Key Personnel

The Club is run on a daily basis by the Club Manager, which is a paid position operating under the base office for Moral, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR). The Manager is advised and assisted by the Board of Directors, which are club members and volunteers. The NAS Patuxent River Commanding Officer and his staff oversee club operations. The instructors and mechanics are paid on an hourly basis for their time. The following is a list of those personnel. Members should use the Roster in SkyManager to find contact information.


Manager Amanda McHugh
President John Taylor
Vice President Patrick “Mike” McGinn
Secretary Philip Mock
Financial Secretary Claire James
Operations Officer Jaime Colon
Maintenance Officer Matt O’Mire
Safety Officer Dave Kirk
Chief Flight Instructor John Taylor
Base Commanding Officer CAPT Jason Hammond
Base Executive Officer CAPT Christopher Cox
MWR Rep Kevin Donovan
Operations Rep CDR Nicholas Price
Maintenance Rep LCDR Kaz Olmeda
Safety Rep LT Roberto Coronado
Flight Instructor, CFIG, CFII John Taylor
Flight Instructor, CFIG, CFI Chris Barrett
Flight Instructor, CFII, MEI Randy Stubbs
Flight Instructor, CFI Gordon Lester
FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Inspection Authorization Bob Chase
FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Jason Barker
FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Bill Miller
PA-28R (N1147X) Plane Captains TBD
C-172N (N7607E) Plane Captains Dmitriy Bank
PA-28-161 (N9103M) Plane Captains Charlie Evans
T-41C (N7869N) Plane Captains TBD
Information Technology John Taylor