Program Development Committee

2017 PAASS Program Development Committee
Rod Thomas, Chair
Thomas Helicopters Inc., Gooding, ID

Rick Boardman, Vice Chair
Boardman Air Service, LLC, Henderson, NE

Committee Members
Nancy Andersen, Air Tractor, Inc., Olney, TX

Craig Bair, NCFE Hilltop Air LLC, Grenville, SD

Scott Bretthauer, Ph.D., Wilbur-Ellis Company, Urbana, IL

Harley Curless, Curless Flying Service Inc., Astoria, IL

Ryan Densham, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueuil, QC

Dennis Gardisser, Ph.D., WRK of Arkansas, Lonoke, AR

John Garr II, Garrco Products Inc., Converse, IN

Randy Hale, Hale Dusting Service, Inc., Banquette, TX

Mark Hartz, Grand Prairie Dusters Inc., Almyra, AR

JT Helms, Old Republic Aerospace Inc., Kennesaw, GA

Joseph "Jody" Hemler, FAA AFS-820, New Cumberland, PA

Michael Hutchins, Custom Air Inc., Roe, AR

Leif Isaacson, Desert Air Ag, Terreton, ID

Eric Klindt, Wilbur-Ellis Company, Campbell, MN

Ken Nielsen, United States Aircraft Insurance Group, New York, NY

Tracy Norcross, Bayer CropScience, St Joseph, MO

Jim Perrin, J P's Agricair, Inc., Bancroft, WI

Darrin Pluhar, Plu's Flying Service Inc., Ekalaka, MT

Brian Rau, Medina Flying Service, Medina, ND

Jennifer Rodi, NTSB, Denver, CO

John Sabatka, BASF Corporation, Madison Lake, MN

Mary Beth Schwaegel, AIG, Atlanta, GA

Jude N. Sellers, FAA AFS-350, Houston, TX

Gaylon Stamps, Stamps Spraying Service Inc., Panhandle, TX

Rick Turner, Air Tractor, Olney, TX

James Van Meter, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Alpharetta, GA

Bob Wolf, Ph.D., Wolf Consulting and Research LLC, Mahomet, IL

Dominique Youakim, Aerinova Aerial, LLC, Mattoon, IL

2017 Technical Advisory Panel
Kevin L. Clover, FAA Safety Team, Long Beach, CA

Randy Hardy, Hardy Aviation Insurance Inc, Wichita, KS

Kevin Keaney, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

Pat Kornegay, Sun Valley Dusting Company, San Benito, TX

Scott Schertz, Schertz Aerial Service, Inc.. Hudson, IL

Tim Steier, Blue Earth Aviation, Blue Earth, MN

Dennie Stokes, Air Aids Inc./Stokes Flying Service, Parkin, AR

Paul D Wisniewski, Transportation Security Administration, Arlington, VA

Keith D Yarka, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC