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Officers


 Michael Dworkin, President  

Michael is currently President of the NCBAA.

Mr. D
workin is the principal and owner of Michael L. Dworkin and Associates, a San Francisco, California law firm specializing in aviation matters providing clients with a wide range of legal services on a nationwide and worldwide basis.

Michael L. Dworkin is admitted to the District of Columbia and California Bars and has been practicing law for 42 years.   

Prior to establishing his firm, Mr. Dworkin was staff counsel to the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles and for United Airlines in San Francisco. He received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Honors in Government from Clark University, Worcester, MA and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) with Honors from The George Washington University’s National Law Center in Washington, D.C.   
 
From February 2000 through May 2002, Mr. Dworkin served as President of the Washington, D.C. based National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association (now the International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association).

From February 2008 through February 2014, he served as Executive Vice President of that Association. 

Mr. Dworkin is also a member of the American Bar Association, Bar Association of San Francisco, Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National Business Aviation Association, and Commonwealth Club of California, and a charter benefactor of the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, California.

Michael has been a long time member and supporter of NCBAA



Bill Grava
Executive Director

Bill is currently the Executive Director of the NCBAA. He has held management positions in Business Aviation as the Chief Pilot for a fleet of EMB145 aircraft conducting Fortune 500 corporate flight department operations in the western US as well as a being a Challenger 300 pilot with XOJet.  

Additionally, Bill is an ATC Consultant and Flight Simulator evaluator for flight
                          simulator manufacturer Precision Flight Controls based in
                          Rancho Cordova, CA.

Bill is type rated in the EMB145 and CL300 aircraft

Bill came to business aviation after a twenty-six year career with the FAA. He held various positions in Air Traffic Control (ATC) operations, staff support and FAA management positions within the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA). Terminal Radar Controller and Control Tower Operator certificate holder and Quality Control Air Traffic Specialist.  He has also served as an FAA Aviation Safety Counselor and Air Carrier ATC briefer.

Bill has been a member and strong supporter of NCBAA since 2011, and previously held the position of Assistant Administrator.

Craig Bowers
                        Vice President


Craig Bowers is the Managing Director of JetForward Aviation, an executive aviation acquisition, sales and consulting firm located In San Jose, CA. They focus on helping clients navigate the increasingly complex private aviation marketplace in areas such as optimizing travel inve
stment by best-fit analysis, market research and contract negotiation across the ownership spectrum.
Craig holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science Degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee. Prior to founding JetForward Aviation, he served as the Western Regional Sales Director for XOJet Aviation. Most recently, Craig was the VP of Sales & Customer Service for ICON Aircraft, a light sport aircraft manufacturer in Vacaville, CA. A former Marine aviator, military test pilot and commercial airline pilot, Craig holds an Airline Transport Pilot rating with over 3300 hours in 35 different aircraft. He has over 300 aircraft carrier landings and operational experience in worldwide Part 91, 121 and 135 flight operations.

Craig holds patents in flight deck display systems and is a recipient of the Aviation Week & Space Technology Laurels Award for his work in the advancement of ADS-B flight technology.

Craig is an active general aviation pilot and outdoor enthusiast. 

                  
Erik Singh
Board Member
Mentoring Committee Co Chair

Erik is a Senior Flight Technician for Chevron’s Corporate Aviation Services.   Erik has previously been the Safety Advisor for Aviation Services at Chevron, and was the Ground Safety Officer for Northrop Grumman Aviation Division.  In 2012, Erik completed his program certificate in Aviation Safety and Security from USC Viterbi School of Engineering, the gold standard of aviation safety management.  Erik has been responsible for the development and implementation of standards, procedure and regulatory requirements within multiple business aviation departments. He is a root cause analysis facilitator, with a highlighted focus to anticipate, identify and mitigate risks within a highly complex organization.  Additionally, Erik is a Master Technician on Gulfstream G-IV and G550 aircraft.  Erik has been a keynote speaker for the NCBAA, and is an advocate for aviation community involvement
Bob Trevelyan
                     Safety Chair


Mr. Trevelyan has over  20 years aviation experience to include 7 years as a Safety Management System (SMS) consultant. He actively participates in safety related development working with the FAA SMS Focus Group, IS-BAO, ACSF, and other regulatory and aviation organizations.

As an Aviation Safety advocate (SMS) he has been working with airlines, corporate and private aviation, cargo operators, FBO’s, Manufacturers, and MRO’s implementing Aviation Safety, Risk, Quality Conformance, Compliance and Audit management solutions.  He has extensive experience in documentation compliance, gap analysis to regulations and process/procedure audit and corrective action. Actively supports technology components to support voluntary and safety management programs such as LOSA, ASAP, and FOQA, etc.

He has consulted extensively in the global airline industry in maintenance & engineering, marketing, operations, airport operations, sales, frequent flyer and loyalty, pricing and advanced yield management strategies and approaches. Representative Travel & Transportation companies where he has been involved include the world’s largest airlines, package delivery companies, railroads and Global Distribution Systems.

Positions held
President Sextant Readings Solutions Inc.
Vice President, Sales and Marketing, ATP Compliance and Safety Solutions  
Vice President, Professional Services, Teradata Canada
Managing Director, Trevelyan Group LLC  
  
 Leigh White

  Board Member


Martha Folliott
Secretary 


 
 
 
 
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