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Shelly deZevallos named to EAA Board of Directors


EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (December 12, 2022) — Shelly deZevallos, Ed.D., has been named to the Experimental Aircraft Association Board of Directors as a Class III Director, serving a one-year, renewable term with EAA’s board. Dr. deZevallos is president of West Houston Airport, one of the busiest general aviation airports in the country.

“Shelly’s lifelong dedication to aviation education and safety makes her a valuable addition to the organization as we look to improve and expand upon our current efforts,” said Jack J. Pelton, EAA CEO and Chairman of the Board.

Dr. deZevallos is a member of the FAA’s Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee and a board member of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). She is an active pilot and airplane owner with her Single-Engine Land, Multi-Engine Land and Glider ratings along with her instrument and commercial certificates.

She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, her EMBA from Texas A&M and her Doctorate of Education in Aviation and Space Science from Oklahoma State University.

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