Garry Melia, Board Member
Garry serves as the Safety Manager for a Part 91 Massachusetts-headquartered corporate flight department where he oversees their ISBAO Stage 3 safety program as well as their rotor and fixed wing flight operations quality assurance programs. He is also a helicopter captain and was previously an Assistant Chief Pilot for helicopters. Prior to that, Garry held positions as a Project Manager and Account Executive for a national engineering and service company, overseeing installation and service of commercial building automation systems throughout New England. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, he served a total of 7 years of active duty in the U.S. Army and 15 years in Massachusetts Army National Guard. Garry retired as a Master Army Aviator, having held numerous positions of responsibility, including commander and staff officer. Garry has been on the MBAA Board of Directors since 2019.