Governance & Staff

Board of Trustees


President 
Dr. Mary Johnson
Purdue University
1401 Aviation Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-1064


Executive Director
Dawn Vinson

hello@uaa.aero 

University Aviation Association
8092 Memphis Ave Suite 132

Millington, TN 38053
(901) 563-0505

hello@uaa.aero

Professional Staff

Laura Swanson
Member Services Coordinator

lswanson@uaa.aero

Nathan Garner
Graphic Designer

designer@uaa.aero

OFFICERS

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

Treasurer
Tyler Tenbrink
Piedmont Airlines
2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-3835

Secretary
Martin Rottler
P-56 Aviation Group
3341 Regent Blvd
#130-201
Irving, TX 75063
(701) 330-0527

Past President
Dr. Sam Pavel
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
545 N Airport Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 453-9244

TRUSTEES

Dr. James Birdsong   
Auburn University
2150 Bent Creek Road Suite 1
Auburn, AL 36830

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

Nate Eisenman
FedEx
2955 Republican Drive
Memphis, TN 38118

Dr. Scott Firsing  
Alsim
11801 Domain Boulevard
3rd floor
Austin, TX 78756 

Matthew Johnston                         California Aeronautical University
1450 Boughton Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Kevin Kuhlmann
Metropolitan State University of Denver
1340 Blueberry Hills Road
Monument, CO 80132

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

Capt Corkey Romeo
Wings for Vets
125 Cessna Drive
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
(443) 840-4463

Mark Taylor   
US Aviation Academy
4850 Spartan Drive
Denton, TX 76240 

Dr. Ryan Wallace 
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona 

1 Aerospace Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 323-5085

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

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Publications
Timm Bliss

(405) 744-8062

Yi Gao

John Mott

Aircraft Dispatch

Theodore Johnsoon

(734) 330-3131

Clay Pittman

ATC Education

Gail Zlotky

(615) 898-2290

Kevin Kuhlmann

Aviation Maintenance 

Ricky Hellings

(903) 233-4225

James Birdsong

Aviation Management

Christina Heirs

(615) 904-8370

Jeremy Brown

Flight Education
Bruce Chase

(903) 233-4210

Joey Colleran

Industry Council

William Kwong

(303) 3285-4381

Tyler Tenbrink

(980) 785-4359

Safety
Paul Snyder

(701) 777-7813

Johnathan Valezquez

Unmanned Aerial Systems

Mandy Briggs

(217) 353-2171

Kristy Kiernan

(251) 929-3953

Dr. Ryan Wallace