Our Judge Panel

Whirly-Girls scholarships are evaluated either by the scholarship sponsors, or by our independent panel of judges. The judges rank applicants in order of qualification. We thank the individuals below for volunteering to act as independent judges for the Whirly-Girls. 

Marc Stanley

Customer Support Manager at Airbus

Marc Stanley served in the US Army for 26 years -- 9 as a technician, and 17 as a Blackhawk pilot and senior instructor.

After the service, Marc flew AW139’s in the Northeast US for an insurance company and served in several positions on the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Board of Directors.

Currently Marc is a Customer Support Manager for Airbus. Marc and longtime Whirly-Girl Stacy Sheard co-created the Mil2Civ Transition Workshop featured annually at HAI Heli-EXPO. Marc teaches Mil2Civ at the annual HeliSuccess event in Las Vegas as well.

Marc holds a Bachelor of Arts in history. He is a FAA licensed dual rated pilot with experience flying Bell 206, 407, Agusta 139, Airbus 145, UH-60 Blackhawk A/L/M, King Air, and De Havilland -7.

Jean-Michel Dumont

Check Pilot for Skyco Flight Services

Jean-Michel Dumont started flying in 2005 and flew all across Canada for different utility operators. He occupied management roles as Chief Pilot and Operations Manager for Canadian companies deployed from Greenland and the High Arctic to South America and Australia. He later served as Director of Flight Operations -- Helicopters for HEMS, flying IFR and NVG.

Currently, Jean-Michel wants to support operators, organizations, and individuals in developing markets, talents, and opportunities. Through Skyco Solutions, he’s active as a TCCA-approved Check Pilot, training pilot, consultant, and also offers software solutions for small and medium operators.

Jean-Michel holds TCCA and FAA licences, IFR and NVG ratings, and has accumulated over 8000 hours of flight time in a wide array of aircraft (HU50/HU52, Bell 206 series, Bell 205, EC130/H125, EC120, EC145, BK-117, AS332, S-61, UH60).

Ammy Jorgenson

President/CEO Timberline Helicopters

Ammy Jorgenson co-founded Timberline Helicopters in 2004. As President/CEO, she is responsible for the company's overall functions as well as branding, including web, social media, apparel, and other marketing items. In 2016, she supervised a complete rebranding of the company’s media profile. She has an eye for style and has built a well-known apparel catalog in the industry.

In 2020, she took on the role as CAO, overseeing a department that supports HR, IT, Security, and Special Projects, for over two years. She continues to work with the leadership team to bring Timberline to new heights.

In addition to her work at Timberline, she is a full-time mom raising two busy and growing kids.

Brittany Davies

Northeast Regional Director for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

With 23 years of business aviation experience, Brittany is the Northeast Regional Director for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). The NBAA represents the diverse interests of companies using general aviation aircraft for business purposes, helping business aviation to thrive in the U.S. and around the world. Her career has spanned the scope of aviation including fixed base operations, charter scheduling/sales, hangar development, flying as an aerial photography pilot, and running her own consulting firm.

Her commitment to the business aviation community is marked by her involvement in grass-roots organizations throughout the years. She currently serves on the board of the Westchester Aviation Association and the Delaware Valley Business Aviation Association. She is also a member of the Northeast Chapter AAAE Government Affairs Committee and International Aviation Women’s Association Scholarship Committee. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Aviation Technology from Metropolitan State University of Denver and is a multi-instrument, commercial rated pilot.

Ron Stewart

Director of Helicopter Operations for Wilson Construction Company