Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial, Inc.

Non-profit Organization 501 (C)(3)

Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc.

Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc., is a non-profit organization 501 (C)(3) aimed at preserving the history and culture of aviation in Scottsdale, providing a tribute to veterans and educational opportunities for our children and providing scholarships for Arizona students interested in all aspects of aviation.  This organization is comprised of individuals from many different backgrounds who share a common passion for aviation, history, military heritage and the education of our young.

Each of our members & contributors are key to the development of this project.

Members & Board

Steve Ziomek – Chairman & President, Board of Directors; Former Commissioner & Chairman, Scottsdale Airport Advisory Commission; Commissioner, Scottsdale Veterans Commission; Current Scottsdale Business Owner; Major & Command Pilot, U.S. Civil Air Patrol; U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduate and former Coast Guard Rescue Pilot.

Art Buck – Vice President, Board of Directors; Lifelong Scottsdale Resident; Career Real Estate Broker (AZ & CA)

Gunnar Buzzard – President/CEO of Systems Integration Plus (SIP.); Former Commissioner & Chairman, Scottsdale Airport Advisory Commission; U.S Naval Academy graduate and former Navy and U.S. Air Force (Air National Guard) pilot; US CENTCOM combat operations.

Christopher Satterfield – Senior Vice President – Senior Portfolio Manager at First Western Trust; Certified Financial Planner Practitioner (CFP®), (CWS®), (CIMA®), (ChFC®; former Combat Infantry Medic in the United States Army – Arizona Army National Guard.

Joell Adams – Accountant, CFA Consultants, LLC

Lucia  Del Vecchio – Secretary, Board of Directors;  Owner, Payroll Vault

Scott Weber – CEO Constant Concepts 

Advisory Board:

Rudy R. Miller – Chairman, Advisory Board & Scholarship Committee; CEO of The Miller Group

Jim Lane – Mayor, City of Scottsdale 

Barry Goldwater Jr. – Former United States Representative

Gary Mascaro –  Aviation Director, City of Scottsdale

Rob Schwister – President, Alerus Bank, Scottsdale, AZ

Mathew Wright –  General Manager, Monterey Air Center



Laura Kluczenko – IT Adviser; Graphic and Web Designer; Owner, Half Pint Web Design

Ashley Hills – Social Media

Please Support Our Military Members, All Veterans & Help Educate or Children

Your Donation Makes the Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Possible and May Give You a Tax Deductible Donation.


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