Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue
MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) has named Lisa Hilbert Maroney of Madison, Wis., Executive Director, replacing Bob O’Brien who retired after serving the organization since 2012. Maroney is a 1980 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration.
Maroney began her career as a legislative aide at the Wisconsin State Capitol (1985-86), where she researched and developed legislation, formulated political strategies, and wrote testimony, press releases and newsletters. She was also a field consultant with the Wisconsin State Medical Society (1985-86), meeting and educating physicians on state legislative issues and encouraging their participation in the process. Maroney has served as a legislative consultant with Hilbert & Associates (1986 – 2001), governmental relations specialist with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (2002), and director of state relations with UW Health (2002- 2014.)
The 65th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference will be held May 2-4, 2021 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Brian Grefe, Director at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wisconsin, is President of WAMA (wiama.org). The Wisconsin Aviation Conference is cosponsored by the Wisconsin Airport Management Association, Wisconsin Airport Engineers & Consultants, Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association, and Wisconsin Business Aviation Association.