About Us

Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow has become one of the largest and highly respected shows in the nation. As part of its community relations, the non-profit organization awards scholarships to deserving students from the region with an interest in aviation, aerospace, aeronautics and STEM-related fields. The California Capital Airshow strives to honor our past while inspiring our future leaders to do great things.

Board of Directors:

CHAIRMAN: Ted Gaebler, Member at Large

VICE CHAIR: Lisa Stanton, Sacramento County of Department of Airports

SECRETARY: Robert Martinelli, Colonel, USAF (ret)

TREASURER: Justin Williams, Mann, Urrutia, Nelson CPAs

Shelly Blanchard, Cordova Community Council

Matthew Ceccato, Congressman Ami Bera’s Office

Constance Crawford, Capital Public Radio

Brandon Darnell, Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau

Grant Deary, Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc.

Johnnise Foster-Downs, Republic Services

Robert Leonard, Sacramento County

Preston Marx III, Cunningham Legal

Terrence McNamara, A. Teichert & Son, Inc.

Mike Miller, Aerojet Rocketdyne

Timothy Murphy, Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange

Glen Rickelton, Sacramento County of Department of Airports

Marc Sapoznik, Rancho Cordova Travel & Tourism

Louis Stewart, Governors’ Office of Economic Development

Peter Tateishi, Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce

Will Middleton, Board Member Emeritus