Mike Major retired to the Reno area in 2001 after more that 38 years of defense and aerospace operations, aviation and aviation-related activities. He flew high performance aircraft for the US Air Force for 23+ years, retiring as a Colonel with a Command Pilot rating. Since his relocation to Reno, he has been involved in the Air Races as a pylon judge and Chief Timer and Pilot Credentials Liaison. Mike has been a member of the Board since 2004 and is currently serving as Chairman of the Board.
Mary Beth Sewald
Mary Beth Sewald is the Director of Operations and News of Reno’s NBC affiliate, KRNV News 4. Mary Beth has won a national Emmy Award for a documentary about methamphetamine use. She also serves on the boards of the Autism Coalition of Nevada, the Hot August Nights Foundation and is on the Advisory Board of the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Mary Beth serves as Vice Chair focused on sponsorship development and fund-raising.
Joey Scolari is CEO of Scolari’s Food and Drug Company, headquartered in Reno. Joey is an accomplished pilot of both propeller and jet-powered planes. He has been a Board member since 1993, is a member of the Executive Committee and serves as Secretary. He served as Chairman of the Board in 2002 and 2003. Joey Scolari was named RARA’s “Man of the Year” for 2006.
Mark Bailey is a CPA and Managing Partner in Mark Bailey and Company, a full service accounting firm, which consults with public and private companies on business valuations, merger and acquisitions, tax planning, accounting and management. He relocated to Reno from Southern California in 1984. Mark was a past board member for twelve years and then rejoined us in 2009.
General Ron Fogleman retired from the USAF on 1 September 1997 after thirty-four years of active commissioned service. On his final tour of duty General Fogleman served as the 15th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. General Fogleman is currently Chairman of Durango Government Holdings, a holding company for aviation and homeland security related companies. He is an active pilot with over 7000 total hours in fighters, mobility aircraft, and general aviation. He lectures on leadership, international affairs and military issues and has published numerous articles on air and space operations. Ron joined the Board in 2003.
John Agather is President/CEO of A.I.C., an investment company based in San Antonio, Texas. John is a multi-engine and instrument-rated pilot, and previously served as President/CEO of Absolute Aviation, an avionics company that provided cockpit voice recorder installation support for aircraft. John has served on the boards of a number of civic organizations, including the San Antonio International Airport Board, Commemorative Air Force and the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.
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