Bob Kovalchik has served 12 years on the Field of Firsts Board as President and now Vice President. He is a retired Prince George's County school teacher and coach. He is also a docent at the National Air & Space Museum and College Park Aviation Museum.
Michael Twigg began volunteering at the museum in 2015. He enjoys greeting visitors and sharing his enthusiasm and pride about the airport's history when he works the Front Desk. A University of Maryland graduate with a degree in History, Mike’s professional background includes mortgage banking and housing. Mike and his wife, Sandra, have been married for 28 years and have two sons, Peter and Jack.
Arthur J. Johnson
Admiral Johnson is the Founder and CEO of Destiny Aviation Services, LLC. After leading and commanding at all aviation levels in the U.S. Navy for 33 years, he now seeks to broaden the nation’s pool of aviation professionals through various aviation and education initiatives. He is a youth mentor, motivational speaker, education advocate, and youth programs strategic advisor. His vision and passion is to help train and develop the next wave of leaders and problem-solvers for our nation. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in International Security Affairs from the U.S. Naval Academy. His postgraduate education includes master’s degrees from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and the National War College. He was also a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI fellow.
In addition to serving as a Field of Firsts Foundation, Inc. member, he is also an AOPA member and a commercial-rated pilot. He has amassed more the 4,200 flight hours.
Tyler Cohen is an Aerospace Engineer, and a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. He currently works for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Southern Maryland. He is highly involved in the Aero Dynamics Workshop, the all-volunteer crew that provides aircraft and exhibit repair support for the museum. He is also a private pilot, and enjoys designing and constructing light aircraft, ultralights, and hang gliders. Mr. Cohen serves as the Secretary for the Field of Firsts Foundation.