AI Virtual Membership Meeting via Zoom
January 29, 2021
9:00 – 9:05 am Welcome
AI President Susan Zellers will welcome participants and give an overview of the program.
9:05 – 9:25 am Aerostat/Broadband deployment
Pat Corey, VP of engagement, Wabash Heartland Innovation Network, will discuss their plans to fly an aerostat at 1,500 – 2,000 feet near Reynolds, IN that will be used to deploy broadband to the unserved area.
9:30 – 9:45 am Aviation builds for students
Angie Verissimo, VP, Aviation USA Aero, will discuss their plans for to reach students in 7-12th grade by using Aerospace/Aviation with items like Airplane builds, Drone ED, Balloon and CubeSat Launches, Engineering skills, and various soft skills.
9:50 – 10:20 am UPS utilizing Gary Airport
Dan Vicari, Gary/Chicago Airport, will discuss the UPS Next Day operations that began in November, 2020 at Gary.
10:25 – 10:35 am TSA Personnel Updates
Charles Ochoa, Transportation Security Inspector, TSA, will introduce Lauren Connors and Rick Miller who have recently started as aviation mode inspectors.
10:40 – 10:55 am Legislative Update
Bob Duncan, AI Legislative chairman, will give an update on the status of the Indiana General Assembly as well as legislation that AI is tracking this session.
11:00 am AI Membership/Board Meeting