THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES PHIL BOYER AS A MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL The President today announced his intent to nominate Phil Boyer as
a member of the Federal Aviation Management Advisory Council.
Mr. Phil Boyer of Frederick, Maryland, has served as President of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) since 1991. This association represents more than 340,000 pilots and aircraft owners nationwide, a number that constitutes 50% of all the active pilots in the United States. Prior to joining AOPA, Mr. Boyer served as Senior Vice President for Development for Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Boyer received a B.A. degree from Sacramento State University.
With the enactment of the Federal Aviation Reauthorization Act of 1996, Congress established the Federal Aviation Management Advisory Council (Council). The Council shall provide advice and counsel to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on issues that affect or are affected by operations of the Administrator of the FAA and shall function as an oversight resource for management, policy, spending, and regulatory matters under the jurisdiction of the FAA.