OBAP Leadership

The Board of Directors and an invaluable group of volunteers ensure the excellence of annual initiatives including youth enrichment programs and aerospace professional development initiatives including twice-yearly career fairs.

2022-23 Board of Directors

joel webely

Joel Webley

Board Chair
FedEx Express - First Officer
tomeka adams

A. Tomica Adams

Board Vice Chair
United Airlines - First Officer
justin biassou

Justin Biassou

Governance Co-Chair
FAA - Community Engagement Officer
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Tennesse Garvey

Programs Director
United Airlines - First Officer
rhonda

Rhonda Robinson

United Airlines - Director of Business Management and Optimization
willie billingslea

Willie Billingslea

Instructor, School of Aviation - Auburn University
theodore johnson

Theodore Johnson

Instructor, Aviation Institute - University of Nebraska Omaha

Board of Advisors

OBAP_VanessaBlacknall-Jamison

Vanessa Blacknall-Jamison

Chair - Board of Advisors
FAA - Change Mgmt Advisor & Leadership Coach (ACC)
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Randall Rochon

Vice Chair - Board of Advisors
United Airlines - First Officer
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Carole Hopson

Board of Advisors
United Airlines - First Officer
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Albert Glenn

Board of Advisors
FedEx Express - Captain (Retired)
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Dr. Valerie Manning

Board of Advisors
Chief Commercial Officer - Overair
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Elizabeth Tennyson

Board of Advisors
Sr. Vice President, AOPA
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James Simons

Board of Advisors
United Airlines (ret.) - Capt & Chief Pilot
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Houston Mills

Board of Advisors
UPS - Vice President Flight Operations & Safety
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Bethoyia (Beth) Powell

Board of Advisors
American Airlines - First Officer
GrantWalker

Grant Walker

Board of Advisors
Wings Financial - VP Business Development
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James Hill

Board of Advisors
ICL, LLC - President/Owner
CaptRobertBrown

Robert "Bob" Brown

OBAP Emeritus
UPS - Captain (Retired)
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Pamela Williams

Board of Advisors
Director of Academy Services - United Aviate Academy
nicole huque

Nicole Huque

Board of Advisors
Managing Director - Global Aviation, Aerospace & Defense · K&A

National Office Staff

samantha whitfield

Samantha Whitfield

Executive Director
haifa baptiste

Haifa Baptiste

Director of Development
candace

Candace Williams-Brown

Marketing and Communications Director
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Torette Williams

Programs Manager

If you would like to get involved in a specific region, see below to contact the Regional Program Director for the area that you would like to get involved in or use the OBAP Volunteer Signup Form.

OBAP Programs Regions

Programs Director

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Tennesse Garvey

Programs Director
United Airlines - First Officer

Regional Directors

West
Mario-Tarver---W-Director
Mario Tarver
West Regional Director
SkyWest Airlines - First Officer
Southwest
robertseeny
Rob Seeney
Southwest Regional Director
American Airlines - First Officer
Midwest
OBAP_TitusSanders
Titus Sanders
Midwest Regional Director
U.S. Army - Chief Warrant Officer
Southeast
joelsimpson
Joel Simpson
Southeast Regional Director
Spirit Airlines - First Officer
Northeast
SheldonBlackman
Sheldon Blackman
Northeast Regional Director
Alaska Airlines - First Officer
IsaacSquare
Isaac Square
West Assistant Regional Director
Mesa Airlines - First Officer
jbatson
James Batson
West Assistant Regional Director
United Airlines - First Officer
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Kevin Marshall
Southwest Assistant Regional Director
American Airlines - First Officer
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Troy Jones
Southeast Assistant Regional Director
Endeavor Air - First Officer
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Chrystal Dunbar
Northeast Assistant Regional Director
United Airlines - First Officer
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Jaryd Bass
Southeast Assistant Regional Director

Project Aerospace

albert glenn

Albert Glenn

Project Aerospace Co-Chair
Fedex Express - Captain (Retired)
JeffHarrison

Jeff Harrison

Project Aerospace Co-Director
UPS - Captain

APIS - Aerospace Professionals In Schools

LindaWackerman

Linda Wackerman

APIS Director
American Airlines - Captain
Lahou Keita(2)

Lahou Keita

APIS Canada Liaison
Keitas Systems, Co-Owner and Research & Development Manager
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Maurice Ellis

APIS Regional Liaison
JetBlue Airways - First Officer
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Khareif Williams

Northeast Regional Liason
Student Pilot

ACE Academy

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Titus Sanders

National ACE Academy Director

LWFA & SFA

albert glenn

Albert Glenn

LWFA Co-Chair
Fedex Express - Captain (Retired)
JeffHarrison

Jeff Harrison

LWFA Co-Director / SFA Director
UPS - Captain
GTaylor

Germilia Taylor

General Aviation Manager LWFA

Collegiate

ngeriot edwards smith

Ngierot Edward-Smith

Collegiate Programs Chair

Scholarships

mike ponce

Michael Ponce

Scholarship Chair

APDP - Aerospace Professional Development Program

ryanpadmore

Ryan Padmore

APDP Director
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David Simpson

APDP Assistant Director
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Goliath Demise

APDP Assistant Director

Explore Aerospace

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Titus Sanders

Explore Aerospace Director
Juan _JC_ Ortiz

Juan "JC" Ortiz

Assistant Director
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Mark Reese

Assistant Director
jamesspencer

James Spencer

Assistant Curriculum Developer
Certified Flight Instructor
zakiyahpercy

Zakiya Percy

Coordinator

Youth Development Program

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Jamil Paul

Youth Development Program Assistant Director
ranymixon

Randy Mixon

Youth Development Program Administrator

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