Executive Board

Capt. Jack Netskar

As President, Captain Netskar is responsible for all aspects of the IFALPA's activities and guides the Federation’s participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which develops and promotes standards and recommended practices for the safety, security, and environmental sustainability of international civil aviation. Capt. Netskar is also Vice President at his home Member Association, Norsk Flygerforbund (NF). He is a Captain on Boeing 737NGs for SAS, based in Oslo.

Capt. Amornvaj Mansumitchai
Deputy President

Capt. Mansumitchai flies the A380-800 for Thai Airways and is also a simulator instructor on the A380. He has held the roles of IFALPA Director of THAIPA, RVP Asia/East, and EVP Asia/Pacific.  


Cpt. Patrick Magisson
Executive Vice-President Technical & Safety Standards (EVP TSS)

Capt. Magisson is an Accredited Accident Investigator and flies B787-9 for Air France, based in Paris. He has served as Vice-Chair of IFALPA’s HUPER Committee and chaired SNPL’s technical Committee. 

Capt. Rick Cameron
Executive Vice-President Administration Membership & Finance (EVP AMF)

A 767 Captain based in Washington Dulles, Rick Cameron has flown for United for more than two decades. Captain Cameron has flown the B727, A320/319, B757, B767, and B777 over the course of his career. He has served as UAL MEC Treasurer since 2015, as well as their Council 011 Vice Chair and Chair, and Council 012 Grievance Committee Member. 

Capt. Brian Shury
Executive Vice-President Professional & Government Affairs (EVP PGA)

Jazz Aviation Captain Shury is Vice President of ALPA Canada and IFALPA Director. He also sits on the Nav Canada Advisory Committee representing Professional Pilot Groups. Cpt. Shury has held the role of Jazz Aviation MEC Chair and Negotiating Chair, Grievance Chair, and MEC Vice-Chair, among other roles with CALPA and ALPA-International.

Capt. Daniel Bianco
Executive Vice-President South America (SAM)

Captain Bianco has been working for Aerolineas Argentinas for over 20 years. He is currently Captain on the A330 fleet and has been a flight instructor for both pilots and cabin crews. Captain Bianco is the FESPLA´s General Coordinator and a member of the ITF Pilot Committee.

Capt. Otjan de Bruijn
Executive Vice-President Europe (EUR)

A B777 Captain at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Capt. de Bruijn is also Vice-President of European Cockpit Association (ECA).

Capt. Souhaiel Dallel
Executive Vice-President Africa & Middle East (AFI/MID)

Capt. Dallel is TRE/SFE Captain on Tunisair’s A319-320 fleet. He was previously the Federation’s Regional Vice President Africa West.

Capt. Mike Geer
Executive Vice-President Caribbean & North America (CAR/NAM)

Capt. Mike Geer has flown 727, 767, and is currently a 737 Captain for Delta. He has served ALPA-I in several local and national positions.

Capt. Ishtiaque Hossain
Executive Vice-President Asia & Pacific (ASIA/PAC)

Capt. Hossain served as IFALPA Director of Bangladesh Airline Pilots’ Association, and as IFALPA RVP Asia/West. He is an Accredited Aircraft Accident Investigator, and flies the Boeing 777-300ER for Biman Bangladesh Airline.