Meet the AOPA Management Team
Craig Fuller, President
AOPA President Craig Fuller has assembled a team of top executives to oversee all of the association’s core areas, from advocacy to communications and from finance to safety. They are highly experienced in their respective fields and are fully committed to preserving and protecting all aspects of general aviation.
Bruce Landsberg became the president of the AOPA Foundation in May 2010. He is responsible for all foundation activities including program development, safety seminars, publications, special educational and research projects, and donor cultivation. Prior to coming to the AOPA Foundation he lead the AOPA Air Safety Foundation (ASF) since 1992. During his tenure, ASF has been nationally recognized with numerous awards on aviation safety leadership and educational program excellence. He writes the monthly “Safety Pilot” column in AOPA Pilot magazine and a weekly blog – Leading Edge. He serves on many committees to represent general aviation interests in the FAA, NTSB, National Weather Service, collegiate aviation and various industry groups.
Before coming to AOPA , Landsberg was product marketing manager for FlightSafety International in Wichita, Kan., specializing in transition and instrument proficiency training programs for high-performance singles, light twins, and turboprops, and for airline pilot recruitment programs. Prior to that, he was manager for Cessna Aircraft Company’s Air Age education department involved in fleet sales of aircraft to colleges and universities.
Landsberg writes the monthly “Safety Pilot” column in AOPA Pilot magazine, as well as a popular weekly blog in AOPA ePilot. He represents general aviation interests with the FAA, NTSB, National Weather Service, collegiate aviation programs, and various industry groups.
A former U.S. Air Force officer Landsberg holds a B.A. in Psychology and a master’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Maryland.
Landsberg has logged more than 6,000 hours and holds airline transport pilot (ATP), single-engine, multiengine, and instrument flight instructor certificates. He has been an AOPA member for more than 40 years.