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Three Directors Re-Elected to NBAA Board During Association's 63rd Annual Meeting

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

Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2010 – The Voting Membership of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) re-elected three directors during its 63rd Annual Meeting on October 20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. They are:

  • Paul Anderson, vice president, UTFlight
  • Jeffrey W. Lee, director, flight operations, IBM Corporation
  • Douglas Schwartz, manager, global aviation services, Conoco Phillips

Paul Anderson is the vice president of UTFlight. Previously, he held several positions in a customer service role with UTC company Sikorsky Aircraft. Anderson graduated from West Point in 1981, and served for five years in the U.S. Army as a helicopter maintenance officer and pilot. He holds a private pilot’s license for fixed-wing aircraft, as well as a helicopter ATP.

Past NBAA Chairman Jeff Lee is the director of flight operations for IBM Corporation, which he joined in 1980 as a copilot. He earned a B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy and was a USAF flight instructor from 1974 to 1980. Prior to joining the NBAA Board in 2001, he served first as vice chairman and then chairman of NBAA's Corporate Aviation Management Committee.

Doug Schwartz is manager of global aviation services at ConocoPhillips, where he is responsible for the oversight of aircraft scheduling, staffing and supervision, maintenance, and facilities management. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips, Schwartz worked as vice president of flight operations & standards at TAG Aviation and as aviation director at AT&T. Before that, he worked for 25 years for FlightSafety International, the world's largest commercial aviation training company. Schwartz holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Vanderbilt University, and attended the University of Houston Graduate School of Business.

These directors' terms will conclude at the NBAA 66th Annual Meeting & Convention in 2013.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (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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