On Thursday, February 16, 2006, the Founding Board of WISPA officially accepted the results of the recent Board election. The new Board begins immediately and will consist of the following members.

John Scrivner....Mount Vernon Net
Matt Larsen....Inventive Media
Marlon Shafer....Odessa Office Equipment
Rick Harnish....OnlyInternet Broadband & Wireless
George Rogato....OregonFAST
Tom DeReggi....RapidDSL & Wireless

The Board would like to express thanks to previous board members, Bob Moldashel, Gary Hoffman and Alex Huppenthal.

Officers for the coming year are:

John Scrivner....President
Matt Larsen....Vice President
George Rogato....Treasurer
Rick Harnish....Secretary

The Board also voted to create a Promotional/Marketing Committee in which George Rogato was elected as the Chairman. The purpose of this committee will be to promote and market WISPA and its membership throughout the industry. Anyone interested in serving on this committee, please contact George at [EMAIL PROTECTED].


One Board position is still open.  Anyone interested please fill out an application at http://election.wispa.org


According to the bylaws:


3.6 Vacancies. If a vacancy occurs on the board of directors, the Secretary will notify the membership via email or the legal means required by these bylaws. The membership will have three (3) calendar weeks to submit nominations to the Nominating Committee. Any nominees must submit to the Secretary the properly completed application which will be open for review to the general membership in the manner prescribed by the nominating committee. Within one (1) week of the closing of nominations, the Secretary will make available (via the WISPA website) all nominees application information. The membership shall have 4 weeks time after all nomination applications are made available to review candidate information prior to a vote. The vote shall be conducted at either a special meeting of the membership called by the board of directors, or as the board may determine, and by electronic means as authorized by these bylaws. Any director elected to fill a vacancy shall hold office until the next annual meeting of the board of directors, or until such director’s successor is elected and qualifies.




Rick Harnish


OnlyInternet Broadband & Wireless, Inc.

260-827-2482 Office

260-307-4000 Cell

260-918-4340 VoIP







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