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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2010 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship

Contact: Patrick Dunne, (202) 783-9263, pdunne@nbaa.org
Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org

Washington, DC, January 27, 2010 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced the ten recipients of the Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship.

These training awards, given in conjunction with annual sponsors, promote the career development of current and aspiring schedulers and dispatchers. The Airline Dispatcher’s Federation, Airline Ground Schools, Cornerstone Strategies, Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan C. Friedenberg, Flight Safety LaGuardia, Flight Safety Saint Louis, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, MedAire & the NBAA GA Desk proudly sponsor the awards this year.

The following are the recipients of the 2010 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship:

  • Zsasha Diaz, Citigroup                                  
  • Anthony DiBiase, Dow Corning                            
  • Angela DiBiase, Dow Chemical Company           
  • Kim Disney, Yum Brands                             
  • Tammy Elmore, Altria Client Services Inc.          
  • Jennifer Green, Las Vegas Sands                     
  • Morgan Hall, Purdue University                     
  • Eugene Mazzucco, Key Air, LLC                             
  • Tamara Pryor, USAF                                      
  • Amy Slattberg, Tradewind Aviation 

NBAA's S&D Committee offers scholarships through two separate but related programs that specifically promote professional and career development for business aviation schedulers and dispatchers.

The Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship Program, initiated in 2004, offers opportunities for scholarship recipients to gain access to hands-on teaching initiatives.

Through a separate Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Program, the Committee offers cash grants, which can be used for a variety of professional development initiatives. Since 1997, more than $340,000 has been awarded to schedulers and dispatchers through this program.

For information about NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee, contact NBAA Director, Operations & Educational Development Jo Damato at jdamato@nbaa.org.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 8,000 companies and 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 www.nbaa.org.

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