GEBA is managed by a Board of Directors. Elections for the Board are held in November. Functional Areas (Committees) are managed by individual Chairpersons, reporting to a Board Liaison. General Membership Meetings are held three times per year, at various locations so as to spread travel time for the Membership. Prospective Members are encouraged and welcome to attend the General Membership Meetings to learn about the activities of GEBA and ballooning.

Tony Saxton
Emelia Bernava
Mary Jo Wolfenden
RJ Letrent
Gene Burnstein
Ken Leota
Barbara Magnano



Term Dates – November of Year
Gene Burnstein 2016
Ken Leota 2016
Tony Saxton 2016
Emelia Bernava 2017
Mary Jo Wolfenden 2017
RJ Letrent 2018
Barbara Magnano 2018



Committee Chair Person Board Liason
Competition Bob Mueller Ken Leota
Crew Achievement Jim Doerer Barbara Magnano
Education Ryan Coy Emelia Bernava
Festival Relations Ken Loesser RJ Letrent
Good & Welfare Joyce Oross Emelia Bernava
Landowner Relations Joe Doerer Ken Leota
Membership Joe DeLucia Mary Jo Wolfenden
Newsletter Jennifer Goldbloom Gene Burnstein
Photo Contest Kenny Adamsbaum Barbara Magnano
Products Emelia Bernava Emelia Bernava
Safety Seminar Tony Saxton – Chair
Dawn Chase – Co-Chair
Gene Burnstein
Social Janet Leota – Chair
Sherrie Mazzocchi – Co-Chair
Barbara Magnano
Website Vinny Panico RJ Letrent