NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award
Established in 2015, the NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award recognizes individual aviation professionals (pilots, maintenance technicians, flight attendants, dispatchers or other aviation professionals) who have demonstrated their outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety in the business aviation industry.
Call for Nominations
NBAA annually accepts nominations for the Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award. After the submission deadline, an NBAA member panel comprised of members of the NBAA Safety Committee will review all nominations and recommend appropriate nominees to the NBAA Board of Directors. When nominees are confirmed, they will be notified, awarded locally and officially recognized at NBAA's annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE).
Nominees will have demonstrated a continuous history of extraordinary participation in, or support of, professionalism in business aviation. They will have exhibited leadership qualities, outstanding achievements and significant contributions in the following categories of professionalism*: