- What is Business Aviation?
- Flight Department Administration
- Aircraft Operations
- Professional Development
- News & Publications
- Products & Services
The Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee provides input to NBAA on issues associated with scheduling and dispatching business aircraft, as well as other issues associated with business aviation service personnel. This Committee sponsors an annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference providing an important opportunity to exchange information on common solutions to problems faced by schedulers and dispatchers. The members of this Committee also identify training opportunities for scheduling and dispatching personnel working in business aviation. NBAA Members can forward questions, comments or suggestions to the Committee chair or NBAA staff liaison.
The Schedulers and Dispatchers Committee was founded to further the professional growth and development for, and to heighten the awareness of, the contributions made by scheduling and dispatch professionals. Schedulers and Dispatchers are an integral part of the corporate aviation community. Through the practice of teamwork, the Committee focuses on the continuous improvement for, and professional recognition of, the Scheduler and Dispatcher.
- Continuous Improvement
- Making a Difference
- Professional Growth and Development
- Spring Adamo, FirstEnergy Service Company (Chairwoman)
- Lori Knoper, Gentex Corporation (Vice Chairwoman)
- Joanne Damato, NBAA (Staff Liaison)
NBAA Members may also review the full committee roster.
Information & Resources
- Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee Bylaws (PDF, 81 KB).
- Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee Officer and Subcommittee Descriptions (PDF, 52 KB).
Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference – This Conference is a valuable resource for assisting the operation of business aircraft and provides an important opportunity for individuals to increase their education, improve their level of professionalism and network with other aviation professionals.
Schedulers Professional Development Program (SPDP) – As an offshoot of the Association's main Professional Development Program, SPDP provides course offerings designed to meet the needs of schedulers and dispatchers.
Read success stories from previous scholarship and training award winners.
- Chris Algee (PDF, 67 KB)
- Deb Prosinski (PDF, 71 KB)
- Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarships Open Doors on Various Career Paths
Local Business Aviation Organizations Directory – Local business aviation organizations facilitate both regional and nationwide communication among business aviation professionals. This directory provides information on nearly 50 local business aviation organizations, including scheduler and dispatcher groups.
Scheduler & Dispatcher Outstanding Leadership & Achievement Award – This award, newly created in 2008, acknowledges an individual who shares their outstanding business aviation industry expertise, provides extraordinary service, exhibits leadership and has made significant contributions to the scheduling and dispatching function.
January 28, 2013
With NBAA's annual Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference wrapping up last week, several positions are opening on the S&D Committee, offering professionals opportunities for development, networking and engaging with the industry. "It's a great opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, really challenge yourself and develop your interests," said Karen Steinkamp, reflecting on her service on NBAA's S&D Committee as chairwoman. Learn more about the S&D Committee.