Board Members


Steve Rushford

Steve Rushford

Director
Rebecca Reeder

Rebecca Reeder

Director

Rebecca Reeder is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Do Good Bus — a transportable community service venture based in Los Angeles, CA. Her background is in event planning and community based projects and the aviation world is relatively new to Rebecca as she moved to Mojave in 2014.  She’s worked all over the world including the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Hong Kong, and Toronto. Her goals in business and in life are to create community, take action and remind people to have fun.

Ursula Finkbeiner

Ursula Finkbeiner

Director
Bill Deaver

Bill Deaver

Vice President— Founding Director

Vice President & MTM Founding Member – Bill Deaver is a partner in Deaver-Wiggins & Associates, a Public and Government Affairs Consulting firm; is former editor and publisher of the Mojave Desert News and a long-time Mojave resident.  

A charter member of the Kern-Antelope Historical Society, he writes a weekly column for the Antelope Valley Press, and has championed many civic improvements in the town of Mojave and serves on the Board of Directors of the Mojave Chamber of Commerce.

He served in the administrations of two U.S. presidents and on the staffs of two Members of Congress and a state legislator, as administrator of the region’s court system, Mojave Constable, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Mojave Air & Spaceport, Mojave Community Medical Center, Kern Economic Development Corp., East Kern Economic Alliance, and the Edwards Community Alliance/East Kern Educational Resource Network.

Cathy Hansen

Cathy Hansen

President — Founding Director

A long time aviatrix and community leader, Cathy Hansen is a past president and served as a Director of the East Kern Airport District Board of Directors for seventeen years.

Cathy is a past president of the Mojave Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Bakersfield Council Navy League and currently serves as a Navy League National Director. Together with her husband, Al Hansen, the pair maintains a small fleet of vintage aircraft at the Mojave Air & Spaceport, some of which have been used in movies and television shows.