NARA Officers


NARA President Gregory Davis - WR1Z Director of Photography Owner, Founder, and Managing Member of Audio Engineering Services, LLC Amateur Radio Emergency Services - CT Region 5 ARES Communications Coordinator for Roxbury CT Member of NARA & CARA local ham radio clubs New Milford CT Community Emergency Response Team 2013 Chairman, Cable Advisory Council - Charter Communications - CT PURA Area 19 CT Statewide Video Advisory Council Representative - CT PURA Area 19 Business Networks International - CT Heritage Chapter member

NARA Vice President Glen Dains - W1GHD

NARA Treasurer

NARA Secretary Will Keller - KB1VIS takes and archives all association minutes and, in concert with other members of the Executive Committee, makes certain that the association's records are accurately maintained.

NARA Technical Director Bill Blizman - KB1VNO Bill enjoys working the digital frequencies with the HF go-box he built around a YAESU 857-D radio. The rebuilding of the UHF Washington CT repeater was an outstanding accomplishment for Bill in 2013. This effort took many hours of design and testing and the association's repeater is now heard clear and strong. Bill's work rekindled the NARA's weekly net.

NARA Repeater Trustee Mike Walters - W8ZY Mike is an Amateur Extra Class Volunteer Examiner and the associations VE Liaison to the ARRL VEC in Newington, CT. Mike has 37 years of amateur radio experience and he has taught licensing classes throughout the country.

NARA Safety Officer Jim Schultz - KB1ABC Jim is owner of Schultz Communications, a CT licensed master electrician, and retired as Emergency Management Director (EMD) for the town of Warren after 10 years. Jim is now the Deputy EMD. He's also a past president of the Warren Volunteer Fire Company and a medical first responder with EMR certification. He also installs and maintains all of the radio systems for the Fire Company and the Town of Warren. Jim serves as Vice President of Litchfield County Dispatch (LCD). LCD dispatches 43 Fire, EMS, and police services in 20 Northwest Corner towns. He also does voice over work for radio, television, and industrial productions.