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School of Aviation
Student Organizations

Alpha Eta Rho

Alpha Eta Rho (AHP) is a professional collegiate aviation fraternity founded in 1929 to bring together students that have a common interest in the field of aviation. Membership in Alpha Eta Rho is open to all students who have a strong interest in, or who are currently seeking careers in, any field within the aviation and aerospace industries.

  • Student President: Frank Ellingwood
  • Student Vice President: Nate Jeffson
  • Advisor: David Tidwell

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

AAAE Auburn is an accredited chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives, focused on providing students with the opportunity to learn more about the airport industry.

  • Student President: Wyatt Breedlove
  • Student Vice President: Ryan Koerper
  • Advisor: Kim Wade

Aviation Management & Business Organization

The Aviation Management & Business Organization (AMBO) is a professional development student organization through networking, peer mentorship, and career exploration in all aspects of aviation business. Membership in AMBO is open to all students who have a strong interest in aviation management or the business side of the aviation industry regardless of major.

  • Student President: Kevin Kullick
  • Student Vice President: Julia Hummel
  • Advisor: Elton Fowler

Eta Mu Sigma

The Eta Mu Sigma National Honor Society, founded at Auburn University in the 1970s, recognizes and honors outstanding majors and minors in the aviation curriculum. The primary functions of the society are to stimulate and encourage professional development through high academic performance, develop spiritual and intellectual leadership skills among society members, and provide a medium of communication between individuals in the industry and members of the society. The mission of the society is to promote service in the community.

  • Student President: Molly Sims
  • Student Vice President: Mattie Pritchett
  • Advisor: Kurt Reesman

Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots, Aviatrixes Chapter

The Aviatrixes College Wing of The Alabama 99s Chapter of The Ninety-Nines is a group of aviators enrolled in the School of Aviation at Auburn University who promote women in the aviation industry through educational programs. We are under the corporation of THE NINETY-NINES, INC.®.

  • Student President: Page Zuccaro
  • Student Vice President: Sophia Cannon
  • Advisor: Becky Baughman

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976. The mission includes providing support, community and professional development for students on their collective journeys toward becoming aviation professionals. OBAP prepares young adults to realize a successful future and highlights the exciting potential available in aviation. OBAP offers exposure, training, mentoring and scholarships to assist in increasing the number of underrepresented minority professionals.

  • Student President: Christian Harvey
  • Student Vice President: Tyler Sims
  • Advisor: Willie Billingslea

Professional Pilots of Tomorrow

The Auburn chapter of Professional Pilots of Tomorrow connects members of the industry with Auburn Aviation students to foster relationships and act as an outlet for guidance, mentorship and camaraderie. 

  • Student President: Kate Halsell
  • Student Vice President: Conner Johnson
  • Advisor: Bart Nelson

Striped Wings Student Ambassadors

The Striped Wings Ambassadors promote the aviation program’s opportunities, recruit prospective students, and assist with communication between students, faculty and alumni. They assist in tours, career fairs, outreach programs, conferences, air shows, fly-ins and other events promoting Auburn Aviation.

  • Student Director: Zach Lewis
  • Student Assistant Director: Ella Szucs
  • Advisor: Earle Thompson
  • Co-advisor: Daphne Walker

War Eagle Flying Team

The War Eagle Flying Team is a nationally ranked competition flight squad that promotes aircraft ground knowledge, aircraft safety and precision pilot skills.

  • Student President: Christopher Hopkins
  • Student Vice President: Riley Colliau
  • Advisor: Wayne Ceynowa

Women in Aviation, War Eagle Chapter

Women in Aviation International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women (and men) who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries.

  • Student President: Chloe Millsaps
  • Student Vice President: Julia Hummel
  • Advisor: James Birdsong