Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Welcomes Former AOPA President Craig Fuller to Board of Directors
Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Welcomes Former AOPA President Craig Fuller to Board of Directors Portland, OR -- January 23, 2014 -- The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation has announced Craig Fuller, former Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President and CEO, has joined its board of directors. Fuller brings to the Foundation experience gained through a career that includes senior public affairs positions in business, association leadership, and executive positions in the federal government, including eight years of service in the White House from 1981 to 1989. Craig's most recent service was to the over 300,000 members of AOPA from 2009 to 2013. "I started flying private aircraft when I became 16 years old and aviation has been part of my life ever since," said Fuller. "During the past few years, I witnessed first hand the impact the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation has had by celebrating the success of the very best organizations in general aviation. I am honored to join the board of this foundation that helps the aviation community impact so many people throughout the world." Fuller joins a board already endowed with considerable business and aviation knowledge and experience: - Charlie Plumb, noted motivational speaker and former Navy fighter pilot and P.O.W. and the recipient of numerous military honors - Wayne Handley, owner of Wayne Handley Aerosports and an aerobatic champion, preeminent air show performer, and former naval aviator - Bill Dolan, President of Spirit Media and an Emmy-nominated TV producer and director - Michael Thoben III, former CEO of Interlink Electronics and a passionate and accomplished aviator - Allan Schrader, Foundation President and Founder and President of Lightspeed Aviation, Inc. "Craig is a superb addition to a committed and passionate group of people," said Allan Schrader, Foundation President. "I'm proud of what we have accomplished so far and his participation with us will help advance our mission even further." Visit LightspeedAviationFoundation.org to learn more. The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation was established in 2010 out of the commitment and passion of the Lightspeed Aviation Corporation to serve the aviation community. Since introducing its first product at EAA AirVenture in 1996, Lightspeed Aviation has established a reputation for leading innovation in aviation headsets with a number of "first to market" advances, including Bluetooth(R) integration, Auto Shutoff(TM), and, with Zulu PFX, Streaming Quiet(TM) ANR. This has earned Lightspeed a loyal customer following among professional, commercial, and private pilots.