Longtime Westchester resident and businesswoman Rowena Ake was reelected president and board chair of the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum at Los Angeles International Airport during a recent meeting of the nonprofit organization’s board of directors.

Ake has served as Flight Path president since 1999. A resident of the Westchester-Playa del Rey area since 1952, she is a past president of the Westchester Rotary Club and the LAX Coastal Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Flight Path board also re-elected Ethel L. Pattison of Manhattan Beach and Vincent Migliazzo of Westchester as vice-presidents; John Garstka of Westchester as chief financial officer; and Julie Judge of Westchester as corporate secretary.

In addition, the board welcomed a new member, JoAnn Hudspeth, longtime resident of the LAX area and a retiree of the former Flying Tigers all-cargo airline. Hudspeth previously assisted Flight Path in organizing a major exhibit devoted to the history of Flying Tigers.

Ake is a charter member of the Westchester Vitalization Corp. and was presented the Silver Beaver Award for her extensive volunteer service to Boy Scouts of America.

The Flight Path president was a proprietor of a local dry cleaning business for 40 years and more recently has worked as a real estate broker.

Flight Path is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, in the LAX Imperial Terminal, 6661 W. Imperial Highway, Los Angeles. Admission and parking are free.

Information, (310) 215-5291, or www.flightpath.us/.

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