October 19, 2016

ALPA Board of Directors Elects Next Slate of Executive Vice Presidents

ALPA's newly elected executive vice presidents pose with ALPA's national officers.
Pictured left to right: Group A EVPs F/O Michael Hamilton (UAL), Capt. Andrew Massey (DAL), and Capt. Russ Sklenka (FDX); Group B1 EVP Capt. Michael McMackin (JBU); ALPA's national officers Capt. Bill Couette, Capt. Tim Canoll, Capt. Joe DePete, and Capt. Randy Helling; Group B2 EVP F/O Karen Lacy (XJT); Group B3 EVP Capt. Matthew Chadwick (ARW); and Group C EVP Capt. Dan Adamus (JAZ).

On October 19 during its biennial meeting, ALPA’s Board of Directors elected the following members to serve as executive vice presidents, including an ALPA first—the election of a female pilot to the Executive Council. Their term begins January 1, 2017.

Group A: Capt. Andrew Massey (Delta), reelected 

Group A: Capt. Russell "Russ" Sklenka (FedEx Express), reelected

Group A: F/O Mike Hamilton (United)

Group B1: Capt. Michael McMackin (JetBlue), reelected
(Representing JetBlue, Envoy, Endeavor, Frontier, Hawaiian, Piedmont, and ATI)

Group B2: F/O Karen Lacy (ExpressJet), the first female EVP
(Representing ExpressJet, ASA, PSA, Virgin America, Compass, Sun Country, and Island Air)

Group B3: Capt. Matthew Chadwick (Air Wisconsin)
(Representing Alaska, Spirit, Mesa, Air Wisconsin, Trans States, and CommutAir)

Group C: Capt. Dan Adamus (Jazz), reelected
(Representing Air Transat, Bearskin, Calm Air, Canadian North, First Air, Kelowna Flightcraft, Jazz Aviation, and Wasaya)