Board of Directors Public Listing

Below is the 2016-2017 Members of the Board of Directors. AHS members should go back and log in for full contact details. (Updated June 27, 2016)

AHS International 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Position Name Employer and Title (if provided)

AHS Chair

Jean-Brice Dumont

Airbus Helicopters
Executive Vice President Engineering

AHS President

David Koopersmith

The Boeing Company
Vice President/General Manager, Vertical Lift

AHS Secretary - Treasurer

Daniele Romiti

Leonardo Helicopters
Managing Director

AHS Technical Director

Judah Milgram

US Department of Navy

AHS Vice President, Membership

Jon Tatro


AHS Vice President, Washington, DC

David Wildes

Director, Government Affairs

Director at Large (Appt.)

Robert LaBelle

AgustaWestland North America

Director at Large (Appt.)

Thomas Laux

Northrop Grumman Corporation  

Executive Director

Michael Hirschberg

AHS International  
Executive Director

Regional Director - Americas

Edward Hoskin

Pratt & Whitney Canada
Engine Development Programs

Regional Director - Asia-Australia

Arvind Sinha

Capability Acquisition and Sustainment, Dept of Defence 
Director of Engineering

Regional Director - Europe-Africa

Klausdieter Pahlke

German Aerospace Center (DLR) 
Head of Rotorcraft Program

Regional Director - U.S. Mideast

Patrick Donnelly

The Boeing Company  Program
Director - Future Vertical Lift - Medium

Regional Director - U.S. Midwest

David Peters

Washington University St. Louis
Professor & Chairman

Regional Director - U.S. Northeast

Mark Miller

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation  
Vice President Research & Engineering

Regional Director - U.S. Southeast

Bruce Tenney

Karem Aircraft
Director, Military VTOL Business Development

Regional Director - U.S. Southern

Robert King

System Simulation and Development Directorate

Regional Director - U.S. Southwest

Michael Shaw

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.  
V-22 Chief Engineer

Regional Director - U.S. Western

Colin Theodore

NASA Ames Research Center  
Senior Research Engineer

Regional Vice President - Americas

Michael Nault

Bell Helicopter Canada
Chief Engineer 

Regional Vice President - Asia-Australia

Duck-Joo Lee

Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

Regional Vice President - Europe-Africa

Jean-Brice Dumont

Airbus Helicopters 
Executive Vice President Engineering

Regional Vice President - U.S. Mideast

Stanley Orr

The Boeing Company  
Manager, Dynamics and Loads

Regional Vice President - U.S. Midwest

Dale Pitt

The Boeing Company
Technical Fellow

Regional Vice President - U.S. Northeast

William Welsh

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation  
Chief Dynamics & Internal Acoustics

Regional Vice President - U.S. Southeast

Daniel Wolfe

Universal Solutions International, Inc.  

Regional Vice President - U.S. Southern

Keith Darrow

ADD Deputy Director

Regional Vice President - U.S. Southwest

Tommie Wood

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.  
Sr. Technical Fellow

Regional Vice President - U.S. Western

Ram JanakiRam

The Boeing Company  

The Environmental Advisor

John Leverton

Leverton Associates International

The Civil Operations Advisor

Gene Munson

The Boeing Company (Ret.)
Consultant - Test & Evaluation