Joel Shreenan

Joel is the volunteer Program Manager for Unmanned Aircraft at Hq, Civil Air Patrol (CAP). He is a talented sUAS instructor at CAP’s National Emergency Services Academy conducted each year at Camp Atterbury, IN. Joel has led several teams of CAP sUAS pilots on missions to Puerto Rico to support FEMA with imagery after hurricanes … Read more

Todd Osborne

Todd has been with Oak Island Water Rescue since 2018. He earned his Private Pilots license (ASEL) in 1988, instrument rating in 2006, and Part 107 Commercial UAS license in 2019. Along with his drone flying responsibilities Todd has access to several Cessna 172s and assists with drone operations or single-engine flights in others aircraft.

Chris Godwin

Chris Godwin is a Remote Sensing Technician at WithersRavenel in Cary, NC. He graduated from UNC Charlotte in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography with a focus in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems. In his professional career in the Remote Sensing field, he has focused on quality data collection with Unmanned Aircraft Systems … Read more

Cory Foy

Cory has been involved with Fire/Rescue since 1996, including serving as an Assistant Chief for a large volunteer department in Florida. He is currently serving as a Technical Rescue Captain for the South Orange Rescue Squad. He is a Certified NREMT/WEMT (finishing Paramedic in December of 2021), Firefighter, Wildland Firefighter Instructor, Swiftwater Technician, Land Search … Read more

Allison Richmond

Allison Richmond is the Public Information Officer for Haywood County Emergency Services, and a public safety drone pilot in Haywood and adjoining counties.  She has been an active member of Haywood Seach and Rescue since 2017 as a volunteer searcher and drone pilot. She is also an active member of Haywood County‚Äôs Incident Management Team. … Read more

Robert Zarracina

Robert helps companies determine if using drones will improve their business operations by utilizing his tested APL (Applicability, Profitability, Liability) program to ensure that all decision aspects are covered. His goal is to eliminate the misinformation, market hype, and costly mistakes that can result from being led down the wrong path. He is President of … Read more

Thomas Eggar

Thomas is a critical asset to the group. He is currently an Air Traffic Controller based in North Carolina and is the UAS and legislative representative for the National Air Traffic Controllers Association. He is an experienced airplane pilot and holds ATP, CFI, CFII ratings. In his aviation career, he was an airline pilot based … Read more

Tim Strickland

Tim is an experienced public safety UAS pilot. He is a certified law enforcement officer with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department and the Halifax County Sheriffs Office. In additiona to his dutues with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department he also assists surrounding agencies. Tim is a certificated FAA Part 107 pilot since 2017. He is … Read more

Tom Jones

Lieutenant Commander Tom “Vegas” Jones is not only an experienced Navy pilot but also holds ratings for multi-engine airplanes is a commercial certificated pilot and CFI. Tom served with squadrons both on land at at sea and was a check pilot and instrument check pilot along with his many other military positions. He is also … Read more

Hunter Warren

Hunter started as a firefighter while in college at ECU in Pitt County in 2011 and added an EMT certificate in 2012. He achieved his Intermediate certificate in 2014 and continued to volunteer as an Intermediate EMT and firefighter until graduating from ECU in December of 2014. In 2015 Hunter started with Iredell County based … Read more