Awards and Honors March 2004
Keith Lewis, an employee of Stevens Aviation Donaldson Center in Greenville, S.C., was named the FAA 2004 Avionics Maintenance Technician of the Year for the southern region. The award is given annually for excellence in avionics maintenance and outstanding community contributions at the district, regional and national levels. Lewis joined Stevens Aviation in 1970 and has 37 years of experience as an avionics technician.
Mary Feik and Ann Wood-Kelly received the National Aeronautic Association’s Marjorie Stinson Award for Achievement. The award is given annually to women who have “made an enduring contribution, a meritorious flight or a singular technical development” in aviation-related endeavors.
Dr. Mary Ann Turney received the Laursen Award from the University Aviation Association in honor of former Trans World Airline captain Vern Laursen. The award is presented to a professional educator who has made an outstanding contribution to aerospace education. Turnery, professor in the department of aeronautical management technology at Arizona State University, has conducted research on gender differences.
Roger Tingey, the training manager of Marshall of Cambridge, was awarded an MBE in the honors list for services to the aerospace industry. Tingey, who began his career at Marshall in 1962 as an engineering apprentice, was instrumental in developing national vocational qualifications for the aerospace industry and the aviation modern apprentice framework and continues to work closely with the Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance in updating national vocational qualifications structure.
E. E. “Dunny” Dunsworth, the last elected president of the NBAA board of directors, was awarded the association’s Silk Scarf Award for special contributions to the business aviation community. Now retired, Dunsworth was chief pilot for Trunkline Gas. He served as NBAA board president from 1969 to 1971 and helped found the Houston Aviation Association.