NATA Welcomes Three New Members to Board of Directors

Washington, DC, June 16, 2022 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced its 2022-2023 Board of Directors, following its Annual Meeting of the Membership held in conjunction with its Aviation Leadership Conference in Washington, DC.

Clive Lowe, Executive Vice President of Atlantic Aviation Services, was reelected to serve an additional 1-year term as board chairman. Clive’s home base is in Arlington, Virginia. Curt Castagna, President & CEO of Aeroplex Group Partners in Long Beach, CA, will continue to serve an additional 1-year term as immediate past chair on NATA’s Executive Committee.

Jeff Ross, President and CEO of Ross Aviation headquartered in Denver, was named Chairman Emeritus.

Marc Drobny of StandardAero, Geoff Heck of Signature Flight Support, Mike Magni of Monaco Air Duluth, Chris Rozansky of Naples Airport Authority, and Megan Wolf of Flexjet were nominated for re-election to serve additional 3-year terms.

Kimberly Herrell, Owner and CEO of Schubach Aviation in Carlsbad, CA; Jessica Naor, President of GrandView Aviation headquartered in Middle River, MD; and Chad Farischon, Vice President of Strategic Development of West Star Aviation, LLC in East Alton, IL, were newly elected to serve at-large.

"Kimberly Herrell, Jessica Naor, and Chad Farischon have been pillars on NATA’s Air Charter and Airport Business committees. Now, their collective industry experience and individual voices on the Board will enhance NATA’s collaborative and proactive leadership for our members,” said NATA President and CEO Timothy Obitts. “As the aviation business environment shifts and advances, so must our member guidance and advocacy. We look forward to continuing to benefit from our newest Board members’ knowledge and perspectives, and we thank them for their dedication to advancing the safety and success of the aviation business community.”

Photo: Some of the NATA team.