Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that the organization’s recently-elected board members started their three-year term of office on Jul. 1, 2021. HAI also bids farewell to the two board members they are replacing. Elected this year were Brian Jorgenson of Timberline Helicopters Inc., Sandpoint, Idaho; and Rick Kenin of Boston MedFlight, Bedford, Massachusetts. This will be the first time serving on the HAI Board for both individuals, and both were elected to fill commercial operator vacancies. Board members are elected by HAI membership representatives from the association’s member helicopter operating companies. HAI also announced Monday the lineup of officers for the term Jul. 1, 2021, to Jun. 30, 2022: Incoming Chair Randy Rowles, of Helicopter Institute Inc., Fort Worth, Texas; Vice-Chair Jeffery Smith, of R.O.P. Aviation, Teterboro, New Jersey; Treasurer Jack Matiasevich, Southern California Edison, Chino, California; and Assistant Treasurer B. Adam Hammond, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tennessee. “We’re grateful to add two individuals to our Board with such a broad range of experience,” says Stacy Sheard, current Board chair. “Their expertise will make the Board even stronger and more versatile than it is today.” Leaving the Board this year are Douglas Barclay, Kachina Aviation, Nampa, Idaho,

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