Capt. Ev Gost: B.A. Brown University (Math/Economics); Navy Pilot; hired by Western in 1969. He served on the MEC R&I Committee 1996-2001, and as a DP3 Trustee 2003-05. His activities outside of the airline included: Senior VP of commercial real estate firm; seminar instructor; part time faculty member in MBA program at Golden Gate University; Author of Quick Reference Book for the HP-12C Financial Calculator; and US Naval Reserve (retired Commander).
DELTA DISABLED PILOTS
Capt Bob Whitehouse: B.S. University of California at Davis in Agricultural Economics. U.S. Air force, active and Reserve 1967 to 1989. Flew C-7A in Vietnam, C-133 and C-5 at Travis AFB. Retired as C-5 Squadron Commander. Hired by Western Airlines in 1976 and retired from Delta Airlines in 2003 as 767 Captain in Los Angles. Married to his high school sweetheart with 2 sons. Active in a Homeowner’s Association and serves as a Director on two boards.
Capt. Jim Haigh was hired by Delta in 1972 and was based in DFW before flying out of JFK for final last six years. He served three terms as a Council 47 LEC officer, as a contract negotiator in 1985 and on the System Board of Adjustment for six years. Jim was an original DP3 Board Member and was chosen by the bankruptcy court to represent retired pilots on the 1114 committee. In 2002, he received a master’s degree from SMU in dispute resolution and is currently a NASD arbitrator.
Capt. Jim George: Air Force Academy (1967); served 20 years on active duty; over 200 combat missions in Southeast Asia; commanding officer of an F-16 squadron; graduate of the Army
War College; Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling; one of the first retired military pilots to be hired by Delta in 1987; Delta Pilot Mutual Aid (DPMA) Trustee; ALPA R&I Committee Chairman for the LAX base; Jim retired as a B-757/767 Captain LAX in 2004.
Joan Greene: Wife of deceased Delta Capt. Duff S. Greene, ATL; mother of three daughters and one son; Joan holds a B.S. from Univ. of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill; Teacher; Real Estate Agent; Secretary of Pilot 1114 Committee during bankruptcy; Vice Pres. of Boxes of Thanks, a 501.c.3 organization supporting the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.