About Us


The Committees

VASBA is the voice of all aspects of the aerospace industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Representing more than 25 companies, nonprofits, and individuals representing many facets of the market segment, VASBA is the state's advocate for the aerospace industry before federal, state and local policy-makers.

Our Committees

Strategic Committees:

Advocacy & Economic Development
  • Mike Yazkowski - Chair
Workforce Development
  • Rob Calloway - Chair
  • Lisa Zahralddin

Operations & Administrative Committees:

Program Committee
  • Melissa Proffitt - Chair
  • Melissa Proffitt
  • Rob Calloway
Gala Committee
  • Melissa Proffitt - Chair
  • Rob Fleishauer
  • Jack Schlank
  • Robert Fleishauer
  • Mike Yazkowski
  • Laura Blumberg
Marketing and Membership Committee
  • Jim Closs - Chair
  • Milt Holt
  • Duncan McIver
  • Hunter Old
  • Tracy Tynan
  • Bo Walkley
Educational Outreach Committee
  • Jack Schlank - Chair
  • Amber Agee-DeHart
  • Min Kim
  • Shelley Spears