Alexandria, VA, July 18, 2012 - The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce the selection of Jeff Baum, president and CEO of Wisconsin Aviation as the new vice-chairman of the ACSF. He succeeds Bill Haberstock, president of Keystone Aviation, whose term expired June 30, 2012.
Mr. Baum is a founding member of the ACSF, and has served on the ACSF Executive Committee and Board of Governors since the foundation's inception.
"Jeff has been an invaluable member of the ACSF Executive Committee, and I'm delighted to have him as the new vice chairman," said ACSF President Bryan Burns. "With his knowledge and experience as President and CEO of Wisconsin Aviation and a leader in the aviation industry, he will help support and sustain the foundation's ongoing and future activities."
Mr. Baum has more than 16, 000 flight hours, holds both airline transport pilot and flight instructor certificates, and is an FAA-designated check airman.
Mr. Baum currently serves on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA), Wisconsin Business Aircraft Association, and the Transportation Development Association. He previously served on the board of the National Air Transportation Association, the National Learn to Fly Promotional Team, Inc., and the Governors Airport Financing Committee. Mr. Baum was twice named "Business Person of the Year" by the WATA and "Aviation Person of the Year" by the Wisconsin Airport Managers Association.