Mr. William Tramper from L3 is our advisory board President. He is very active in educating future avionics technicians. He is very involved with ASTM and NCATT advisories, and is creating new industry standard endorsements. Mr. Tramper also own CES Industries and builds test boxes used for electronic troubleshooting not only in our lab, but in aviation schools across the country.
Mr. Ed Ensink of Mayday Avionics is the vice-president of the advisory committee and is a constant supporter of the program. Mr. Ensink provides years of experience of the avionics industry. He ensure that students in the program are receiving the latest industry training.
Mr. Andy Matthews has been a long time committee member for the program. His dedication has enabled students to succeed in the business realm of aviation. Mr. Matthews' business background has given students advanced skills in career ability.
Mr. Jeff Dunagan and Mr. Antone Andrews of General Atomics in California have been tremendous supporters of the program. Donating equipment and offering contests for students to further their electronics knowledge has benefited all the students of the program. General Atomics has offered students full-time jobs after completion of the Avionics program.
Mr. Blair Diamond has been a long supporter of the program. He has allowed students to shadow his day to day operation at his workplace. Additionally, Blair has supported the students by teaching important aviation testing requirements.
Mr. Larry Wilcox of GE Aviation in Grand Rapids has given tours to students of his facility and taught students new techniques on how to use advanced electronics test tools.
Mr. Marty Stevens of Duncan Aviation, located in Battle Creek Michigan, brings years of avionics experience to the advisory committee. His diverse background of military and commercial avionics ensure students are successful when entering the workforce.