Marilyn Gauthier, C.M. received her Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management with a minor in Japanese at The Ohio State University. While going to school at OSU, Marilyn worked at The Ohio State University Airport, Don Scott Field (KOSU). After graduating, Marilyn joined D.M. Airport Developers at the Morristown Municipal Airport (KMMU) in Morristown, New Jersey as an Operations Coordinator. Looking for additional experience in the industry, Marilyn Gauthier joined Tampa International Airport (KTPA) as an Airport Operations Specialist and within two years was promoted to the General Aviation Manager – Operations and Maintenance for the General Aviation Department responsible for Peter O. Knight, Plant City and Tampa Executive Airports including the General Aviation at Tampa International Airport.
Marilyn recently became a Certified Member with the American Association of Airport Executives and it is clear that airports are her passion.
David G. Carlson
David started his aviation career as an aviation photographer. This led to a career with photography and aviation over the last 39 years. Heis an ATP rated pilot with certified flight instructor ratings. He has servedin various roles with a major camera manufacturer. David has taught photography around the world and with many US government agencies and defense services. In his aviation career he has flown as a corporate pilot, flight instructor, aerial mapping pilot, formation pilot, all in part 91 and part 135 operations.
Currently, David is serving as a volunteer with Tampa Bay Aviation Association, the FAA FAASTeam Safety Team Representative, Boy Scout VP of Marketing for the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council as well as numerous other volunteer roles.