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“It feels far better than wonderful. It feels like winning the lottery, having a birthday, waking up on Christmas morning with snow on the ground, and getting to go home early from work for no reason all in one moment. Yes, beyond wonderful.”

Paula Johnson on earning her
Private Pilot Certificate
on March 8, 2007.



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A Bit About Our Chapter

Our Meetings ~
We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM. Conference Calls might be used also during other months and meetings forecasting inclement weather. You will be notified what day and time to call if different than this posting. Dial 1-605-475-3235 pin number 269856#. Other than these dates, meetings are alternately in the EAA hangar at the Watsonville Airport and the Salinas Airport, 342 Airport Blvd., Salinas. Directions to Watsonville Airport: Coming From CA-1 North take the Airport Blvd/Freedom Exit. Merge onto Larkin Valley Road., Turn left onto Airport Blvd. Turn left onto Aviation Way. Coming from CA-1 South take Airport Blvd/ Freedom. Turn left onto Ranport Rd., Turn left onto Airport Blvd. Turn left onto Aviation Way. Directions to Salinas Airport: Coming From CA-1 North Take Highway 1 through Castroville & connect to 183 to Hwy 101 South. Exit Airport Blvd (326A). Turn left onto Airport Blvd. Coming from CA-1 South Use Highway 101, take Airport Blvd 326A. We generally have a guest speaker, a business meeting, some hangar flying and refreshments (not necessarily in that order).

To view the latest agenda, click here.

To view our Bylaws, click here. 

Our Newsletter ~
Each month, our Newsletter Editor Jeanne Sabankaya puts together our newsletter, Logbook. It is full of upcoming activities, flying adventures, hangar flying, pictures and contact information. It is sent to all our members and student pilots. If you are interested in receiving a copy, please contact Jeanne with your request. Also, if you have something to include in an issue, send it to Jeanne as well.
To view the Logbook, click here.
Flying Activities ~
Each month, weather permitting, we have a fly-out to another airport for our flying pleasure. We often invite other chapters to join in the fun and love to take our friends (flying and non-flying) with us. Check our calendar to find out our next destination and contact Mona Kendrick (our flying Activities Chairman) with flying ideas.

Chapter Officers & Committee Chairwomen ~

Chairman Joanne Nissen
Vice-Chairman Mona Kendrick
Secretary Kay Harmon
Treasurer Alice Talnack
Past Chairman Claudia Contreras
Logbook Editor Jeanne Sabankaya
Aerospace Education Alice Talnack
Airmarking Michaele Serasio
Annual Proficiency Training Marjorie Bachman
Aviation Activities Mona Kendrick
Historian and Scrapbook Carolyn Dugger
Hospitality Joanne Nissen
Librarian Laura Barnett
Membership & Future Women Pilots Kay Harmon
Public Relations Carolyn Dugger
Scholarship Alice Talnack, Joanne Nissen, Paula Gail Johnson, & Carolgene Dierolf
Website Gabrielle Adelman

Yearly Calendar of Events ~

International Conference - Location TBA
Officer Installation -Biannual
Installation - Forest of Friendship - TBD

Chapter Anniversary - August 14, 1965


WVI Open House - Dime-A-Pound Scholarship Fundraiser
Southwest Section Fall Meeting - Location - TBA


Holiday Meeting - Toys for Children Drive
Share Your Holidays

Deadline for Scholarship Applications

Southwest Section Business Meeting - Location - TBA


MB99s Nominating Committee - Bi-Annual

MB99s Ballots distributed for new officers - Bi-Annual

Southwest Spring Section Meeting - Location -TBA
MB99s Scholarship Award & Luncheon
Scholarship Fundraiser - Human Race, Santa Cruz

Chapter Reports Due to International
MB99s - History & Scrapbook Remembrance

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