The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), our national organization

has divided the United States into 15 Divisions.


There are 71 Sections within those Divisions. Ohio, along with Michigan and Kentucky

comprise the Great Lakes Division.


The Ohio Section has more than 28,000 Amateurs residing within its borders

and of those, we have more than 5,800 ARRL members,

making us (OHIO) the largest of the 71 Sections.


If you reside in Ohio be proud!


For you are a part of the biggest and best Section in the country.


The Section Manager is the senior elected ARRL representative for the Section, and is accountable for carrying out the duties of the

office in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Directors of ARRL, and shall act in the best interests of Amateur Radio operators throughout the Section.


The following are just a few of the vast responsibilities of the Section Manager:


  • Recruits, appoints, and supervises section-level staff and volunteer positions


  • Monitors the performance of the Field Organization volunteers and provides guidance as necessary to ensure that appointees act in the best interests of Amateur Radio and the Section


  • Maintains liaison with state and local government agencies, as well as volunteer organizations throughout the Section, and makes periodic reports those agencies and organizations regarding the readiness of our Amateur Radio operators for emergencies


  • Serves on the Division Cabinet and renders advice and updates to the Director about the Section


  • Conducts correspondence and other communications with the membership and all Amateur Radio operators in the Section by distributing information about Section activities and to encourage member participation in the Field Organization                       


  • Makes personal visits to as many clubs, hamfests, and volunteer organizations functions as possible


  • Responds to members' questions and concerns in a timely fashion


  • Promotes recruitment of new Amateur Radio operators and new members by encouraging good attitudes and actions which welcome new radio Amateurs