MEC Officers


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Your Master Executive Council (MEC) Officers

Current Term Start Date: January 1, 2020

Current Term End Date: December 31, 2022

AFA Election Category I

MEC President – Doris Millard

      • AFA Executive Board Member
      • AFA Board of Directors Member (Ex Officio)
      • Negotiating Committee Chairperson

Doris began her flying career 40 years ago in 1980, and has seen the ups and down of the company.  Having a deep love of aviation – Doris brings with her great experience and dedication to the Flight Attendants of Air Wisconsin.  Growing up in Bowling Green, OH and joining Air Wisconsin in 1980 – Doris has flown enough air miles to see the world several times over.  Her passion and dedication to the airline can be seen anytime that you speak with her.  She still has the same smile that she had when she first started – and her passion and unwavering support of the Flight Attendants group has been unchanged since she first stepped foot onto the Air Wisconsin property in 1980.

Doris has been based in multiple cities, and has gone through several airline transitions – including working with United Airlines originally, transitioning to US Airways, then to American, and finally coming back full circle to United Airlines. Doris has been based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Appleton, Wisconsin, Denver, Colorado, Norfolk, Virginia, and finally in Chicago, Illinois.  During her tenure at Air Wisconsin – Doris has been a vital supporter of the Association of Flight Attendants and has more than 34 years of experience having served in the areas of the Master Executive Council, Merger Committee Member, Grievance Chairwoman, Scheduling Chairwoman and the Local Executive Council 29 President.  Furthermore, Doris has formal education completing labor law and labor arbitration classes in Boston, Massachusetts.

Now living in Denver, Colorado – Doris supports the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and has a passion for helping those in less fortunate situations.  In addition to showing her support for the homeless, and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital – Doris has six grandchildren (with more on the way) and loves working in her flower garden and vacationing with her family.  In addition, she and her husband (former Air Wisconsin Captain Ken Millard) enjoy playing Wii Sports, and sitting outside their beautiful home in the Denver area under the starlights.

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MEC Vice President – Derric McDaniel

      • AFA Board of Directors Member (Ex Officio)

Derric began his flying career nearly 20 years ago, and has always loved aviation. As a little boy he wanted to be a pilot, as his parents and neighbors would all take turns taking him to watch planes take off and land at PDX. Self described as hyper and extrovert, his Flight Attendant career has been perfect for him, as you’ll often here him say “let’s keep it moving.”

Derric is passionate about his interests. He has served as a Guild Chair on several local charities and a committee member for several national charities raising money for the Arts, Cancer and Education. As he often says that an Oregonian is “a natural born revolutionary.”

Derric spends his personal time traveling the globe with family and friends. He is also musician and writer, you can find at an open mic night or poetry slam wherever he lands. He currently serves as the MEC Vice President, LEC Council 3 Vice President and MEC Scheduling Chair for Air Wisconsin. He lives in a Portland Oregon, but spends a great deal of time in Palm Springs.

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Secretary / Treasurer – Michael Bounds

      • AFA Board of Directors Member (Ex Officio)
      • AFA International Finance Committee Member
      • AFA International Budget Planning Committee Member

Michael Bounds grew up in Elk City, Oklahoma before moving to Bethel, Missouri in 2000.  He attended Heartland Christian Academy in Bethel from 2000 – 2003, and received his GED from Jefferson Community College in Hillsboro, MO in 2003.

Michael began his aviation career in 2004 in St. Louis, MO as a baggage handler for Airport Terminal Services, a contract employer which handled baggage for American Airlines.  Later that year, Michael had the opportunity of either becoming a customer service agent for American Connection or a Flight Attendant for Chautauqua Airlines.  In October 2004, at the age of 19, Michael became a Flight Attendant for Chautauqua Airlines based out of Indianapolis.  Michael was based in IND, CMH, and SDF.  While at Chautauqua, Michael received the President’s Award for creating a travel guide that is still in existence today for the Flight Attendants at Republic Airways. Michael left Republic Airways Holdings in 2008 due to personal reasons.

Michael joined the Air Wisconsin family in 2010, and has been based in DCA, ORF, and now ORD.  While at Air Wisconsin, Michael has worked with AFA in various ways – including being local Vice President for Council 29 for over a year.

While at Air Wisconsin, Michael has received 3 Associate Degrees in Business Management and Accounting, as well as his Bachelors of Sciences in Business Administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

Michael was elected to become the Air Wisconsin AFA MEC Secretary / Treasurer in 2019, and has been a major asset to our Union – where he brings experience of leadership, technology, and web design.

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