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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board
Retired LAX Captain
25421 Gallup Circle
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
cell (949) 510-1953
Retired JFK Captain
28 Concord Sq, Apt 1
Boston, MA 02118
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.
Vice Chairman Jim Haigh Retired DFW Captain 5009 Country Place Drive Plano, TX 75023-5108 972-596-4391 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
DELTA DISABLED PILOTS
Retired ATL Captain
3776 Alta Vista Ln Dallas, TX, 75229
Captain Mike Lloydwas hired by Delta in 1972 after servingsix 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.