Governance & Staff

Board of Trustees


President 
Dr. Samuel Pavel
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
545 N Airport Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 559-6428

Executive Director
Dawn Vinson

hello@uaa.aero 

University Aviation Association
2787 North 2nd Street
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 563-0505
hello@uaa.aero

Professional Staff

Missy Reece
Accounts Manager
accounts@uaa.aero

Laura Swanson
Member Services Coordinator
lswanson@uaa.aero

Nathan Garner
Graphic Designer
designer@uaa.aero

Thomas Steele
Accounting Clerk
finance@uaa.aero

OFFICERS

President Elect
Dr. Mary Johnson
Purdue University
1401 Aviation Drive
West  Lafayette, IN 47907
(618) 453-7269

Treasurer
Dr. Chaminda Prelis
University of Dubuque
2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-3835

Secretary
Martin Rottler
Envoy Air Inc.
4301 Regent Blvd
MD242
Irving, TX 75063
(972) 374-5192

Past President
Dr. Suzanne Kearns
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada
(519) 888-4567 

TRUSTEES

Jeremy Brown
Frasca International Inc.
906 Airline Rd
Urbana, IL 61802
(217)344-9200

Joey Colleran
Redbird Flight Simulations 
2301 East St. Elmo R Redbird STE100
Austin, TX 78744
(512) 301-0718

Michael Hales
Delaware State University
1200 North Dupont Highway
#31 Rm 211F
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6713

Dr. Becky Lutte
University of Nebraska Omaha 
6001 Dodge St. Cpas 120
Omaha, NE 68182
(936) 522-8701

Dr. John Mott
Purdue University
1401 Aviation Drive 
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-2686

Clay Pittman
Sinclair Community College 
444 West Third Street 
Dayton, OH 45402 
(937) 512-4134

Corkey Romeo
Community College of Baltimore 
125 Cessna Drive
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
(443) 840-4463

Dr. Jose Ruiz 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 
545 N Airport Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966 
 (618) 453-8885 

Capt. Tyler Tenbrink
Piedmont Airlines 
5443 Airport Terminal RdSalisbury, MD 21804 

Dr. Jonathan Velazquez
Inter American University of Puerto Rico
500 Dr. John Will Harris Street
Bayamon, PR 00959
(787) 469-9532 

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Aircraft Dispatch
Elizabeth Murillo

(951) 552-8810

Clay Pittman

ATC Education
Sam Fischer

(904) 317-3844

Jeremy Brown

Aviation Maintenance 
Ricky Hellings

(903) 233-4225

Mary Johnson

Aviation Management
Ryan Leick

(801) 863-7835

Jose Ruiz

Bylaws & Procedures
I. Richmond Netty

(330) 672-9476

Sam Pavel

Flight Education
Bruce Chase

(903) 233-4210

Joey Colleran

Program Planning
Super Committee

Publications
Timm Bliss

(405) 744-8062

John Mott

Safety
Paul Snyder

(701) 777-7813

Johnathan Valezquez

Unmanned Aerial Systems
Kristy Kiernan

(386) 226-6000

Mandy Briggs

(217) 353-2171

Michael Hales

Industrial Council
Tyler Tenbrink

(980) 785-4359

Rebecca Lutte