Leadership Team

The core leadership team of AIRT is comprised from a wide range of backgrounds including academics, entrepreneurs, professional aviators, fire rescue personnel, emergency managers, the foreign diplomatic service, and more
airt leadership team
airt leadership team

Team Directory

John Ciampa

Director of Academic Affairs

Ken Chaisson

Operations Manager, Louisiana

Nate Clutch

Director of UAS Training (Part 107)

Andy Jaques

Director of International Affairs

TONY LOPERFIDO

Director of Security and Force Protection

TOM "OATY" OATMEYER

Chief Pilot

VERONICA PEREZ

Deputy Director of Special Projects

TY ROZIER

Senior Manager, UAS Field Operations

JESSICA SANDOVAL

Director of Community Partnerships

CHRISTOPHER TODD

CEM, FPEM. Executive Director

CHARLES WERNER

Director of DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance

MAX WHITFIELD

Operations Manager, North Carolina

The future depends on what you today.

Mahatma Ghandi

humanitarian

Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.

Eddie Rickenbacker

american aviator