March 1, 2017 —
FORT WORTH, Texas – The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) announced today that Board of Directors’ members Jim Tracy, Jim Miller and Ben Little were elected to serve on the Association’s Executive Committee for the upcoming year. The Association made the announcement on the first day of the NATE UNITE 2017 Conference and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jim Tracy, CEO of Legacy Telecommunications, Inc., was re-elected to serve as NATE Chairman. Tracy has been a member of the NATE Board of Directors for six years and has fulfilled a variety of other leadership roles during his tenure with NATE, including Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Board Oversight for the Member Services Committee.
Jim Miller, President & CEO of EasTex Tower, LLC, was re-elected to serve as the NATE Vice Chairman. Miller has been a member of the NATE Board of Directors for eight years and been active in leadership roles as Board Oversight for the Safety & Education Committee and a member of the Legislative & Regulatory Committee.
Ben Little, CEO of Centerline Solutions, LLC, was elected to serve as NATE Secretary/Treasurer. Ben has been a member of the NATE Board of Directors for three years and has also served as Board Oversight for the Association’s Trade Show Committee and as a member of the Financial Investment Committee.
“I am humbled to continue serving in the capacity as NATE Chairman and look forward to working with my fellow colleagues on the Board of Directors and all NATE member companies to enhance the Association’s influence and expand our message of safety and quality in the vast wireless ecosystem,” said Jim Tracy.
“I would like to congratulate Jim, Ben and Jim on being elected by their colleagues on the NATE Board of Directors to serve on the Executive Committee,” stated Executive Director Todd Schlekeway. “The NATE Board of Directors are presiding over an exciting era of unprecedented advances in wireless technologies and will play an instrumental role in positioning the Association for continued growth as the networks of tomorrow become a reality,” added Schlekeway.
During the first day of the NATE UNITE 2017 event, NATE also formally recognized departing Board member Kari Carlson, Vice President of Tower Systems, Inc., for her leadership and dedication in serving the Association. Carlson served with distinction on NATE’s Board of Directors since 2008.
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