held at the Dayton
Hamvention in May, the other at the Digital Communications Conference in
2) Regular participation in the continuous board session, which is conducted over the Internet.
3) Active engagement in TAPRs management.
To place a person in nomination, please remember that he or she must be a member of TAPR. Also, confirm that the individual is willing to have his or her name placed in nomination. Send that persons name (or your own if you wish to nominate yourself), call sign, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number(s), and a biographical sketch (100 words maximum) via e-mail to TAPR Office or to the TAPR office via snail mail (P. O. Box 852754, Richardson, TX 75085-2754) to arrive by September 10th. If you submit a nomination via e-mail, we strongly encourage you to follow up by regular mail.
Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the TAPR annual meeting held at DCC each year.
On-line elections are scheduled during the two week period following DCC.