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San Angelo, Texas Automated Flight Service Station (SJT AFSS)

 The San Angelo AFSS was commissioned on September 30, 1987 and dedicated on November 10, 1987.  It was located at Mathis Field in San Angelo, Texas.  The AFSS flight service area covered approximately 100,000 square miles and was responsible for over 500 airports, including Midland, Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi and McAllen.  The facility was housed in a 12,200 square foot building constructed by the City of San Angelo.  At the time of commissioning the SJT AFSS was staffed with 31 Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS), 5 Area Supervisors, 2 Training Specialist, one which also did Quality Assurance, 1 Secretary, 1 Administrative Support Clerk, 1 Assistant Manager for Training and Procedures, 1 Assistant Air Traffic Manager and 1 Air Traffic Manager.  SJT AFSS was the Hub Facility for six other FSS's in Southwest Texas.  Those six were located at Wink, Midland, Austin, San Antonio,  Alice and McAllen, Texas.  The AFSS was also responsible for one of the longest border crossing areas, stretching from Brownsville to near El Paso.

 The San Angelo AFSS was named the FAA Southwest Regional Facility of the Year in 1988, 1990 and 1993.  It was named the FAA National Facility of the Year in 1990 and 1993.  In 1990 and 1992 it received the FAA ATH Facility Evaluation award.  

 In 1992-1993 the Wink (INK), Midland (MAF), Austin (AUS), San Antonio (SAT), Alice (ALI) and McAllen (MFE) FSS's were decommissioned and their services transferred to SJT AFSS.  In 2007 the SJT AFSS was decommissioned. 

 SJT AFSS employee's at the time the facility was commissioned on September 30, 1987:

 ATCS

George Alexander        Richard Alvarado     Richard Amyx

Carl Anderson            Taylor J. Baker        Rolando Benavidez

Guadalupe Bustamante Ernesto Cantu         Joseph Carter

Richard Carter           Frederick Conable    Armando Cordova

Charles Dunning         Varic Ellefson          Freddie Fonteno

Carmelo Gonzalez        Paul Hall                Oscar Hinojosa

Billy Key                   Ronald Kincaid        Juan Mendiola

James Mittenzwei        Patricia Moore        Michael Orkiszewski

Martin Pedersen          Herman Pino          Benny Sapyta

John Waters               Janet White            Robert Zamudio

 AREA SUPERVISORS

Raymond Blue        Reymundo Cabrera    Gary Fritz

Dennis Livesay        William Pritchard

TRAINING SPECIALIST

John Martinez (also Quality Assurance)    Lisa Johnson

 SECRETARY: Nayon DuPuis   

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT CLERK: Barbara Aycock

STUDENT AID: Bliss Standberry

 ASSISTANT MANAGER TRAINING/PROCEDURES: Harold R. Johnson

ASSISTANT AIR TRAFFIC MANAGER: Jon K. Miller

AIR TRAFFIC MANAGER: William G. Parker (#3734) 

 

AIRWAY FACILITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIANS:
    Arlie H. Gaines

    Andy A. Stegall

 ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS
    Lowell T. Brown

    Gene P. Leavell

    Willis B. Morter

    Michael G. Alvarado

    Gerald E. Hill

    Ramon R. Penalver

 

SECRETARY

    Delores L. Cain

 

SECTOR FIELD OFFICE MANAGER

    John F. Hanna

Submitted by William "Bill" G. Parker (#3734), Nov 25, 2007

 

 

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