Sun, Nov 14, 2010
Republican Co-Chair For House GA Caucus Announced
On Friday, November 12th, U.S. Representative Vern Ehlers (R-MI)
announced, while speaking in Long Beach, California, that U.S.
Representative Sam Graves (R-MO) will take over as Co-Chair of the
House General Aviation Caucus starting in January, 2011.
Former AOPA President Phil Boyer
and Congressman Sam Graves
"NATA is thrilled that Congressman Graves has been chosen to
succeed Rep. Vern Ehlers as the Republican Co-Chair of the House
General Aviation Caucus," said NATA President James K. Coyne. "A
passionate aviator himself, we can always count on his steadfast
support of the general aviation industry."
"On behalf of the NATA membership I sincerely thank Congressman
Ehlers for his leadership in creating and guiding the House General
Aviation Caucus," Coyne stated. "Over the past 16 years in
Congress, Rep. Ehlers' support of general aviation has been
unwavering. We will truly miss his leadership."
NATA President James K.
The General Aviation Caucus, sponsored by NATA, the General
Aviation Manufacturers Association, the National Business Aviation
Association, Experimental Aircraft Association, and the Aircraft
Owners & Pilots Association, was created to educate Members of
the U.S. House of Representatives on issues important to the
general aviation industry. Since its creation in 2009, the GA
Caucus has grown to include more than 100 members.
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