(Watertown, SD) - The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) today released the official results of the 2015 Board of Directors election. NATE announces that candidates Kari Carlson, Chief Operating Officer of Tower Systems, Inc. in Watertown, South Dakota and Winter Park, Florida; Jim Miller, President of EasTex Tower, Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Jim Tracy, Chief Executive Officer of Legacy Telecommunications, Inc. in Burley, Washington were re-elected and will retain their seats on the NATE Board of Directors.

Candidate Ben Little, Chief Executive Officer of Centerline Solutions, LLC in Golden, Colorado also assumed a seat and will be serving as a new member of the Board of Directors.

The four candidates who emerged victorious in the election will officially begin their two-year terms on February 22, 2015 at the NATE UNITE 2015 Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

“I would like to congratulate the four candidates who attained seats in the recently concluded Board of Directors election,” said Executive Director Todd Schlekeway. “NATE’s Board of Directors contribute countless hours of their time to serve the Association and we look forward to continuing to work with the elected candidates to accomplish NATE’s goals in 2015 and beyond.”

The 2015 election featured a slate of 10 candidates from eligible voting member companies vying for four open seats on the NATE Board of Directors. The election marked the second consecutive year the Association has had a double digit number of candidates seeking seats on the Board of Directors. “NATE would like to thank all of the individuals who demonstrated the leadership and initiative to run as candidates in this year’s election,” stated Schlekeway.