NEW YORK � The new slate of officers for the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers Board of Directors has been announced, and John Lyons has been tapped to take over as president. Lyons, the assistant vice president and director of broadcast communications for The Durst Organization, most recently served as vice president and will replace Robert Weller, NAB vice president of spectrum policy, as the organization�s president.
This new election occurs after Weller had been reelected as president over the summer.
Additional moves include Chris Horne becoming vice president after serving as secretary; Weller will now serve as secretary; and Ron Chase will remain as AFCCE�s treasurer. The other Board of Directors officers includes Marshall Cross, Steve Crowley, Anne Goodwin Crump, Jon Edwards and Mark Fehlig. Officers will assume their new positions as of Oct. 1.
The vote took place on Friday, Sept. 15, during an AFCCE board meeting. According to Lyons, the date happened to coincide with his 51st anniversary in broadcasting.