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Commissioner & Managing Director
Don Hartsell is the first Commissioner for the World Air League (WAL). WAL is organizing the World Sky Race, the historic first race of airships to circle the planet.
Logistics and Safety Director
Bob Fowler has 44 years of experience in aviation starting with the US Air Force in 1978. Bob was the Class President and Honor Graduate of the USAF Command and Leadership Academy.
Sports Programs Director
Steve Flatow is an accomplished and innovative marketing leader of several high-profile sports organizations and a pioneer in the development of valuation methodologies used in the “partnership” approach to sports sponsorships.
Dean Arnett is an internationally, award winning documentary producer. Previously he worked for over 20 years as a staff producer / director on long form programming at the BBC.
Legal and Economics Director
Federico Wesselhoefft is an international attorney with extensive experience advising investors and boutique law firms on legal and strategic aspects of resource integration and financing.