Vice Chairman of the Board, Field Operations

F. Gavin MacAloon
Vice Chairman of the Board, Field Operations


F. Gavin MacAloon, Fairfax, Va. A Life Member, Mac-Aloon joined AFA in 1984. He has been the Central East Region President since 2013 and serves on the Field Council as Chairman of the e-Business and the Emerging Leader Program Subcommittees. He is a Founding Member of AFA’s Wounded Airman Program and continues to serve on that committee. He served on the national-level Nominating Committee, Supervisor of Elections, and in several offices, including President, for the Donald W. Steele Sr. Memorial Chapter. He has received an AFA Chairman’s Citation, an Exceptional Service Award, and a Medal of Merit and numerous awards from the region and chapter, including the 2012 Virginia Member of the Year. MacAloon earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University and a master’s degree in administration from Central Michigan University. He served in the Air Force for 22 years primarily as a Master Air Battle Manager on AWACS and Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center aircraft. MacAloon also served on the Air Staff, gaining leadership, management, and acquisition experience. Along with extensive AFA involvement, he is a member of the Association of Old Crows, the National Defense Industrial Association, Military Officers Association of America, and the American Legion. MacAloon retired after a second career with an aerospace and manufacturing corporation and is now a consultant.