2017 Freshmen Officer Application:

Freshmen Officer Application

Meet the Flying Club Officers
Flying Club officers are elected every spring and serve for a term of one year. If you're interested in becoming an officer, don't hesitate to contact us or come talk to one of us.

 President: Spencer Terzolo

Spencer is in his third year at CU studying Integrative Physiology. He is from San Francisco, California and flying started with his Grandpa, who was a career Navy fighter pilot. Spencer is currently working on his Private Pilot's License, and is so close to finishing! Spencer's other hobbies include playing soccer and basketball, cooking, and going to concerts.

Favorite Plane de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
 Favorite Airport:Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (KOAK)
 Favorite Time to Fly:During sunrise
 Best Flying Memory:Flying aerobatics in a 1978 Great Lakes 2T-1A-2

Vice President: Trevor Weschler
Trevor is in his third year at CU Boulder studying music and aerospace engineering. He is from Broomfield, Colorado and is a fourth generation pilot. Trevor earned his private pilot license in July 2015 and flies as frequently as he can with as many people as possible. When grounded, he likes to build computers, hike, and play music.

 Favorite Plane:     North American T-6 Texan    
 Favorite Airport:     Wittman Regional Airport
 Favorite Time to Fly: When the sun is rising
 Best Flying Memory: Flying the Oshkosh approach for Airventure 2016 in Wisconsin

Sophomore Officer: Prem Pakabunto

Freshmen Officer: TBA

Aeronautical Adviser: Colonel Michael Gough
     Colonel Gough is a graduate of James Madison University. After officer training and flight school, he was designated as an AV-8B Harrier pilot. He has served in several Marine Attack Squadrons, holding various leadership positions: Aviation Safety Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Operations Officer, Detachment Officer-in-Charge, Executive Officer, and Commanding Officer. He has deployed numerous times to combat operations and as part of periodic unit deployments. 

    Colonel Gough has served as an exchange pilot with the Spanish Navy, a program officer at the U.S. Naval Academy, a special assistant to the Combatant Commander of U.S. Southern Command, and as Commanding Officer of Marine Aircraft Group 13. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute, the Naval War College, and the Joint Force Staff College. He most recently served as the Chief of Staff of I Marine Expeditionary Force.

Past Officers

 Jamey Szalay

Jamey was grad student at CU studying physics. He is from Winchester, VA and started flying there his senior year in high school.  After moving out to Boulder for grad school, Jamey got his mountain checkout and enjoys flying over the Rockies whenever he can.  He is also a strong advocate for general aviation and wants to get as many people up in the air as possible.

 Favorite Plane: DA40
 Favorite Airport:  Steamboat Springs (KSBS)
 Favorite Time to Fly: Winter
 Best Flying Memory: Flying over the great divide after a huge snowstorm

Geoff Inge

Geoff studied Aerospace Engineering at CU.  Born and raised in Colorado, he has entertained a passion for aviation since attending a Blue Angels airshow at the age of six. After earning his Private Pilot's Certificate in early 2010, Geoff has continued to fly regularly, and recently added an instrument rating to his credentials.  He looks forward to a career in professional aviation, and flight test engineering.  On the ground, he maintains an active lifestyle, passing time with soccer and skiing, as well as enjoying time with friends and family.

 Favorite Plane: Citation Ten
 Favorite Airport:  Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC)
 Favorite Time to Fly: Twilight
 Best Flying Memory: First Solo

Nate Kranz

Nathaniel Kranz studied Mechanical Engineering at CU and was born and raised in Hastings, Minnesota where is passion for flying began. His father is a pilot for Delta Airlines and his neighbors are general aviation enthusiasts. He enjoys spending his summer days going to fly-ins and taking afternoon flights "around town" with his data and friends. He took ground school through the Flying Club. Outside of flying, Nate enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, cooking, and in general being outside enjoying the mountain air. 

 Favorite Plane: Beaver on floats
 Favorite Airport:  Shell Lake Municipal
 Favorite Time to Fly: Dusk
 Best Flying Memory: Flying in cub on skis after a two-foot snowstorm.

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Faculty Dr. Gerren donna.gerren@colorado.edu  
Vice President Trevor Weschler trevor.weschler@colorado.edu 
Sophomore Prem Pakabunto prem.pakabunto@colorado.edu 
President Spencer Terzolo spencer.terzolo@colorado.edu 
Freshmen Officer TBA TBA 
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