2012 Thomas E. Hendershot Lifetime Achievement Award winner: Douglas Lynn.
The recipient of the AMTSociety Thomas E. Hendershot Lifetime Achievement Award is Douglas R. Lynn from Euclid, OH.
Lynn is employed as the director of maintenance for PACE-Cleveland Steel Container, which operates a Hawker 800 located at the Cuyahoga County Airport in Richmond Heights, OH.
He is a 1963 graduate of Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology and has been nominated to receive the Charles E. Taylor Master Mechanic Award from the Cleveland FSDO.
The number of nominations and the comments speak volumes as to the involvement and passion that Lynn displays every day.
Lynn has served as the president, vice president, and secretary of Northern Ohio Aviation Maintenance Association (NOAMA), and also served a two-year term as vice president and two-year term as the secretary for PAMA. As part of the award he receives a lifetime memberbership to AMTSociety.
The plaque reads: “For outstanding personal efforts in improving knowledge of aircraft technicians and inspiring others to enhance aviation safety through self-education. And for your leadership and exemplary dedication to aircraft maintenance, safety, training, your professional attitude, and adherence to the Mechanic’s Creed. With Sincere Appreciation, the Board of Directors, March 9, 2012.”