EAA Chairman Tom Poberezny
OSHKOSH - The longtime leader of the Experimental Aircraft Association is stepping down.
Tom Poberezny is retiring as chairman of EAA and AirVenture Oshkosh, the organization announced Tuesday. Poberezny has led EAA since 1989, when he succeeded his father, Paul, who founded EAA in 1953.
Poberezny will become chairman emeritus when his retirement takes effect on Monday.
Rod Hightower, who is currently EAA’s president and CEO, will take over as chairman.