ARRL Pacific Division

Pacific Division Leadership

Division Director

Kristen McIntyre, K6WX

Kristen, from Fremont, California, served as Pacific Division Vice Director until the passing of Director Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT on October 30, 2020 when she began serving as Director.

McIntyre, who has served as ARRL Technical Coordinator for the East Bay Section, says on her profile that she's been interested in radio since she was about 5 years old. She got her Technician ticket in the late 1970s while a student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After letting her license expire, she re-licensed and obtained her Amateur Extra license.

She also is licensed in Japan, her second home, as JI1IZZ. McIntyre is president of the Palo Alto Amateur Radio Club and is a senior software engineer at Apple.

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Division Vice Director

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