Women in Corporate Aviation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is a group of aviation professionals, including flight department personnel, FBO managers, writers, students, training center professional and many others who work together to promote opportunities for women in aviation. From our first meeting at the Women in Aviation Conference 1993 to our growing organization today, we have networked and promoted career opportunities in business aviation. We are mentors and role models to the next generation of aviation professionals.


Andrea Garcia, President


Andrea Garcia is a Commercial Pilot with an Instrument Rating in airplanes and over 20 years of experience in developing scholarships for women. She’s a graduate of California State University, Long Beach with a BM in Opera Performance. Andrea is very excited to be joining the WCA team while challenging her self by working on obtaining her Helicopter Add-on Rating.

Jaclyn R. Gilbert
– Co Vice President


Jaclyn Gilbert is a licensed Aircraft Dispatcher and private pilot who has over 19 years of experience in corporate aircraft operations and aviation training. She graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Studies and minors in Aviation Safety, Space Studies and Mathematics. In 2015, Jaclyn earned the CAM (Certified Aviation Manager) designation through NBAA. She is currently the Training Program Manager for Trip Support Services at Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. in Houston, Texas.

Jackie Charles-Spears
– Co Vice President


Jackie was born and educated in London, England. She moved to the Seattle area a long time ago. She has over 30 years of travel experience, and has spent the last 16 years in Corporate Aviation. She worked for Costco Wholesale as a Flight Coordinator and gained extensive international planning experience. She is currently the Flight Scheduler and Safety Officer for Nordstrom Inc. based at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

Stacy Everitt, Secretary


Private aircraft owner and operator.  Stacy Everitt is our Secretary and Newsletter Editor. Stacy has over 21 years of experience in Information Technology with over 8 years as a technical trainer. Having enjoyed her career as an IT professional, today she is incorporating her technical skills and following her true passion: flying.

Jennifer Nelson, Treasurer


Jennifer was born in South Korea and grew up in a Korean/American military home giving her the opportunity to live in many places. She graduated from the University of Louisville with an accounting degree and has been in the corporate accounting sector for five years. She found her true passion when she started flight training for her private pilot’s license.

Board of Directors

Elizabeth A. Clark
Executive Director &
Headquarter Operations

Tim Kirkwood

Karin Muller
International Director

Lisa Lewis
Corporate Development

Lisa Musante
Corporate Development

Paula Kraft
Corporate Development


Cassandra Shelby
Conventions & Events

Other Members

Dawn Rogers
General Council

Tracie Carwile
Membership Coordinator

Kim Miller
Volunteer Coordinator

Sharon Rose Arroyo-Gulino
International Liaison

Rachel Borsa
Mentoring Program Coordinator

Corinne McCune
Scholarship Coordinator

Kim Kissh
Media Relations

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