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.
Customer Support Manager at Airbus
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.
Check Pilot for Skyco Flight Services
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).
President/CEO Timberline Helicopters
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.
Northeast Regional Director for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
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.
Director of Helicopter Operations for Wilson Construction Company