The SFBAA will be hosting its first event of 2021: a "Target Breakfast" for Women in Aviation on Tuesday, May 25, in Fort Lauderdale. The breakfast will be taking place at the Jet Runway Cafe at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Space is limited to 80 people, so we ask that all attendees register in advance.
We are proud to present Shelly Lesikar deZevallos, Ed.D., president of West Houston Airport, a privately-owned public use airport and family business and a partner with Independent Mortgage in Houston, Texas. She grew up sweeping hangars and is a licensed and active pilot with over 4,500 hours of flight time. She has previously worked for an aircraft manufacturer and aviation advocacy organization.
deZevallos is on the Board of Directors at the National Business Aviation Association, on the Board of Advisors for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation, and recently appointed to the US Department of Transportation Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee. She serves Texas on the TxDot Aviation Advisory Committee. She is also part of the Texas Southern University Aviation Advisory program, where she promotes the HBCU’s aviation program. She is actively involved in numerous charitable efforts including the Girl Scouts of America.