The National Aviation Hall of Fame Announces New Members to the Board of Trustees

Three Dynamic Leaders Join Board of Trustees in 2024

DAYTON, OHIO – January 10, 2024 – The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) proudly announces the appointment of three exceptional individuals to its Board of Directors: Monica Newman McCluney, Cameron Burr, and Lillian Dukes. Their diverse expertise and proven leadership will be invaluable assets as the NAHF continues to inspire future generations and celebrate the heroes of aviation history.

“Achievements in aviation are the result of collective dedication and innovation. The National Aviation Hall of Fame is honored to welcome Monica McCluney, Cameron Burr, and Lillian Dukes to our esteemed Board of Directors. Their diverse expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence are invaluable as we strive to inspire future aviators and preserve the rich legacy of our industry’s pioneers.” – Aimee Maruyama, President and CEO, National Aviation Hall of Fame

Monica Newman McCluney, Head of U.S. Corporate Social Responsibility and the Embraer Foundation, brings a wealth of experience in strategic philanthropy and community engagement. Through her leadership at Embraer, she has forged impactful partnerships in STEM education, environmental sustainability, and humanitarian aid. Monica’s commitment to inspiring young minds and fostering diversity in aviation aligns perfectly with the NAHF’s mission.
Lillian Dukes, a highly accomplished senior operations leader who most recently held the role of Senior Vice President of Technical Operations at Atlas, is a pioneering figure in the field of aircraft maintenance and engineering. Throughout her distinguished career, Lillian has broken barriers and paved the way for women in a traditionally male-dominated industry. Her dedication to safety and operational excellence will serve as a valuable asset to the NAHF’s board.
Cameron Burr, Executive Chairman at Aloft AeroArchitects, is a visionary leader with extensive experience in aircraft sales, management, and leasing. Cameron’s keen understanding of the business landscape and dedication to fostering innovation will be crucial as the NAHF navigates the future of aviation.

McCluney, Dukes, and Burr join a distinguished group of NAHF board members dedicated to honoring aviation legends and inspiring future leaders.