Getting to Know Dianne Williams

Dianne Williams

Dianne Williams

Hometown: Ventura, CA

Hometown Airport: KSZP

Occupation: Human Resources Director & part-time CFI

Education: BSBM

Pilot Certificates: Commercial ASEL, ASES, CFI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: RV-6, DH82-A (Tiger Moth), Cessna 140, 150, 172,182RG, Citabrias, Decathlons

Education Specialty: Tailwheel Transition, Spin training

Q & A

What drew you to aviation? The need to fly

How long have you been involved in aviation education? 8 years

What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Watching a student solo for the first time

What’s your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Discuss details of a fatal accident with students

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you’d like to share? Flying to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with two good friends in a Cessna 182 and camping under the wing for 4 nights in 2000.

Why did you join SAFE? To be among the best in the field of aviation education

Who are your role models in aviation? Rich Stowell, Gene Belliveau, Gwen Dewey, Vicki Cruse