National Leaders

F. Whitten Peters, Chairman of the Board
chairman@afa.org

F. Gavin MacAloon, Vice Chairman of the Board, Field Operations
vcfield@afa.org

Jim Hannam, Vice Chairman of the Board, Aerospace Education
vced@afa.org

Richard W. "Rick" Hartle, Secretary
secretary@afa.org

Steven R. Lundgren, Treasurer
treasurer@afa.org

Larry O. Spencer, President
lspencer@afa.org

Denise Hollywood, Executive Vice President
dhollywood@afa.org

AFA is divided into 14 geographic regions, each led by a Region President:

  • Peter Jones, Central East Region (Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • Wayne Kauffman, Far West Region (California, Hawaii, Guam)
  • Sharon Branch, Florida Region (Florida, Puerto Rico)
  • Tom Koogler, Great Lakes Region (Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio)
  • Chris Canada, Midwest Region (Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska)
  • Kevin Grady, New England Region (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
  • Larry Saggstetter, North Central Region (Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
  • Bill Fosina, Northeast Region (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • William Striegel, Northwest Region (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington)
  • Don Kidd, Rocky Mountain Region (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)
  • Russell Lewey, South Central Region (Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee)
  • Rodgers Greenawalt, Southeast Region (Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina)
  • John Toohey, Southwest Region (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico)
  • Kelly Jones, Texoma Region (Oklahoma, Texas)

AFA is also represented overseas by Dustin Lawrence (Europe)

Contact a region president.

James A. Cody

Terry J. Cox

Lisa S. Disbrow

Mark "Buster" Douglas

Robert George

Charles L. Johnson II

Tyler Johnson 

Lesley Kalan

Mike Liquori

Kathleen M. McCool

Gerald R. Murray 

Mark L. Tarpley

Leonard R. Vernamonti

Mark A. Welsh III

Bruce A. "Orville" Wright 

L. Boyd Anderson

R. Donald Anderson

David L. Blankenship

Bonnie B. Callahan

George H. Chabbott

Stephen P. “Pat” Condon

O. R. Crawford

William D Croom Jr

Julie Curlin

Jon R. Donnelly

George M. Douglas

Michael J. Dugan

Michael M. Dunn

Charles G. Durazo

Justin M. Faiferlick

Edward W. Garland

Don C. Garrison

Richard B. Goetze, Jr.

Emlyn I. Griffith

Monroe W. Hatch, Jr.

Dan Hendrickson

Harold F. Henneke

Victoria W. Hunnicutt

Leonard W. Isabelle

James M. Keck

Thomas J. Kemp

Robert E. "Bob" Largent

James "Jim" Lauducci

Hans Mark

Robert Marsh 

William V. McBride 

James M. McCoy

Thomas J. McKee

Craig R. McKinley 

George K. Muellner 

Charles A. Nelson

Ellis Nottingham

John J. Politi

Jack C. Price

S. Sanford Schlitt

Vic Seavers

Mary Ann Seibel-Porto

John A. Shaud

R.E. “Gene” Smith

Jack H. Steed

Robert G. Stein

Joseph E. Sutter

Mary Anne Thompson

Walter G. Vartan

Leonard R. Vernamonti

Jerry White

Charles P. Zimkas, Jr.

National Chaplain
Charlie Baldwin

National Commander
Arnold Air Society

Jake Marino

National President
Silver Wings 

Everest Berggren

President
Larry O. Spencer

Past Chairman
Scott P. Van Cleef