Zachary is a junior from Okarche, Oklahoma. He is majoring in commercial aviation with a specialization in safety and a minor in leadership. As a child, Zachary was afraid to fly; however, by his senior year of high school, he had decided to pursue a career in aviation. He hopes to one day hold a management position at an airline or corporate flight department. In addition to his position as the president of SAAC, he is treasurer of UND’s Women in Aviation chapter, a member of EAA Chapter 1342, and a member of the Aviation Education Student Outreach Program. When not flying, Zachary enjoys playing the piano and being with friends. He is passionate about his aviation education at the University of North Dakota and is thrilled to serve his second semester on the Student Aviation Advisory Council.
Tyler Barry is a Junior Majoring in Commercial Aviation with a Specialization in Business Aviation. Originally from Ft. Worth, Texas, Tyler has been interested in Aviation since he can remember. Tyler started his flight training at the age of 15. Tyler’s experience has included the co-founding of the Nate Abel Flying Club, EAA Young Eagles Pilot, and giving back to the aviation community. Additionally, Tyler serves as an officer for UND’s Alpha Eta Rho Aviation Fraternity and the Student Aviation Management Association (SAMA). Tyler plans on flying professionally with a major airline one day. Tyler is looking forward to serving the students of the John D. Odegard School. Please feel free to contact him with any ideas or concerns.
Justin is a Sophomore from Cedar Falls, Iowa. He is majoring in commercial aviation. After flying in his priest’s RV-6, he was hooked on flying for the rest of his life. Summer memories at EAA AirVenture with his parents are some of Justin’s favorites while growing up. Justin’s long-term goal is to fly for a major US airline. In addition to SAAC, Justin is a part of the local EAA chapter and is the Secretary of the UND Nation Gay Pilot’s Association. Away from campus, Justin enjoys running, playing the piano and traveling with friends and family. This is Justin’s second term on the Student Aviation Advisory Council.
Nicholas is a sophomore from Nashville, Tennessee. He is majoring in commercial aviation and plans on flying with a major airline in the future. Nicholas has had a passion for flight and travel since a young age and is excited to learn and master the medium. He looks forward to a productive and fun time at UND and is excited to be a part of SAAC. His passions aside from flying are sailing, hiking, and travel.
Liz Rahmlow is a senior from Hartland, Wisconsin. She is majoring in commercial aviation and plans to pursue a future career as a professional pilot. Her passion for flying began in high school after a discovery flight with a friend, and she is excited to continue sharing her love of aviation during her second term as a SAAC member. As she completes her CFI Instrument course, Liz spends her free time running, studying, and spending time with friends. She is also serving as UND’s Women in Aviation Chapter President and EAA Chapter 1342’s Vice President.
Maxwell is a sophomore from Crown Point, Indiana majoring in Commercial Aviation. He has had a passion for flying ever since his first ride back in high school. Maxwell is hoping to eventually become an airline pilot and maybe even open his own aviation business. He is excited for his first year in SAAC and hopes he can make a difference in the UND Aviation Department.
Gretchen Cone is a Sophomore from Columbia, Missouri, pursuing a major in Commercial Aviation with an Aviation Safety specialization. She is currently an RA in Noren Hall for the Aviation Living and Learning Community and is excited for the opportunity to help upperclassmen through SAAC as well as continuing to work with Freshmen. Gretchen discovered her passion for Aviation in 2014 in Arizona flying with her grandfather. She aspires to fly for Delta Airlines and then return to the classroom to teach higher education at an Aeronautical University. Gretchen is proud to be able to serve the students of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, please feel free to say hello if you see her in the halls or contact her with any questions or concerns.
Patrick Verner is a junior from St. Paul, Minnesota, majoring in Commercial Aviation, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Honors. Patrick hopes to fly for a major US airline, and eventually serve as a Line Check Airman. Patrick is a member of UND’s Women in Aviation Chapter, UND Rock Climbing Club, and the Vice-President of the UND Ultimate Frisbee club. In his free time, Patrick enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, and traveling whenever possible. Patrick is passionate about aviation, and looks forward to serving on the Student Aviation Advisory Council.
Zach Dabrowski is a Junior from Janesville, Wisconsin. He is majoring in Commercial Aviation and plans on flying for a Commercial Airline after college. His passion for aviation came from taking an Aerospace Engineering class in high school. This is Zach’s first year on SAAC and he is looking forward to representing the student body and making a lasting difference on the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. He also serves as the Vice-President of his Fraternity and is a Senator on Student Government. In his free time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, fishing, and spending time outdoors.
Stephen is a sophomore from Crofton, Maryland majoring in commercial aviation. After flying on a Young Eagles flight as a child, he caught the flying bug. His favorite aviation memories growing up were attending airshows and playing on his grandfather’s flight simulator. Stephen’s long-term goal is to fly for a major US airline in the DC area. In addition to SAAC, he is a part of the UND SAMA chapter. This is Stephen’s first term on the Student Aviation Advisory Council and he looks forward to serving the students of the John D. Odegard School.