The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has announced the addition of three board members to serve on its Executive Committee leadership team. The Executive Committee is comprised of members of GAMA’s Board of Directors, who provide strategic leadership for the association and lead its policy committees.
David Coleal, CEO of Incora, will serve as chair of the Airworthiness and Maintenance Policy Committee. The committee works with authorities to promote appropriate regulations and policies for maintenance and repair stations. Coleal has previously served on the Executive Committee and chaired the Environment Committee. Coleal has been a member of the GAMA Board of Directors since 2015.
JoeBen Bevirt, founder and CEO of Joby Aviation, and Roei Ganzarski, CEO of magniX and Executive Chairman of Eviation, will serve as co-chairs of the Electric Propulsion and Innovation Committee (EPIC). The committee works to create an environment conducive to efficient design, production, operation, and maintenance of hybrid and electric propulsion aircraft, including eVTOLs. This will be Bevirt and Ganzarski’s first time serving on the Executive Committee. Bevirt has been a member of the GAMA Board of Directors since 2018 and Ganzarski has been a member since 2019.
The additions to the GAMA Executive Committee were elected by the Board of Directors during its winter board meeting.