About Us

Council of Elders

A distinguished and reserved group, the “Council of Elders” serves as an advisory board to the Mooney Caravan. Its members include the only two individuals to complete every Caravan to date (marked by *). One candidate for admission is nominated each year.  Membership is earned by successfully serving as a formation Caravan Lead.

  • 2012:  Rob “Slick” Higgins
  • 2013:  Darwin “Hot Dog” Puls
  • 2014:  Dave “Raptor” Piehler*
  • 2015:  James “Pepper” Oliphant* 2016  Chuck “Cowboy” Crinnian
  • 2017:  Larry “Joker” Brennan
  • 2018 Nominee: Chris “Toro” Shopperly
  • 2019 Nominee: Adam “Sled” Carney


Mooney Caravan Leadership
  • President:  Larry “Joker” Brennan, larry_at_lawrencebrennan.com
  • Vice President: Chuck “Cowboy” Crinnian, chiefpilot_at_aviationdoc.net
  • Treasurer: Robert “Hoser” Davis, rdaviscpa_at_hotmail.com
  • FAA Liaison and Secretary: Dave “Raptor” Piehler, davep_at_aviating.com
  • Flight Operations Director: Chuck “Cowboy” Crinnian, chiefpilot_at_aviationdoc.net
  • 1st Communications Director: Ashley "Meatloaf" Neboschick, flyboy1422_at_gmail.com
  • 2nd Communications Director: Maria "Buster" Neboschick, n9932s_at_gmail.com
  • MSN FBO/MSN Local Arrangements: Jason “Wojo” Wojteczko, jasonwojo_at_msn.com
  • Sponsor/Promotion Committee Chair:  Wayne "Gorilla" Morris, wayne_at_heargearok.com
  • Oshkosh Barbecue Meister: Bret “Whitey” Lowell, bilowell_at_raytheon.com
  • Apparel Coordinator: James “Pepper” Oliphant, caravanorders_at_sbcglobal.net
  • Board Member: Adam “Sled” Carney, adam_at_mooney8wm.com
  • Board Member, Webmeister: Paul “Rocket” Steen, psteen_at_gmail.com
  • Board Member, Finance: Robert “Hoser” Davis, rdaviscpa_at_hotmail.com
  • Board Member, Chief Experience Officer: Janet “Snoopy” Denton, shefliesairplanes_at_gmail.com 
  • Board Member: Jim “Goat” Rigoulot, jpr6353_at_comcast.net
  • Board Member: Bucko “Sandman” Strehlow, bucko.strehlow_at_gmail.com
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