Avionics News May 2012 - 6
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board GREG VAIL, Flightstar Corp. Vice Chairman GARY HARPSTER, Duncan Aviation Treasurer JEANNE RAU-FLATTERY, Millennium International / Aero Express Secretary CHUCK FREELAND, Otto Instrument Service Inc. PAULA DERKS, Aircraft Electronics Association MATT FOWLE, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics MATTHEW HARRAH, Garmin USA JIM JOUBERT, Pacific Southwest Instruments GARRY JOYCE, IAE Ltd. TIM KELLY, Honeywell Aerospace MICHAEL KUS, Avionics 2000 Pty. Ltd. MIKE LACONTO, Epps Aviation DAVID LOSO, Jet Aviation St. Louis Inc. RICK OCHS, Spirit Avionics RICHARD PEAVLEY, Vero Beach Avionics GARY PICOU, PS Engineering CORY RELLING, Aspen Avionics TIM SHAW, Rocky Mountain Aircraft KIM STEPHENSON, L-3 Avionics Systems Immediate Past Chairman BARRY AYLWARD, Kitchener Aero
EEDIRECT — Designed exclusively for AEA members, this online database allows members to turn unused equipment into dollars. Members submit, via email, their new/used inventory list to the AEA, which then consolidates all equipment into an alpha-numeric listing. Listed below are deadlines for AEA members to submit their EEDirect items. AEA members can submit their items to firstname.lastname@example.org. June ....................................... Monday, June 4 July ......................................... Monday, July 2 August .............................Wednesday, Aug. 1 Sept. ................................Wednesday, Sept. 5 ANNUAL RATE & LABOR SURVEY — Every year, AEA members are asked to complete a confidential survey detailing their specific labor rates, employee benefits and plans for growth. This detailed report allows members to examine industry trends across the U.S., Canada, Europe and the South Pacific. GLOBAL JET SERVICES PARTNERSHIP — Through the AEA/Global Jet Services partnership, AEA members receive a 15 percent discount on select Global Jet Services courses. For more information, call Global Jet Services at 860-651-6090. AEA INSURANCE PROGRAM — Nason Associates is an excess and surplus lines brokerage firm specializing in all lines of aviation insurance worldwide. To better serve the insurance needs of AEA members, Nason Associates also offers property, workers compensation, employment practices liability, automobile and crime. Through this program, AEA members work with their own local agents, who in turn contact Nason Associates to develop a specific insurance program based on each member’s needs. For more information, call Nason Associates at 913-677-1550. C2C RESOURCES DEBT COLLECTION SERVICES — C2C Resources provides AEA members worldwide with debt collection services at a memberdiscounted rate. Visit the C2C Resources website at www.c2cresources.com to see how its programs can benefit your company. For more information, call C2C Resources at 866-341-6316.
DRUG & ALCOHOL PROGRAM — Available to all AEA members, NATA Compliance Services, a fullservice regulatory compliance management company specializing in the aviation industry, can assist AEA members in meeting regulatory compliance requirements. Its services include drug program management, drug testing, background checks and employee identification badging. For more information, call Michael Sonshine at 800-788-3210, ext. 84. AEA’S WEBSITE – AEA.NET — The first stop for AEA members in search of the latest in regulatory topics, technical information and association news. The AEA website, www.aea.net, offers 24-hour access for AEA members around the globe who are in need of online training, meeting and event information, magazine archives, warranty claims, regulatory updates and more. It is the most comprehensive website for certified repair stations in the world. UPS FREIGHT — AEA members now receive special pricing with UPS Freight on LTL (less-thantruckload) shipments weighing 150 pounds to 20,000 pounds. This program offers discounts for customized solutions for the LTL needs of AEA members, who receive regional, interregional and long-haul capabilities, and can process and track LTL shipments, create electronic bills of lading, reconcile billing and more. For more information, call 866-443-9303, ext. 4080, or email email@example.com. FREIGHTQUOTE.COM — AEA members now have the right tool for shipping freight. Members can obtain instant freight pricing from a large pool of carriers, request a pickup, print a bill of lading and virtually eliminate paperwork with online records. MARKETLIFT INC. — MarketLift Inc. offers a preferred marketing rate on its marketing, sales and public relations services to AEA members. MarketLift gives a 15 percent savings to AEA member companies. For more information, visit www.market-lift.com.
AEA INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS 3570 NE Ralph Powell Road Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 Phone: 816-347-8400 • Fax: 816-347-8405 firstname.lastname@example.org • www.aea.net
AEA HEADQUARTERS STAFF
PAULA DERKS, President DEBRA McFARLAND, Executive Vice President MIKE ADAMSON, Vice President, Member Programs & Education LINDA ADAMS, Director of Member Services GEOFF HILL, Director of Communications JEFF KIRCHHOFF, Creative Director AARON WARD, Information Services Director LAUREN McFARLAND, Manager, Marketing & Advertising JENNA KRAMER, Administrative Assistant
AEA WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 900, South Building Washington, D.C. 20004 Phone: 202-589-1144 • Fax: 202-639-8238
RIC PERI Vice President, Government & Industry Affairs
AEA EUROPE OFFICE Richmodstrasse 6 D-50667 Cologne, Germany Phone: +49 221 920 42 442 Fax: +49 221 920 42 200
JASON DICKSTEIN AEA General Counsel BRUCE BAXTER South Pacific Regulatory Consultant JOHN CARR Canadian Regulatory Consultant FRANZ REDAK European Regulatory Consultant
Other benefits of the AEA include the annual International Convention & Trade Show, regional meetings, regulatory representation, AEA Wired e-newsletter and Avionics News magazine.
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