ARRL Pacific Division

The Pacific Division

Division Map

ARRL's governance structure divides the United States into 15 Divisions. Each Division's Director and Vice Director represent their Division on ARRL policy matters. The Pacific Division is composed of Northern California and all of Nevada and Hawaii.

Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT
Kristen McIntyre, K6WX

ARRL Divisions are led by elected directors and vice-directors who serve three year terms. The Pacific Division director is Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT and the vice-director is Kristen McIntyre, K6WX. The ARRL website has more information on the ARRL Organization Structure. Visit the Leadership page for more information on our director and vice-director.

Section Map

ARRL Divisions are further divided into administrative Sections. Most sections consist of entire states, however, some states have more than one section. The Pacific Division includes seven Sections. Each Section is headed by an elected Section Manager.

Important Events

ARRL National Convention

The ARRL National Convention will be held on May 17 - 19, 2019 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio


Pacificon is the ARRL Pacific Division Annual Conference. It will be held on October 18-20, 2019 in San Ramon, CA.

Annual Pacific Division Board Meeting