The International Board of Directors meets twice annually.
Officers & Contacts:
Board of Directors, 2014-2017 - International officers are elected by the membership for a three-year term.
President – Julie Watson - Heart of Florida Chapter
Julie is the official representative of World Wings International, and as President, she prepares agendas for and presides over all meetings. This is Julie's third term on the Board. She served as Recording Secretary during her first term, then as VP Charity in her second term. In addition, she worked on the Bylaws Committee, and organized a CARE donor trip to Ecuador. Julie has been a member of WWI since 1991, and is the co-founder of the Heart of Florida Chapter and continues to serve as their President.
Vice President Ways & Means - Carol Peck - Oakland
Carol’s responsibilities include reviewing and recommending fund-raising projects and overseeing the International drawing and boutique at the annual meeting. This is Carol’s second term on the Board. Carol was a Member at Large for a number of years and was adopted by the Oakland Chapter in 2006 for her tireless help with the 2006 Las Vegas convention.
Vice President Charity - Andrea Sidor – Manhattan Chapter
Andrea acts as liaison to the International Charity and assists chapters with their charitable endeavors. This is Andrea first term on the Board. She joined the Manhattan Chapter in 2010. Besides her career with Pan Am, Andrea is a former social worker, teacher and a paralegal with experience in working with Foundations and non-profits.
Vice President Membership and Development - Bruce Gately - Paris Chapter
Bruce Gately's stated goal is that everyone who has ever worn a Pan Am uniform will be brought back into the fold by becoming a member of this wonderful, unique organization. Bruce is serving his second term as VP Membership and Development. He was co-chair of the 2005 Paris Convention and is co-president of the Paris chapter.
Treasurer – Liv Milan - Oakland Chapter
Liv prepares the annual budget, files corporate tax returns, and keeps a file of all paid members. Liv will be serving her first term on the Board. Liv assisted Carol Peck with Ways & Means for the 2013 Orlando Convention, as well as working with Sally Andersen on the new dues remittance procedure. In 2006, she served as Convention Treasurer for the successful Las Vegas Convention, in addition to serving as the Oakland Chapter Treasurer.
Recording Secretary - Ruth Loewenstein - Chicago Chapter
Ruth records and distributes minutes of the annual meeting and all meetings of the International Board. Ruth will be serving her second term on the Board. She has been a member of WWI since 2000 when she joined the Chicago Chapter. She was the Chicago Chapter President from 2007 to 2012. Ruth is also an Associate Member of the Miami Chapter.
Corresponding Secretary – Diane Silvers – Los Angeles Chapter
Diane is responsible for updating the WWI website. She has charge of all WWI addresses. Other duties include correspondence with Chapter Presidents, Treasurers and others as needed. Diane returns to the Board after a three year hiatus. Prior to that she served two terms as the Jet Wings Editor from 2005-2011. She is currently the President of the Los Angeles Chapter and holds an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership.
President Emeritus - Jane Luna Euler - Oakland Chapter
Jane is serving her third term on the Board. Installed as Corresponding Secretary on the Mediterranean Cruise in 2008, Jane later assumed the role of President at the 2011 Boston Convention. Jane has served as the Oakland Chapter President for the past 18 years and will continue in this position. She also writes the chapter newsletter. She has been an active member of World Wings since 1975 and is an original member of the Oakland Chapter chartered in 1980.
Convention Coordinator - Holly Hilton - Paris Chapter
Holly's position is to assist chapters that would like to host an annual convention or to select a convention site. Holly is the current co-President of the Paris Chapter. She coordinated the 2005 Paris convention and is experienced in all aspects of running a convention and negotiating contracts. Holly is responsible for visiting venues to assure they will fit the requirements of WWI.
Newsletter Editor - Leslie Manning - Atlanta Chapter
Leslie is responsible for gathering information for the preparation and distribution of "Jet Wings," the International newsletter. Leslie has been a member of WWI since 1990 when she joined the Oakland Chapter. After relocating to the Atlanta area, she joined the Atlanta Chapter in 2002 and is currently serving as the Chapter President. This is Leslie's second term on the International Board.
Special Committees - Are appointed by the President and are not members of the International Board
Liaison to Members-at-Large & Asia - Alicia C. Smith - Member-at-Large
Alicia became a member of World Wings in 1996 and has actively participated in World Wings and CARE events since 2002. Alicia writes a newsletter for MALs without email addresses to keep them in touch and sends out other mailings as needed. She is an Associate Member of the TYO, FTL and MIA chapters.
World Wings International's Advisory Board
Frank W. Abagnale
Carrie B Elliot, Esq.
Laurence M. Simon
Margaret Eiluned Morgan
Angel Wings Relief Fund Committee
The purpose of this fund is to provide immediate assistance to former Pan Am flight attendants and their families during times of crisis.
Joan Nell Bernstein
Museum Uniform Collection
The Museum Uniform Collection is presently being inventoried and information will be updated as soon as possible. The Traveling Uniform Collection is available for short-term loan. Add a nostalgic moment to your special function. For information please contact Ruth Loewenstein, World Wings' Archivist. Recording@worldwingsinternational.org