AMA District III - Ohio, Pennsylvania & West Virginia
John and Lisa Zoldak have been flying together since they
met over 16 years ago. Lisa spent much of her childhood
at the Corsair Model Aircraft Club field with her Dad,
Dave Wenman. She was Junior Modeler of the Year and even
won a trophy in a mall show!
About five years ago, they became members of the Alliance Balsa Bees. Soon after Lisa was elected Secretary and started the
Balsa Bees website. The next year, John was elected
Vice-President and became a Contest Director. Now they
are both Leader Members of the AMA, belong to numerous
clubs where they have held office, and build and run club
websites. As Associate Vice Presidents of District III, they will
continue to promote model aviation with great enthusiasm & pride.
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENTS, RAVENNA, OHIO
Tony Husak has been in model aviation for the last 45 years.
His first adventure was plastic cars and airplanes, then he moved
on to control line. In 1981 he joined the AMA & the Mentor Area
Radio Control Society (MARCS Club) and started flying RC. He has
flown all sizes of models including Giant Scale & pylon racing.
Tony volunteered to work at their Mall Show, and was later
a member of the Cleveland Aero Modeling Society (CAS). He eventually became the CD and President of CAS. For over
30 years of membership he has been President, Vice President, Treasurer, and a Member-at-Large. He has been responsible for
fun flies, been in Giant Scale IMAA-AMA Events, and was co-chair
of the Cleveland National Air Show. Tony has flown USRA
Giant Scale Racing for the past 12 years in Ohio, Texas and
California. Tony also promotes indoor electric flying through
the HEF (Holiday Electric Fly).
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, HARTSGROVE, OHIO
Dan Luchaco is from Sayre, PA. He was first exposed to RC when his dad George began flying single channel planes back in 1955, Dan was only 5 years old. Dan and his older brother were always involved in all aspects of he hobby and got into RC using hand me down equipment. Dan built a Digitrio Radio in his junior year in high school and RC became his #1 hobby from then on. The Sayre's Valley RC Model Club was formed in 1965 and Dan has been active in the club ever since. He has been a club officer many times in most positions. He became a CD in 1975 and an AVP during Bob brown's tenure as District III VP. Dan has had 447 continuous months of flying RC (37.25 YEARS). Da has attended the Rhinebeck Air Show many times and also the AMA NATS. He flies sport planes, scale, IMAA size, Ducted fan jets, Gliders, Aerotowing, Helis, Quickie 500 Pylon Racing and many other aspects of our RC hobby. He attended the Doylestown PA Internationals in 1971, and events in Las Vegas, White Plains and the Toledo Trade Show. Dan has also taught many a new flyer to fly U-Control and RC over the years. Other interests for Dan include hunting, fitness, motorcycling and biking. He is soon to retire after 44 years in the railcar repair industry, which will allow more time for RC.
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, SAYRE, PA