West Star Aviation has announced that Mike Sichmeller, Avionics Technical Sales Manager, of East Alton, IL (ALN) has been nominated by a committee of industry peers for the AEA Member of the Year Award.
AEA has selected five nominees this year, and the winner will be announced at their annual convention in April.
The annual award has been granted every year since 1964. The nominees for the AEA Member of the Year are individuals from a regular member company, approved maintenance organization, who are being recognized for their service and participation in the general aviation industry and in the association.
Mike has over 40 years of aviation experience with a career that started in the USAF as an avionics tech and has continued into corporate and civil aviation with various positions including, avionics technician, systems engineer, project manager, production manager, service center planner/contract manager, sales engineer and sales manager.
Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics and a Master of Science in Aeronautical Science degree from Embry Riddle He has been with West Star for 2.5 years as an Avionics Technical Sales Manager at the ALN location.
“I am truly honored to be nominated by the AEA committee and look forward to the announcement at the annual conference and wish the best to the other nominees,” said Mike Sichmeller, Avionics Technical Manager (ALN).