Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Susan Zellers, P.E., AAE, ENV SP, a senior project manager at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Indianapolis office, has been named Aviation Indiana’s Person of the Year. Zellers, who is the president of Aviation Indiana, was announced as the recipient October 15 during the organization’s virtual annual conference. The award recognizes individuals who have exhibited professional excellence and outstanding support of Aviation Indiana’s efforts to advance aviation in the state. It is Aviation Indiana’s top honor. Zellers, who joined Hanson in 2015, provides leadership and technical support to the aviation planning staff for projects, including airport-related research and studies for the Airport Cooperative Research Program, site selection, master planning and noise exposure mapping. Zellers received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Purdue University. She is a licensed, professional engineer in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky; an accredited airport executive; an Envision Sustainability Professional; and an instrument-rated private pilot. She is a member of the American Association of Airport Executives, American Society of Civil Engineers and the Illinois Public Airports Association.
Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services, located in Indianapolis.