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Mentoring Committee

Mentoring Committee
endeavors to encourage all members to be ambassadors of business aviation and participate in mentoring activities by supporting aviation professionals who have a desire to advise people who have career interests in private and corporate aviation.


Our committee will establish a system to facilitate the mentor and mentee connection, manage assets, record outcomes, and actively acquire financial assets to be used for the mentoring program.


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Victoria  Collom-Chair

Wendy O'Malley-Chair

Dan Dailey

Terry Rinehart

Stephen Meder

James Feulner

Herv Hodgson

Brian Adamcik

Nick VanLooy

Elon Wright
Terri Griffith

Dana Steiner


The 2014 NCBAA Scholarship Recipients

Marie Beunaiche
: Marie believes in perseverance, integrity, determination, aiming for the highest. Marie is enrolled in the College of the Alameda Maintenance Technology program. She sees herself becoming a FAA inspector or investigator in corporate aviation.

Nicholas Grathwohl: Nicholas is a dedicated aviation enthusiast and student at San Jose State University’s Aviation Department. He is taking classes in Propulsion Theory, Aircraft Systems, Aircraft Theory and Design along with business courses. After graduating with a BS in Aviation, from San Jose State University, his goals are to obtain his Airframe and Powerplant license.

Gabriel Ramirez: As an aspiring pilot, Gabriel has recently joined the student-run Flying Twenty to begin his flight training. While enrolled in second-year courses at San Jose State Aviation Program, he practices on the university simulators the assigned flight missions over and over again pursuing perfection. Gabriel is very excited to receive this award, offsetting costs of the next phase of his career, flight training.

Michael Trejo: As a Senior at San Jose State University, studying Aviation Operations with a minor in business, Michael is actively pursuing his flight licenses. Upon completion of his instructor training, Michael will actively mentor many local students interested in aviation. The NCBAA scholarship funds will be used to offset the costs of his flight training thus fulfilling the ultimate goal of becoming a corporate pilot.

Artem Kulik: Artem received his Airplane and Powerplant license from Reedley College Maintenance Program. Currently working at Monterey, he just completed his Commercial license and CFI checkride. He wishes to improve his pilot qualifications and become a corporate pilot as well as earn his FAA Inspector’s Authorization.

Ivan Miranda: Currently enrolled in Gavilan College Maintenance program, Ivan’s goals are to complete the required courses for an A&P license and work on local aircraft at Hollister airport. While working full-time, he is taking courses such as Aircraft Technology and Airframe Structures. He has a special interest in helicopters.

Lino Ochua: As a current Senior at SJSU Aviation program, Lino is finishing his final year having completed courses such as Air Turbine Engines, Business Ethics, Negotiation & Conflict Resolution. He has gained further experience working summers at San Francisco International Airport with exemplary performance. The first in his family to graduate with a four year degree, Lino wishes to pursue a career in business aviation.

   Congratulations to
               All  Recipients!

Internships Available

                     NBAA Scholarship
  Business Aviation Management

NBAA Charities and Signature Flight Support will annually award $2,500 to an undergraduate student enrolled in an aviation management program at a University Aviation Association (UAA) member school. Applicants must show a passion for aviation and demonstrate superior customer service skills, as Queen did.

The application deadline is Aug. 22, 2014. The first award recipient will be announced at the 2014 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014), to be held from Oct. 21 to 23 in Orlando, FL.

Learn more and download the Eddie Queen Business Aviation Management Scholarship application.

The Eddie Queen Business Aviation Management Scholarship is one of several scholarships offered by NBAA Charities to promote professional development and business aviation careers.

Questions about this or other scholarships may be directed to NBAA Charities at (202) 783-9250 or Learn more about NBAA Charities scholarships.




     Internship Opportunities Click Here

Flight Coordinator & Salesperson
Hayward, CA

Pacific Coast Jet, an Oakland, CA based aircraft charter and management company with seven jets has an immediate opening for a Flight Coordinator / Aircraft Charter Salesperson. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, organized and must be a team-oriented individual, capable of providing first class customer service and care.  This position requires flexible coverage of multiple shifts in support of 24/7 operations including weekends and holidays. 

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Internship Positions

Membership Assistant- to assist Administrator with members information and renewal.


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