June 24th 2014
Radio Amateurs of Canada would like to announce the recent appointment of Neal Sunderland VE6NL, as Section Emergency Coordinator for Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Mr. Sunderland was appointed by Garry Jacobs, VE6CIA.
Neal Sunderland has been involved in many areas of radio both professionally and privately for more than 40 years. He became a licensed Amateur five years ago, remaining active on most HF bands as well as VHF and UHF. He also does all the above mobile as well. Neal has been active in ARES in the Calgary region previous to the appointment as SEC. Neal is trained in and has worked professionally in Search and Rescue, Emergency Medicine and other related fields.
The Alberta Section is one of our most active Sections in recent years with fires in the north and flooding in the south.
Geoff Bawden, VE4BAW
President and A/CFSO