NHA Leadership

 

National Officers

President
CAPT Tommy Butts, USN

Vice President
CDR Eli Owre, USN

Vice President Awards
CDR David Eckardt, USN

Vice President/Symposium 2024
CAPT Tommy Butts, USN

Principal Trustee
CAPT Sandy Clark, USN (Ret.)

Vice President Membership
LT Brendan McGinnis, USN

Vice President/ Corporate Membership
CAPT Tres Dehay, USN (Ret.)

2023 Fly-In Coordinator
LT Chris Stuller, USN
Enlisted Membership
AWRCM Nathan Hickey, USN
AWSCM Shane Gibbs, USN
AWSCM Tom Kershaw, USN

Rotor Review Editor
LT Elisha Clark, USN

Secretary
LT Lena Reid, USN 

Special Projects
Vacant

NHA Branding & Gear
LT Sam Kim, USN

Social Media Lead
Vacant

Junior Officer President
LT Zoe MacFarlane, USN

 

Board of Directors/Directors at Large

Chairman
RADM Dan Fillion, USN (Ret.)

NHA Scholarship Fund

 CAPT Arne Nelson, USN (Ret.)

NHA Historical Society 

CAPT Bill Personius, USN (Ret.)

Members of the Board

CAPT Greg Hoffman, USN (Ret.)

CAPT Denny DuBard, USN (Ret.)

CAPT Chuck Deitchman, USN (Ret.)

CAPT Anthony Dzielski, USN (Ret.) 

CAPT Gene Ager, USN (Ret.)
 Teledyne/FLIR Systems, Inc.

CAPT Mario Mifsud, USN (Ret.)
 Georgia Tech Research Institute

CAPT Matt Schnappauf, USN (Ret.)               Cornerstone Government Affairs

CAPT Richard Whitfield, USN / (Ret.)                 Lockheed Martin company 

AWRCM Nathan Hickey, USN

LT Zoe MacFarlane, USN

 

 

Regional Officers

Region 1 
President
CDR Scott Lippincott, USN
Directors
CAPT Will Eastham, USN
CAPT Chris Richard, USN
CAPT Justin McCaffree, USN
CAPT Nathan Rodenbarger, USN
 
Region 2
President
CDR Tony Perez, USN

CDR  Patrick Jeck, USN (Ret.)
Director
CAPT Ed Weiler, USN (Ret.)

Region 3 
President
CDR Dave Bigay, USN
Director
CAPT John Anderson, USN
Region 4 
President
CDR Matt Wright, USN
Director
CAPT Steve Thomas, USN

Region 5
President
CDR Keith Johnson, USN
Director
CAPT Kenneth Kerr, USN

Region 6 
President
CDR Tom McDonald, USN
Director
CAPT Manny Pardo, USN
 J.O. Council

JO Council

President

LT Zoe "Latrina" MacFarlane, USN

Region 1

LT Ryan "Shaggy" Rodriguez, USN

Region 2

LT Rob "JORTS" Platt, USN

Region 3

LT Harrison "Dusty Bottoms" Pyle, USN

Region 4

LT Brian "Brain" Evertson, USN

Region 5

LT Adam "Beaker" Grant, USN

Region 6

LT Beth "Bambi" Hager, USN


 NHA National Office Staff

  Executive Director

CAPT Jim Gillcrist, USN (Ret.)
 
 Director of Marketing and Finance
Megan Buriak

 alt Rotor Review Managing Editor
Allyson Darroch 
alt
Retired Affairs Director, Awards, Membership, VP NHAHS, NHA Trustee, NHASF Scholarship Applications, NHA/NHAHS/NHASF Webmaster, Signal Charlie Coordinator
CDR Mike Brattland, USN (Ret.)
President
CAPT Bill Personius, USN (Ret.)
Vice President, Webmaster, NHAHS Committee Member
CDR Mike Brattland, USN (Ret.)
Treasurer, USS Midway Museum, NHAHS Committee Member
CDR Chris Fitzgerald, USN (Ret.)
 Secretary, NHAHS Committee Member
LCDR Brian Miller, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
CAPT Mike Reber, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
CAPT Arne Nelson, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
CAPT Jim O’Brien, USN (Ret.)
 NHAHS Committee Member
Master Chief Dave Crossan, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
CAPT J. Curtis Schaub, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
CDR John Ball, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
CAPT Denny DuBard, USN (Ret.)
San Diego Air and Space Museum, NHAHS Committee Member
CAPT Jim Gillcrist, USN (Ret.)
NHAHS Committee Member
LCDR Drew Hamblen, USN (Ret.)
NAVAL HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND (NHASF)
President-CAPT Arne Nelson, USN (Ret.)
Executive Vice President, Operations-CAPT Todd Vanderift, USN (Ret.)
Vice President, Scholarships-Ms. Nancy Ruttenberg
Vice President, Plans-CAPT Jon Kline
Vice President, Finance-CDR Greg Knudson, USN
Webmaster/Scholarship Applications-CDR Mike Brattland, USN (Ret.)
Treasurer-Mrs. Jennifer Swasey
Social Media-Vacant
Corresponding Secretary-Vacant
CFC/Special Projects-Vacant
Trustee Advisor-CAPT Jim Toone, USN (Ret.)