Patrick Howey, executive director of Watertown Development, Watertown, SD, accepts the position of administrator on the staff of the National Association of Tower Erectors, Watertown, SD.
Ty Stober, national sales trainer for Larsen Antenna Technologies, Vancouver, WA, moves up to national sales manager.
Wesley McGee, founder and chairman of CommSite International, Vienna, VA, assumes the position of president of SiteSafe, Arlington, VA. Sean Johnson, manager of U.S. sales for TX RX Systems, Angola, NY, advances to sales and marketing manager.
Robyn Shalhoub, senior director of the International Mobile Telecommunications Association, Washington, advances to vice president and deputy director.
James E. Bunting, executive vice president and chief financial and operating officer for Intellicell, Chatsworth, CA, accepts the position of chief financial officer for SatCom Systems, Burbank, CA.
George Benson resigns from the position of chairman and CEO of Airadigm Communications, Little Chute, WI. He will continue as a consultant and chairman emeritus.
Carmen Barsu, applications engineer at Lyncole XIT Grounding, Torrance, CA, accepts the position of secretary and treasurer for the CDEGS 2000 Group Meeting.
Melinda Ann Krupcyznski, assistant manager of customer service for the National Dispatch Center, San Diego, moves up to manager of customer support.
Susan G. Swenson, president and CEO of Cellular One, Northern California and Kansas, assumes the position of president of Leap Wireless International, San Diego, and CEO for Leap’s subsidiary, Cricket Communications.
The American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA), Washington, elects eight new members to its Board of Directors, including Leo Fitzsimon of Nokia, Washington; Jim Hopper of Megahertz Tech, Dallas; Ralph Haller of Fox Ridge Communications, Gettysburg, PA; Robert Shiver of Intek Global, New York; Catherine Leonard of Comtronics, Quincy, MA; Scott Weisenburger of Creative Airtime Services, Phoenix; and Alan Van Velkinburgh of Houston 2-Way Radio, Houston.
Charles K. Melby, sales representative with Melby Communications, Bloomington, MN, wins the 1999 George M. Hanus Award from Maxrad, Hanover Park, IL.