Hometown: Tacoma, WA

Hometown Airport: KPLUS36

Occupation: CFI

Pilot Certificates: AGI, IGI, CFI, CFII, MEI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Cessna 172, Piper Cub, Seneca, Seminole, Beech Travelair, Ercoupe, Remos, Peregrine, CT, Kitfox,Thorp,Paradise

Education Specialty: flight reviews, radiophobics, finish ups, 141 ground school, simulator training

Q & A

What drew you to aviation? It is genetic for me.

How long have you been involved in aviation education? 10 years

What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Changing the lives of the clients, making their dreams come true.

What’s your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education? When people have to quit flying because they run out of money.

Why did you join SAFE? To further aviation education.

What would you like to see change in aviation? More respect for the instructing profession.

Who are your role models in aviation? Jackie Cochran, Peggy Chabrian, Jimmy Doolitte, WASPs