Board of Visitors

The purpose of our Board of Visitors is to facilitate the continued quality growth and development of Embry-Riddle Prescott as a recognized leader in aviation and aerospace engineering education and emerging fields within the industry, by providing support and advice to the Chancellor and campus leadership. The Board of Visitors serve as ambassadors for the university, volunteering their time to speak, mentor, and contribute financially to the programs and initiatives of the school.

Dr. Vivienne Bennett
Professor Emerita
Liberal Studies Department California State University San Marcos (CSUSM)

Peg Billson
President and CEO (retired)
BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services

Bill Cusick
General Manager
Heli-Cal an MW Industries Company

Alexis Hepburn
Mechanical Engineer
Raytheon Technologies

Mike Fann
President
Fann Contracting, Inc.

Tonia Fortner
Prescott area foundation board advisor
Retired Business Owner

Steve Alwin
President
ACSS

Larry Greg
Sr. Vice President
Falcon Insurance Agency, an Acrisure Company

Dennis Hicks
Business Director – (retired)
The Boeing Company -Commercial Sales

Brian Hoefig
Director of Operations – (retired)
737 Program Seattle Delivery Center
The Boeing Company

Jim Kidrick
President and CEO
San Diego Air & Space Museum

Dr. Mark LaPole
Program Director – (retired)
Ball Aerospace

Jim Lee
President and CEO
Lee, LTD.

Frank Mayne
Commercial Pilot – (retired)
Adjunct Faculty
El Diablo Community College     

Gabe Navarrete
President and CEO
Urban Tactical Group (UTG)

Ray Newton
Professor Emeritus
Northern Arizona University and freelance writer      

Norm Knight
Deputy Director, Flight Operations
Johnson Space Center NASA

Katie Pribyl
Manager, Family Cattle Ranch, Montana
Former Senior Vice President
Aviation Strategy and Programs AOPA

Al Qualey
President Emeritus & Sr. Advisor
1st Source Bank

Phil Rosnik
VP/Gen. Mgr., Sensors & Integrated
Systems Division – (retired)
United Technologies Corp

Kathy Sischka
Co-Owner
Olsen's For Healthy Animals

John Thelan
Senior Vice President, Depot Operations
Costco Wholesale Corporation

Kathy Wood
Former Director
Dassault Falcon 6X Nacelle Programs
Collins Aerospace

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3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301