AEA Committees

An integral part of the Aircraft Electronics Association governing body, the AEA board of directors, is its committees. An effective board does much of its work in committees. The fundamental research and collection of ideas are gathered and alternatives are considered through AEA committees.

This standing committee shall assess the board’s profile and skill set; shall develop and maintain a pool of candidates with desired skills that could be nominated to serve on the board; and, as necessary, shall recommend a slate of candidates to the board whenever vacancies or impending vacancies require an election to select directors.

Chairman:
Mike Berryhill, Cirrus Aircraft

Members:
Kris Garberg, Appareo
Bill Hanf, Green Mountain Avionics
Garry Joyce, IAE Ltd.
Mike Adamson, AEA Staff Liaison

This standing committee shall assess the board’s profile and skill set; shall develop and maintain a pool of candidates with desired skills that could be nominated to serve on the board; and, as necessary, shall recommend a slate of candidates to the board whenever vacancies or impending vacancies require an election to select directors.

Chairman:
Kevin Barton, Bartronix Aerospace Svcs

Members:
Josef Breu, Avionik Straubing
Michel Däppen, Avionitec
Monica Gualandri, Sarasota Avionics
Kevin Harriman, Pro Star Aviation
Keith Hendershot, Green Mountain Avionics
Garry Joyce, IAE Ltd.
Russ Kromberg, Duncan Aviation
Michael Kus, Avionics 2000
Rick Ochs, Spirit Aeronautics
Al Rice, Genesys Aerosystems
Graeme Rowe, AvMax
Lloyd Timmons, Force Aviation
Steve Wysong, Wysong Enterprises
Ric Peri, AEA Staff Liaison

This standing committee shall assist the treasurer and president by monitoring the financial status of the organization, and overseeing periodic financial audits. The Committee shall report their findings and recommendations to the board for disposition.

Chairman:
Jim Alpiser, Garmin

Members:
Rick Garcia, Gulf Coast Avionics
Mike Adamson, AEA Staff Liaison
Debra McFarland, AEA Staff Liaison

This ad-hoc committee will execute strategies to help AEA contribute substantially to the growth in the availability of and industry support for a workforce that is qualified and ready to meet the future needs of the aircraft electronics industry.

Chairman:
Simpson Bennett, 4Air

Members:
Mike Berryhill, Cirrus Aircraft
Chris Bergman, Columbia Air Services, Inc.
Bryan Kahl, Avidyne
Richard Authement, Auto’s Aviation
Patrick Coleman, Garmin
Eric McFalda, Pentastar Aviation
Patrick McManus, NextOp
Ashley Ring, Collins Aerospace
Aaron Ward, AEA Staff Liaison
Mike Adamson, AEA Staff Liaison

This ad-hoc committee was established to measure, evaluate and identify ways to continue to grow and enhance the quality of communications and relationships between AEA regular members and associate members.

Chairman:
Jamie Luster, Genesys Aerosystems

Members:
Thom Duncan, Thom Duncan Avionics LLC
Laurent Gauthier, Porta Air Service
Jeff Geraci, EDMO Distributors
Nathan Hernandez, Southeast Aerospace
Gary Picou, PS Engineering
Mike Adamson, AEA Staff Liaison

Get Involved!

If you are interested in serving on an AEA Committee, you must submit a
Committee Application Form for consideration.