Volunteers are the backbone of the club that contribute in so many meaningful ways to the vision, activities, programs, and well-being of the Milwaukee Radio Amateurs’ Club. This year during the Volunteer Recognition Month (November 2023), the Board of Directors is kicking off the Member of the Year award to acknowledge a member who has contributed significantly to the well-being of the club. We invite the membership to participate in selecting the 2024 inaugural recipient of this award based on the following criteria. The award will be presented at our annual meeting on April 20, 2024. You may download the mission, criteria, and award process document for more information.

Criteria for nomination is to be considered from the following areas. 

  • A member in good standing who continually demonstrates a keen interest in educating hams or offering increased experience opportunities in the  hobby. Chairing functions like Ham Radio Boot Camp, Hams Helping Hams,  Workshops or other significant educational efforts.                                 
  • A member in good standing who shows a high level of volunteerism to the club to support functions or duties. Chairing committees or being actively involved in the planning and/or setting up club activities like Field Day, Swapfests, Maker Faire, Special Event Station, Membership, Marketing, or the Annual Meeting and banquet as well as functional duties such as Repeater/Technical.                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • A member in good standing who actively promotes amateur radio and the club’s mission through active participation at Swapfests, Maker Faire, or  interactions with media, school education or programs, public service or  community events, a unique service, or an idea that provides long term  benefits to the club.


Only club members in good standing may participate in the nomination process. Only one nomination per member will be accepted. In the event multiple entries are received from a member, all nominations will be discarded.

All nominations must be received by the end of the February membership meeting. (February 17, 2024)

Member of the Year