Three new members of the Texas Aviation Advisory Committee were recently appointed by the Texas Transportation Commission. The Texas Aviation Advisory Committee provides input to TxDOT on its aviation development programs and serves as the representative among aviation users. Committee members also work with members of the Texas Legislature on various aviation issues.
Bob McCreery has served as the General Manager of McCreery Aviation for 39 years. McCreery Aviation is a 72-year old full-service, family-owned fixed-base operation at the McAllen Miller International Airport. The company offers services in aircraft refueling, maintenance, parts, avionics, air charter, air ambulance, aircraft sales and flight training. Mr. McCreery is a licensed pilot and lives in McAllen.
Justine Ruff is a 1990 graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration. She has been the Director of Airports for the City of Midland since 2015 and is directly responsible for the operation of Midland International Air and Space Port and Midland Airpark. Prior to assuming the position of director, she was employed for over 20 years with 12 years as deputy director. She lives in Midland.
Robert Dixon Tips
Robert Dixon Tips, also known as Dick, serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Mission Park Funeral Chapels and Cemeteries. For the past four decades, Mr. Tips has devoted himself to building one of the leading family-owned funeral companies in Texas. He is a member of Texas Cemeteries Association and is one of San Antonio’s most recognized business leaders. Mr. Tips attended the University of Texas in Austin.