Two new board members were voted in by Women in Aviation International members at the organization's 30th annual membership meeting held in Long Beach, California. The two newly-elected board members, who will each serve a three-year term are Rhonda Larance and Shannon Weidekamp.
Larance, WAI 4633, is an industry relations manager for Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, in Englewood, Colorado. With more than 15 years of experience managing global aviation marketing teams, Rhonda has held numerous leadership positions at Jeppesen since she joined the company in 1981. Her responsibilities include work with senior leaders and C-level executives; serving on industry and charity steering committees for fundraising; discovering and developing business growth opportunities and culture and maintaining key VIP/celebrity, aviation industry, and vendor relationships.
Weidekamp, WAI 51870, is the lead flight attendant manager and director of client services for Crew Aviation LLC in Louisville, Kentucky. She is also lead flight attendant instructor and co-curriculum developer for Flight Research Inc. in the Cabin Crew Upset Training Program. She is current co-chair of the NBAA Flight Attendant’s Committee, and a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators.