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The DRONERESPONERS Board of Advisors is carefully selected to represented a cross-section of each of the key stakeholders in the public safety UAS sector.  Each advisor is appointed to a 1-2 year term to ensure the organization remains at the forefront of the unmanned aviation evolution.

DRONERESPONERS Advisors are our ambassadors for the program.  They also serve as public safety UAS subject matter experts available for speaking at a variety of events.

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  1. Tom Adams, FBI, (Ret.), AeroVigilance

  2. Abrem Ayana, Brookhaven Police Department 

  3. Mark Bathrick, Department of Interior, (Ret.), Bathrick Aviation Consulting

  4. Carl Blando, Boston Police Department 

  5. John Callaway, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

  6. Jason Day, Texas Department of Public Safety

  7. Richard Fields, Los Angeles City Fire Department 

  8. Paige Fitzgerald, Delaware Emergency Management Agency

  9. Miriam Foxx, Chula Vista Police Department

  10. Chris Grazioso, MassDOT Aeronautics Drone Operations Department

  11. David Kovar, URSA Secure

  12. Michael Leo, FDNY

  13. Michael Lighthiser, George Mason University Police Department

  14. Art Martynuska, Cambria County Department of Emergency Services

  15. Ben Miller, Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting

  16. Dan Munsey, San Bernardino Fire Department

  17. Kyle Nordfors, Mountain Rescue Association

  18. Steven Oscar, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

  19. Jeff Pricher, Scappoose, OR Rural Fire District

  20. Kyle Snyder, Best Autonomous Flights

  21. Katie Thielmeyer, Woodlawn Fire Department

  22. Amy T. Wiegand, Earhart Alden & Associates

  23. Jay Willmott, Nexutech

  24. Dawn Zoldi, Air Force (Ret.), P3 Tech Consulting

  25. Charles Werner, Director, DRONERESPONDERS

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