William S. Swelbar has been a member of our Board of Directors since November 2005. Currently, Swelbar is a research engineer with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Air Transportation as well as executive vice president of InterVISTAS Consulting LLC.

Swelbar has enjoyed a 30-year consulting career specializing in distressed labor negotiations and regulatory issues governing air transport. Swelbar received a bachelor's of science degree from Eastern Michigan University (1982) and has a master's of business administration degree from The George Washington University (1988). Swelbar is the AFA’s designee to the Board of Directors.