Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

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2020 Board Election Results

President – Jennifer Garcia Vice President – Peter Cuneo* Treasurer – Dick Rice Education – Peg Billson Flying Events – Doug Gantt Ways & Means – Chani Kaibetoney* Crew Development – Sue Palmer *1 year terms* Thank you to all who stepped up and volunteered to run for a seat. We received 263 ballots, 5 of which were not valid due to…

2020 Board Nominations

President Nominee Bios Jennifer Garcia I am, Jennifer Garcia, born and raised in Albuquerque, NM.   I attended Sandia High School and have a degree in Interior Architecture and Design.  I am the current Associate Event Director for Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, whom I have worked for the last 8+ years.   I didn’t start with pilots,…

2019 Jingle Bell (non) Rally

The Jingle Bell event is schedule for December 14. The first 50 pilots to show up will receive a pilot gift. Spectators of all ages are welcome! Anyone interested in crewing check in with the organizers at the registration table. Registration Registration opens at 6:30am and briefing will be held at 7:00am. Pre-registration is not…

2019 Fiesta Safety Seminars

Balloon Fiesta Safety Seminar The AAAA Education Committee organizes and presents a 4 hour safety seminar each year at Balloon Fiesta. With speakers from all over the world and topics that are extremely timely to the ballooning community, this seminar, held on the Tuesday afternoon of Balloon Fiesta week, is always well attended. Make plans…

CANCELLED – January Flying Event

I’m sure you have all already seen the crummy weather forecasts. Everyone should sleep in and enjoy the likely snow. We look forward to seeing you all next month for Friends and Lovers. Be on the lookout for more information on the event. Zerek Welz Flying Events Coordinator

2019 Friends and Lovers Registration is open!

Registration for the 2019 Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally is now open! It will CLOSE (with no exceptions this year due to the new paperwork requirements from the FAA) December 31. More information regarding the rally, sponsors, and fun and games will follow in the next few weeks. [ninja_form id=19]