Board of Directors


The 2016 Board of Directors of YNGAir Partners, Inc.

Dennis Gartland – President – 1 Year Term – Trumbull County – Email

Dennis Gartland currently serves as President of YNGAir Partners. Dennis previously served as Treasurer of the board during 2013.


Bill Ohlin – Vice President – 3 Year Term – Mahoning County – Email

Bill currently serves as a Board member of YNGAir Partners. He has been a charter member of the organization since its inception in June of 2011. Bill was attracted to the organization after his appointment to the Western Reserve Port Authority Advisory Committee, and by his desire to participate in the enhancement and growth of the wholesale nfl jersyes Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Bill is employed by GLI Pool Products in the Inside Sales/Data Entry department. Also, Bill is a Private Pilot and a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association.


Michael Metzinger, CPA – Treasurer – 3 Year Term – Mahoning County – Email

Michael Metzinger currently serves as Treasurer of YNGAir Partners. A 2012 graduate of Youngstown State University, Michael is currently employed as a senior accountant at Hill, Barth & King LLC in Youngstown, OH. Prior to wholesale jerseys working at HBK, Michael worked as an accounting/marketing intern at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. In addition, Michael worked in the formation stages of YNGAir Partners and remains actively involved to this day.


Dolores Saunders – Secretary – 2 Year Term – Mahoning County – Email

Dolores currently serves as secretary of YNGAir Partners, having been a member since cheap jerseys wholesale 2011. Dolores is actively involved in the community. She works with Canfield Rotary on First Night Canfield and the 4th of July celebration at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Dolores is married to John Saunders, who is an at-large board member.


Edward Crepage – At Large – 2 Year Term – Mahoning County – Email

Edward currently serves as an at large board member for YNGAir Partners and serves as the President’s executive assistant, having been a member since 2011. Born in Youngstown and raised in McDonald, Ed is a graduate of McDonald High School, the University of Akron, and Oakleys sunglasses Outlet Youngstown State University. He is retired from Delphi Packard. Ed is also a member of the Ethnic Heritage Society, Mahoning Valley Historical Society, and the US Navy League.


Jim Pirko – At Large – 3 Year Term – Trumbull County – Email

Jim Pirko currently serves as an at large board member for YNGAir Partners. He has served on the board since August of 2012. In addition, Jim was instrumental in the founding of YNGAir Partners in 2010 and 2011.Jim is a realtor licensed in wholesale football jerseys OH & PA and works on economic development and sustainable energy projects in Northeast Ohio & Western Pennsylvania.

Other assignments for Jim Pirko include: Chairman of the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments’ Citizens Advisory Board (became a member in 1977, Warren Area Board of Realtors (WABOR) Board of Directors, Mahoning Valley Real Estate Investors Association (MVREIA) Board of Directors, Trumbull County Planning Commission’s Economic Development Task Force member, and Ten years of government experience as an elected official: Township Trustee, Township Clerk-Treasurer, and member of the Eagles Ohio Public Works Commission District Six Integrating Committee, (allocating funds for infrastructure projects.)


Doug Kibby – At Large – 1 Year Term – Stark County – Email

Douglas Kibby currently serves as an at large board member for YNGAir Partners Board of Directors. He initiated the founding of the organization and has served in the capacity of President since June of 2011. He also serves on the Finance Committee. Douglas has been an active member of the community being an active voice in support of bringing the Youngstown-Warren area back to the business prominence it once had during the height of the steel industry.

Doug has participated in many community events and been a voice in positive support of the region. By showing his support, Doug was approached by a strategic partner as well as the Airport Director to start up and lead what is now YNGAir Partners. Doug is a Training Manager for a safety company located in Cleveland, Ohio. His job includes creating safety training materials for Fortune 500 companies. As President and a board member, Doug brings management, project and marketing experience to drive the development and increase of services of the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download


Jack Saunders – At Large – 2 Year Term – Mahoning County – Email

Jack currently serves as a Board member of YNGAir Partners. Jack and his wife Dolores, YNGAir Partners Secretary, are active members of Canfield Rotary and have been instrumental in the Canfield Fairgrounds 4th of July Fireworks Celebration as well as First Night Canfield.


Gary Wakeford – At Large – 1 Year Term – Mahoning County – Email

Gary currently serves as a Board member of YNGAir Partners.


Rick Hale – At Large – 2 Year Term – Trumbull County – Email

A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Mr. Hale began his career in the aviation industry at Beckett Aviation, now known as Winner Aviation, as a part time  employee while attending College. Mr. Hale’s educational achievements include a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Administration, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.  He later received a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Youngstown State University, with concentrations in both marketing and financing. While completing his MBA, he also worked as a graduate assistant and taught undergraduate marketing and sales. Upon completion of his undergraduate education, Mr. Hale held various positions which combined finance with corporate and commercial aviation for Manufacturers Hanover Leasing Corporation, and the CIT Group, both in New York City, and also Westinghouse Credit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Upon returning to Youngstown, he completed his graduate education and accepted a position as Maintenance Sales Representative with AeroServices International, located at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.Realizing the unused potential of this location, Mr. Hale orchestrated the purchase of AeroServices in 1995.

Mr. Hale has held the titles of both President and CEO since the Company’s inception.Mr. Hale currently Chairs the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Business Industrial Advisory Board and has been picked to serve on the President’s Blue Ribbon Committee relating to the Future of the College of Business and the College of Business’s Building Planning Committee.  Mr. Hale is also Vice-Chairman of the Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium and also served on the Grow Mahoning Valley Foundation.


Anthony Liscio – At Large – 3 Year Term – Mercer County – Email

Anthony current;y serves as an at large board member for YNGAir Partners, where he has been a member since 2013. Anthony joined the organization to benefit the people of Mercer County. Anthony is a 1959 graduate of Farrell High School and attended Penn State – Shenango. He served 6 years in the US Army. Anthony was a financial advisor for 40 years, having retired in 2012. He and his wife MaryJane have volunteered for Water Fire Sharon since 2013.


Gail Stark – At Large – 1 Year Term – Trumbull County – Email

Gail currently serves as an at large board member for YNGAir Partners.