Meet the People
Board Members and Faculty
Former US Navy carrier pilot & Lockheed Engineering Test Pilot. At the Lockheed "Skunk Works," worked on F-117 Stealth Fighter. Director, Aerial Reconnaissance Programs: SR-71, TR-1 and U-2R aircraft programs. Retired as Vice President, Flying Operations and Quality Assurance. Past Vice Chair of Young Aviators
Built his own plane
Séan Dwyer - Vice President
Curriculum Committee Chair
Retired 30 years SC Johnson
PhD in Chemistry
Owns a Piper Cherokee PA28-140
|Steve Rehwinkel -
Retired Corporate Chief Pilot, Modine Mfg.
18,200 flight hours
Cessna Citation & Lear Jet
Joe Cronin - Treasurer
Financial Advisor with R.W. Baird. If asked what it takes to make an airplane fly, he always answers "Money."
Scott Sellers -Outreach Committee Chair
Soloed at 16, pilot for 37 years
Scott's father is an FAA listed Master Pilot (50 years of accident free flying) Scott has had both of his sons complete Young-Aviators program, Past Chair
Owns a Cessna 182
Chief Flight Instructor for Young Aviators
Retired Delta airline Captain
Middle daughter is a Young Aviators class of 2012 graduate, and younger daughter plans to attend class of 2017. Husband Greg is a Racine physician
Past Chair of Young Aviators, Former Mooney aircraft owner and pilot. Retired from the medical imaging world. "I was 30 when I learned to fly. How would my life have changed if I learned at 15?"
Bovitz - Aircraft building Leader
Retired Technical Education teacher (RUSD)
Pilot and aircraft inspectors ratings (A&P-IA)
Built several aircraft
|Phil Fountain -
Curriculum Coordinator, Simulator Instructor
Retired 30 years Tenneco, Inc.,
Pilot Proficiency Examiner, 16,000 flight hours
|Eddy Huffman -
Retired airline pilot (30 years)
Over 20,000 hours flight experience,
Has retraced Lewis & Clark's route, the Oregon Trail, and the Trans-continental Railroad in a light aircraft.
Lighting the spark of interest in STEM. Where youth's interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math takes flight.