Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator

Technician class  license or higher; Full ARRL membership.


  • May serve as a general assistant to the Section Emergency Coordinator or as a specialist. That is, the ASEC may assist the Section Emergency Coordinator with general leadership matters as the Section Emergency Coordinator’s alternate, or the ASEC may be assigned to handle a specific important function that does not fail within the scope of the duties of the Section Emergency Coordinator’s other assistants.  The ASEC will act as the SEC in his/her absence or in emergency response operations to maintain continuity of leadership when 24 hour activity requires multiple shifts.
  • At the Section Manager’s discretion, the ASEC may be designated as the recommended successor to the incumbent Section Emergency Coordinator in case the Section Emergency Coordinator resigns or is otherwise unable to finish the term of office.
  • Should be familiar with the “Official Appointment Description for the ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator,” which contains the fundamental responsibilities of the SEC.
  • Encouraged to complete Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Course.

Recruitment of new hams and ARRL members is an integral part of the job of every ARRL appointee. Appointees should take advantage of every opportunity to recruit a new ham or member to foster growth of Field Organization programs, and our abilities to serve the public.