FLIGHT PATH BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

NilesNancy300

Nancy Niles
Photo by Jay Berkowitz, LAWA

Nancy Niles was elected president and board chair of Flight Path during a recent meeting of the nonprofit organization’s board of directors. Flight Path operates an aviation museum and learning center in the Imperial Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.

Niles, a resident of Pacific Palisades, previously served as Flight Path’s corporate secretary and is a longtime member of the board. She is former director of the airport Community Relations Division and has been active in LAX area community organizations.

Niles succeeds Rowena Ake of Westchester, who chaired the Flight Path board for 13 years. Ake will continue on the board as immediate past president and will serve as liaison to the museum’s advisory board.

Other new officers are Lynne Adelman of Westchester, vice president; Robert Smith of Hawthorne, chief financial officer and treasurer; and Lori Keir of Westchester, corporate secretary. Smith, the board’s former corporate secretary, succeeds CFO John Garstka of Westchester, who passed away recently.

Named to chair standing committees are Ethel L. Pattison of Manhattan Beach, museum operations; Vincent Migliazzo of Westchester, flight simulator training programs; and Robert Acherman of Torrance, electronic communications. Continuing in office are Lee Nichols, executive director, and Beverly Migliazzo, recording secretary. Bill Miller of Virgin Australia Airlines was approved as a new member of the board.

Appointed to the Flight Path Advisory Board were Gen. Kevin Chilton (USAF-ret.), former astronaut and head of the U.S. Strategic Command, and Alan Wayne, a retiring member of the museum’s board of directors.

 

 

Flight Path
Museum & Learning Center
Flight Path News
Upcoming Events
Jun
27
Tue
10:00 am Speaker Series: LAX Constructio... @ Flight Path Museum
Speaker Series: LAX Constructio... @ Flight Path Museum
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Speaker Series: LAX Construction Update 10:00 AM
Aug
22
Tue
10:00 am Speaker Series: Katherine Cheung... @ Flight Path Museum
Speaker Series: Katherine Cheung... @ Flight Path Museum
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Katherine Cheung   First Asian-American Aviatrix
Oct
24
Tue
10:00 am Speaker Series: Military Aviatio... @ Flight Path Museum
Speaker Series: Military Aviatio... @ Flight Path Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Speaker Series Military Aviation Salute 10:00 AM