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Legal Name:  

The AOPA Foundation, Inc.

Legal Address:  

421 Aviation Way
Frederick, MD 21701

Type of Organization:  

501(c)(3) Charitable Organization

Federal Tax ID:    

20-8817225

Contact Person(s):

Mike Tompos
Vice President of Philanthropy
301.695.2269

Fax Number:

301.695.2343 (non-confidential)

Incorporation State:

Maryland

Founded:

2007

Counsel:

Ken Mead
301.695.2000

Auditors:

Grant Thornton

IRS 990:  

Audit and Form 990

Mission:     

The AOPA Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable, educational, and scientific organization, will educate the general public on the value of general aviation.  The AOPA Foundation works to improve aviation safety, preserve and improve community airports, and encourages learning to fly for career and personal benefit – all in the interest of ensuring the future of general aviation in America.

Board of Trustees

  • William C. Trimble III, Chairman
  • Lawrence D. Buhl III
  • Darrell W. Crate
  • Matthew J. Desch
  • Amanda C. Farnsworth
  • Burgess H. Hamlet III
  • James N. Hauslein
  • Herman Neel Hipp, Jr.
  • James G. Tuthill Jr.
  • Luke R. Wippler

Board of Advisors

  • William S. Ayer, Chairman
  • Charles J. Ahearn
  • David R. Albin
  • Ian Blair Fries, M.D.
  • Jerome Norman Gregoire
  • Sean P. Hartness
  • Alan L. Klapmeier
  • Gregory A. Kozmetsky
  • Roger A. Krone
  • Bruce S. Landsberg
  • Michael Lazar
  • David L. McKay
  • Edward W. McNeil
  • Russell W. Meyer Jr.
  • David L. Robertson
  • Theodore Rokita
  • Scott Schneider
  • Harold “Hal” Shevers
  • Dianna Stanger
  • Lessing S. Stern
  • James R. Thompson
  • Marilyn E. Thompson
  • Steuart L. Walton
  • Mitchell L. Young