Seven NBAA Staff Members Are Promoted

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WASHINGTON, DC – July 21, 2005 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the promotion of two veteran staff members, Douglas Carr and Linda Peters, to senior officer positions and five other staffers to director-level posts.

“These promotions recognize the significant contributions these seven men and women have made to the NBAA and the business aviation community,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “Their new assignments recognize their experience, talent and commitment, and will strengthen NBAA’s ability to serve the needs of our Members.”

Carr, most recently director, regulatory affairs, will become vice president, safety & regulation. Peters has been promoted from director to vice president, exhibit services.

Named to new director-level positions were:

  • Suzanne Cole, director, regional forums & static displays
  • Amy Freed, director, publications
  • Jeffrey Gilley, director, airports & ground infrastructure
  • Mike Nichols, director, tax, economics & operational services
  • Jason Wolf, director, Internet communications

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Founded in 1947, NBAA serves more than 7,000 Member Companies by promoting the aviation interests of organizations utilizing business aircraft in the United States and worldwide. The association provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at