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.

2023-24 Board of Directors

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Tennesse Garvey

Board Chair
United Airlines - First Officer
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Theodore Johnson, Ph.D.

Secretary
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska – Omaha
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Joel Webley

Director
FedEx Express - Captain
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Rhonda Robinson

Board Vice Chair
United Airlines - Director, People Impact & Inclusion
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Min Sha

Treasurer
Operating Partner, Archimed
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Justin Biassou

Director
FAA - Community Engagement Officer
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Willie Billingslea

Programs Chair
Instructor, School of Aviation - Auburn University
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Titus Sanders

Programs Chair
First Officer, United Airlines

Board of Advisors

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Randall Rochon

Chair - Board of Advisors
United Airlines - Captain
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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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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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Elizabeth Tennyson

Board of Advisors
Sr. Vice President, AOPA
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Karl Minter

Board of Advisors
United - Captain (Retired)
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Grant Walker

Board of Advisors
Wings Financial - VP Business Development
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James Hill

Board of Advisors
ICL, LLC - President/Owner
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Robert "Bob" Brown

OBAP Emeritus
UPS - Captain (Retired)
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Nicole Huque

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

Board of Advisors
Director of Academy Services - United Aviate Academy

National Office Staff

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Vanessa Blacknall-Jamison

Executive Director
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Robert Moore

Deputy Executive Director
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Haifa Baptiste

Director of Development
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Candace Williams-Brown

Marketing and Communications Director
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Torette Williams

APIS Director
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Antonio Thomas

ACE Director

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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Titus Sanders

Programs Director
United Airlines - First Officer
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Willie Billingslea

Programs Director
Instructor - School of Aviation, Auburn University

Regional Directors

West
Mario-Tarver---W-Director
Mario Tarver
West Regional Director
SkyWest Airlines - First Officer
Southwest
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Rob Seeney
Southwest Regional Director
American Airlines - First Officer
Midwest
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Justin Watson
Midwest Regional Director
Southeast
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Joel Simpson
Southeast Regional Director
Spirit Airlines - First Officer
Northeast
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Sheldon Blackman
Northeast Regional Director
Alaska Airlines - First Officer
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Isaac Square
West Assistant Regional Director
Mesa Airlines - First Officer
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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
Midwest Assistant Regional Director
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Jaryd Bass
Southeast Assistant Regional Director

Project Aerospace

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Albert Glenn

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

Jeff Harrison

Project Aerospace Co-Director
UPS - Captain

APIS - Aerospace Professionals In Schools

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Torette Williams

APIS Director
LindaWackerman

Linda Wackerman

APIS Assistant Director
American Airlines - Captain
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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

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Albert Glenn

LWFA Co-Chair
Fedex Express - Captain (Retired)
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Jeff Harrison

LWFA Co-Director / SFA Director
UPS - Captain
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Germilia Taylor

General Aviation Manager LWFA

Ascension Project

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Ngierot Edward-Smith

Ascension Project Chair

Scholarships

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Marcel Kimbrel

Scholarship Chair

APDP - Aerospace Professional Development Program

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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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Mark Reese

Director
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Theresa Withing

Assistant Director for Curriculum Development
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James Spencer

Assistant Curriculum Developer
Certified Flight Instructor
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Zakiya Percy

Coordinator

Youth Development Program

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Jamil Paul

Youth Development Program Assistant Director
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Randy Mixon

Youth Development Program Administrator

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