Board of Directors

Board member Knans Beth Hayes (left) awards a Key to the Aviation Museum to long-time volunteer Don Bourassa at the annual Volunteer Appreciation BBQ in May, 2023.

Current board members

Robert DiMeo, President, currently serving second three-year term, Jan. 2022 through Jan. 2025.
Affiliation: Elbit Systems of America, Inc.

Greg Michael, Vice President, currently serving second three-year term Jan. 2023 through Jan.
2026.
Affiliation: Bernstein Shur.

Jay Carter, Treasurer, currently serving first three-year term Jan. 2022 through Jan. 2025.
Affiliation: IT Consultant

Knans Beth Hayes, Secretary, currently serving second three-year term Jan. 2023 through Jan. 2026.

Robert Hough, Past President, currently serving second three-year term, Jan. 2024 through Jan. 2027.
Retired.

Ted Kitchens, currently serving second three-year term renewed Jan. 2022 through Jan. 2025.
Affiliation: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Ray Chadwick, currently serving first three-year term Jan. 2024 through Jan. 2027.
Retired.

Fred Kocher, currently serving first three-year term Jan. 2024 through Jan. 2027.
Affiliation: WMUR.

About the board

The Aviation Museum of N.H. and its parent organization, the N.H. Aviation Historical Society, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors. The board meets at noon on the second Friday of each month, and also holds an annual meeting each January for all Aviation Museum members. There are currently no formal subcommittees.

Board members serve three-year terms. Normally a board member’s service is limited to two terms, but exceptions can be made. The board’s duties, responsibilities, and procedures are spelled out in the Aviation Museum’s bylaws, which may be reviewed on this website by following the link below.

Minutes are taken of each meeting. They are typically reviewed by board members for accuracy and completeness, then amended/approved at a subsequent meeting. Minutes may be reviewed on this website by following the links below.

The public is invited to attend all board meetings with the exception of portions held in executive session, which is allowed by N.H. law to discuss personnel issues, contract negotiations, and several other topics where confidentiality is appropriate.

Board by-laws

The board is governed by a set of by-laws, last amended on April 10, 2020. The by-laws can be read and downloaded below.