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WAMA's Mission

WAMA's mission includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • To promote safety, economic value, and public benefit at ALL of the airports in the State of Wisconsin.
  • To educate the aviation community with information that may be helpful to the future of aviation.
  • To educate local and regional governments of the economic value of aviation within Wisconsin.
  • To seek and exchange information between other aviation professionals who may have experiences and insights that can benefit each other.
  • To investigate, study, discuss, recommend, and promote improvement in the aviation system to airport operators, Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics, FAA and legislators.
  • To develop working cooperation between Government, business, and aviation entities.
  • To promote the education and participation of young people in aviation.

WAMA Bylaws - Approved September 2023

Board of Directors

2023 – 2024 Officers


Jim Schell, C.M., Airport Director, Wittman Regional Airport

Matt Grenoble, C.M., Airport Superintendent, Sheboygan County Memorial Airport


Harold Mester, C.M., Director of Marketing and Public Affairs, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, Milwaukee Timmerman Airport


Mark Cihlar, A.A.E., Assistant Airport Director, Central Wisconsin Airport


Abe Weber, A.A.E., Airport Director, Appleton International Airport

Charity Zich, C.M., Airport Director, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport

Michael Riechers, Director of Marketing and Communications, Dane County Regional Airport

Rachel Engeler, MS, Assistant Airport Director, Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport

Lauren Koss, Interim Airport Director, La Crosse Regional Airport

Todd Berry, Airport Manager, Prairie du Chien Municipal Airport

Aimee Scrima, Airport Director, Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport

Mike Shaw, Manager, West Bend Municipal Airport


Board Committees

Scholarship and Awards – Rachel Engeler, Harold Mester, Matt Grenoble

Finance – Harold Mester (Treasurer), Charity Zich

Member Relations – Jim Schell, Aimee Scrima

Governmental Affairs  – Abe Weber, Charity Zich, Brian Grefe, Kurt Stanich


Wisconsin Aviation Conference Committees

Conference Chair – Matt Grenoble (WAMA VP)

Sponsors and Exhibitors – Charity Zich

Program –  Rachel Engeler


Wisconsin Aviation Conference Planning Committee

WAMA Board

Max Platts - BOA

Dulce Ruiz-Moreno - Interflight Parking

Terry Donovan – Mead & Hunt

Chris Reis – Mead & Hunt

Ryan Falch - SEH

Melissa Underwood  SEH

Stephanie Senst - Westwood

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