Chairman of the Board

Evan Gost

Retired LAX Captain

25421 Gallup Circle

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

cell (949) 510-1953

Board Member

Mike LLoyd

Retired JFK Captain

28 Concord Sq, Apt 1

Boston, MA 02118

(508) 776-1115

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.

Jim George 

Retired LAX Captain
San Clemente, CA
cell: 949-295-9025

Vice Chairman
Jim Haigh
Retired DFW Captain
5009 Country Place Drive
Plano, TX 75023-5108

Captain Charles Tarpley​ is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University School of Engineering, University of Pittsburg Graduate School of Business and the University of Texas School of Law. He served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and Pan Am before transitioning to Delta in 1991. At Delta, Charles flew the B-727,   A-310 and L-1011 in addition to being a pilot instructor as well as instructing extensively in Delta's human factors program. He has a long successful career as an attorney including being admitted to practice in Texas, Illinois and New York, the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits, numerous United States District Courts and the United States Tax Court. Formerly Charles was the Senior Vice President and Secretary, Aviation Office, Inc., a subsidiary of the Xerox Corporation, In addition, he was previously a trial attorney at Lord, Bissell and Brook and an electrical engineer at General Electric. Charles currently is the Chair of the Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium and serves on the Board of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce.

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Bob Whitehouse

Retired LAX Captain
7679 Glow Lane
Vacaville, CA 95688

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. 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).


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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. 





Board Member

Charles Tarpley

Retired ATL Captain 

3776 Alta Vista Ln Dallas, TX, 75229

(214) 350-5381

Captain Mike Lloyd was hired by Delta in 1972 after serving six years in the U. S. Navy. He was originally based in Chicago. In 1983, Mike and his family moved to Massachusetts where he flew out of the Boston base. After the Boston base closed, Mike flew out of New York and eventually retired in 2004 as a line check airman on the 777 in Atlanta. He served as the Boston HIMS Chairman and was Chairman of the Delta Pilots Mutual Aid Association for five years. Mike was an elected town official on Cape Cod for thirteen years before retiring to Boston where he is a community activist and Board member in the South End.

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.

Board Member
Joan Greene
Resident of Georgia

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