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  The Vertical Section of the NSS, Inc. was chartered by the NSS in 1972. It is incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in the state of North Carolina. The Articles of Incorporation were filed in 1994.

The operation of the Section is established by the Constitution and By-Laws.

The Section is governed by an Executive Board consisting of nine (9) members. Elections are held at the annual business meeting, normally conducted at each year's NSS Convention. Of the 9 Board members, five (5) are directly elected by the general membership:

  • Secretary/Treasurer             (1 year term)
  • Four (4) Members-At-Large   (2 year terms)
The At-Large members' Terms of Office are staggered, so two (2) are elected each year.

After each annual election, the newly elected Board members vote for the Section Chair and the Section Vice-Chair from the four At-Large members. At that time, they also elect four (4) additional Board members, from the Section membership, to fill 4 special committees: Editor, Contest Coordinator, Vertical Techniques Workshop Coordinator, and Education Coordinator. These four Board offices have 1 year terms.

The current Executive Board Members are:

Office Name & Address Term
Section Chair Gene Harrison
Box 1584
Leesburg, VA   20177-1584
(H)(703) 777-6111
Vice-Chair Mike Rusin
1301 McKeone Ave.
Cincinnati, OH   45205-1511
(H) (513) 471-4305
Raymond C. Sira
5134 Prices Fork Rd.
Christiansburg, VA   24073-6781
(H) (540) 641-1412
At-Large Bill Boehle
1284 Lower Ferry Road
Ewing, NJ   08618-1408
(H) (609) 771-6969
At-Large Gary Napper
1402 Fairwood Rd.
Austin, TX   78722-1026
(H) (512) 529-8212
Editor {OPEN}
Contest Coordinator Bill Cuddington
109 Beacon St.
Moulton, AL   35650-1801
(H) (256) 905-1001
Vertical Techniques Workshop Coordinator Kurt Waldron
4812 Independence Dr.
Port Republic, MD   20676-2052
(C) (443) 756-5303
Education Coordinator {OPEN}

These Officers are working hard to make the Section better.
Please let them know you appreciate their efforts.

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