Michigan Aeronautics Commission
|J. David VanderVeen Chair, |
Mr. VanderVeen, of Clarkston, is the Director of Central Services for Oakland County.
|Peter Kamarainen Vice Chair,|
Mr. Kamarainen, of Grand Ledge, is the owner of GrandAir Aviation, Inc., the Fixed Based Operator (FBO) for Abrams Municipal Airport in Grand Ledge.
|Mike Trout Director, Michigan Aeronautics Commission|
As Director of Michigan Department of Transportation's Office of Aeronautics, Mike Trout oversees Michigan's lead agency for overall administration and direction of aviation programs, airport development and new initiatives.
|Laura Mester Commissioner,|
(Representing Kirk Steudle)
Michigan Department of Transportation
Laura J. Mester is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).
|Lt. Col. Dan Atkinson Commissioner,|
(Representing Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue)
Michigan Department of State Police
Lt. Col. Atkinson is commander of the Science, Technology and Training Bureau.
|Brigadier General Len Isabelle Commissioner,|
(Representing Maj. Gen. Gregory J. Vadnais)
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Brigadier General Len Isabelle is the Vice Chief of Staff-Air assigned to the Michigan National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters in Lansing.
|Scott Heather Commissioner,|
(Representing Keith Creagh)
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Scott Heather has overseen the air operations program for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) since 1999 and has worked for that agency since 1977.
|Russ Kavalhuna Commissioner,|
Mr. Kavalhuna was appointed to the Michigan Aeronautics Commission in 2009 by Governor Jennifer Granholm.
|Roger Salo Commissioner,|
Mr. Salo is the Director of Aviation for Masco Corp. and brings 40 years of experience in business aviation operations.
|Rick Fiddler Commissioner,|
Mr. Fiddler is the Director of Aviation for Amway Corp., where he has worked for nearly 30 years. Previously, he served as a patrol officer, helicopter pilot and on the underwater recovery team for the Lansing Police Department.