Ian is a senior from St. Paul, Minnesota, pursing a major in Commercial Aviation with a Business Aviation specialization. Ian is excited to become an effective representative for the student body, as well as to continue to develop professionally. In addition, Ian works as a Flight Data Monitoring Assistant in the Flight Operations department. Ian hopes to someday work for the airlines and continue to pursue his passion for aviation by flying professionally. He would also love to pursue his interests in seaplane and bush flying at some point in his career. In his free time Ian enjoys the outdoors, and on weekends can usually be found hunting, fishing, hiking, or watching sports with friends.
Aaron is a senior from the San Francisco Bay Area in California majoring in Commercial Aviation. Aaron transferred to UND his sophomore year from a maritime academy. He aims to fly for the Air Force Reserves and the airlines after he graduates. Aaron is an avid member of EAA Chapter 1342, likes playing basketball and spending summers near the water. He spent a past summer working aboard a 500-foot training ship in various oceans and learned a lot from the experience. Aaron is very excited to help make the aviation school a better place.
Justin is a Sophomore from Cedar Falls, Iowa. His 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 first term on the Student Aviation Advisory Council.
Zachary is a junior from Okarche, Oklahoma. He is majoring in commercial aviation with a specialization in safety and a minor in leadership. After spending a summer as an intern for a part 135 aircraft charter company, Zachary became passionate about corporate aviation. His goal is to fly for and manage a small corporate flight department. In addition to SAAC, he is treasurer of UND’s Women in Aviation chapter, an active member of EAA Chapter 1342, and a member of the Aviation Education Student Outreach Program. When not flying, Zachary enjoys playing the piano and the organ. He is passionate about his aviation education at the University of North Dakota and is thrilled to serve his first year on the Student Aviation Advisory Council.
Kale is a senior originally from Blaine, Minnesota. He is double majoring in Commercial Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations. Kale has had a passion for flying since the age of five when he took his first ride in a Cessna 172. In the future, Kale hopes to fly for the airlines or a corporate company, and possibly hold a UAS operator position on the side. When he is not taking part in flying related activities, Kale is participating in ALPA ACE, enjoying the outdoors through camping, hunting, and fishing, or just relaxing with friends. This is Kale’s second year on the Student Aviation Advisory Council and he is very excited to help aviation students and faculty at UND Aerospace.
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.
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.
Josh is a senior from Los Angeles, California majoring in Commercial Aviation with a specialization in Aircraft Safety and Security. Josh transferred to the University of North Dakota after completing an Associate’s degree in Aviation Administration at a local Community College back home. His goal is to fly for a legacy carrier for a number of years while gaining experience and hopes end up flying corporate aircraft for a large company. In addition to SAAC, Josh is also a UND Aerospace ambassador and Student Services representative. He is also involved in AESOP and has volunteered to teach children between elementary and high school about the science of aerodynamics.
Liz Rahmlow is a junior 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 first year as a SAAC member. As she completes her Certified Flight Instructor course, Liz spends her free time running, studying, and spending time with friends. She is also serving on UND’s Women in Aviation chapter and EAA Chapter 1342. Liz is very thankful for the opportunity to be a part of and looks forward to helping wherever she can.
Nico Britton is a senior from Fort Collins, CO Double Majoring in Commercial Aviation and Political Science with a Specialization in Airline Business. After gaining his Private Pilot License his senior year of high school, he came to the University of North Dakota to pursue a career in aviation. He hopes to fly for a legacy airline, and then continue on to pursue an executive role within an airline. Now apart of SAAC, Nico hopes to facilitate the effort to make John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences the leading school for flight education and aerospace research in the United States. In his spare time, Nico enjoys running, traveling, and stock market analytics.