June 14, 2004 - The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association today named Elizabeth Tennyson vice president of ePublishing. She will oversee all aspects of AOPA's electronic communications, including AOPA Online ( www.aopa.org) the premier general aviation Web site; the newly redesigned AOPA Flight Training Web site ( flighttraining.aopa.org); and AOPA's weekly e-mail newsletters, ePilot and ePilot Flight Training.
Tennyson most recently served as vice president of Publications and executive editor of AOPA Pilot magazine. As such, she was responsible for the day-to-day editorial and production management of AOPA Pilot, dealing with vendors, overseeing the magazine's staff, and coordinating the efforts of numerous freelance writers and columnists.
Prior to joining AOPA, Tennyson was editor-in-chief for four magazines for National Jurist publishing. Before that, she worked as a writer and editor for the Associated Press in Los Angeles, Miami, and Raleigh, N.C. She also did work for AP Radio during that period.
Tennyson graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from the University of Southern California. She is currently working on an MBA degree at the University of Maryland-College Park.
She is a private pilot with an instrument rating, a skydiver, and a hang gliding pilot.
With more than 400,000 members, AOPA is the world's largest civil aviation organization, working to protect the interests of general aviation. Nearly two thirds of all U.S. pilots are members of AOPA.