With the retirement of AWA Director Thomas Peterson Jr, the AWA Board of Trustees has elected Robert Hobday N2EVG of Honeoye Falls, NY as AWA Director and Bruce Roloson W2BDR of Apalachin, NY as AWA Deputy Director.
Bob has been a member of AWA since 1984 serving as a Museum historian and a volunteer on the Museum Staff. In 2009, Bob was elected as AWA Deputy Director.
Bob is a graduate of Union College with a BA in Industrial Administration. He worked at Rochester Gas and Electric for 32 years advancing to Manager – Pricing. In 1997, he was one of two team leaders that created Energetix, a subsidiary and finally an affiliate of RGE, where he advanced to Managing Director – Strategic Issues.
Bruce has been a member of AWA since 1967 and has held every office at AWA including President and all other officer positions, editor of the AWA Journal, and AWA Conference chairman. Bruce is currently AWA Museum Curator Emeritus.
Bruce is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology and worked at Westinghouse as an engineer in tube production and high voltage lab work. Bruce went on to have a long, successful career in several management positions at New York State Electric and Gas Corporation.
Bob is a Fellow and recipient of the Jack Poppele Award from Radio Club of America. Bruce is a Fellow and recipient of the Batcher Award from Radio Club of America.