Charlotte Regional Skywarn is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Sossamon, KK4GEV to Emergency Coordinator. This transition will go into effect on January 1st, 2016. Lee has served as Assistant Emergency Coordinator for CRS for 3 years.
Chris Gay, N1CRG has served as Emergency Coordinator since January 2013, and announced his plan to retire earlier this year. Chris will remain on staff as a Net Control Station. “It’s been a pleasure to serve my community, my fellow Amateur Radio Operators, and Greer NWS as EC for the Charlotte Area, and I know that Lee will continue to grow Charlotte Skywarn and move it forward. He has the same passion that we all have to be the boots on the ground for the NWS, and he’ll do a great job.”
Lee has been a Licensed Amateur Radio Operator since 2012, and holds a technician class ticket. He’s been involved with weather spotting and Skywarn Training since 2012 also. Other than Amateur Radio, Lee is involved with the Mt Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius, NC and enjoys trout fishing.