Pam is a native of the Kansas City area and has lived here most of her life. She was hired by TWA in 1964 and started her Hostess training in August of that year. She was blessed to have such a long and wonderful career with TWA and thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of her job, whether it was as a Hostess/Flight Attendant, On-Line Instructor or Flight Service Manager. She flew two years under American Airlines until all TWA Flight Attendants were furloughed by July of 2003, and retired in January of 2005
Caleb has more than two decades of experience working in the civil engineering field, which spans a diverse cross-section of private land development projects. This experience encompasses nearly all aspects of civil engineering, including commercial, industrial, residential, and telecom/utility, and federal projects. Caleb serves as the lead project manager, acting as a client liaison and overseeing the day-to-day operational activities of his design team. He also has extensive experience serving as a client’s primary advocate—assembling and leading the team required to advance the client’s priorities.
Caleb grew up in the Kansas City metro and has several acquaintances who have worked for TWA. His passion for aviation and flying, along with his desire to give back to the community, has led him to join the Museum staff, serving as a volunteer on the Steering Committee and then joining the Board of Directors.
Chris is the CEO/Owner of Picture & Frame Industries in Kansas City, Kansas. Chris is married to fellow Museum volunteer Dr. Sandra Funk, whose ancestry includes the famous Funk Aviation Company.
Nancy currently serves as TWA Museum Board Secretary and Event Coordinator. While she does not have a history with TWA, she has a love of Kansas City history and the part TWA played in Kansas City. She retired after 24 years at the Park Hill School District in 2012 and has been Organist/Accompanist at Platte Woods United Methodist Church for 32 years. She has also previously served on the Board of Culture through Ballroom Dance and was a member of the Northland Symphony Guild. She began volunteering for the TWA Museum in 2013.
Judy has proudly served as a volunteer and a member of the TWA Museum Board of Directors. She was appointed to the TWA Museum Board of Directors in 2020. Judy began her career with TWA in 1965 as a Flight Attendant and was fortunate to serve as a Flight Service Manager, flying Domestic and International. She enjoyed teaching in TWA training centers, both new hire and line Flight Attendants, and found it to be very rewarding. Judy was honored to receive the TWA Flight Attendant Award of Excellence. She was a member of TWA Clipped Wings International Inc., and served in several positions on the International Board. Her last position of service was as International President. Judy is a part of a TWA family who are all devoted to the history and memories of the company and she is committed to the preservation of the TWA history for the Kansas City community and the world.
When Museum visitors ask Don how long he was with TWA, he tells them that he started in 1942. Don's father started with TWA as a mechanic in 1940 in Kansas City. Don was born in 1942 and has been here mostly ever since. Don worked in the Engineering department for about 6 months in 1961 , then returned to college. He went back to work for TWA as a ticket agent in May 1964. Don moved to the MCI Overhaul base in January 1965 in Production Control working twilight in the Metal shop. He was accepted for Flight Engineer training in February 1966, checked out June 30, 1966, and was assigned to JFK. In 1969, he was accepted in the Purchasing department in MCI. Don served in a number of positions, buying everything from nuts and bolts, sheet metal, airframe, interiors, avionics, electronics, and systems. Don retired from TWA Purchasing in 1995. Don first started volunteering at the Museum in 2012, just after the move to the current location. He served on the board previously as the museum was working toward getting their own 501 (C)3 determination. We at the museum are very fortunate to have Don as part of our museum family.
In addition to her work at Signature Flight Support, Alice has served as a Museum volunteer for several years. She is always willing to assist the Museum after her Signature workday concludes, to include fulfilling duties at the welcome desk and in our office.
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