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Message from the Past President

Lone Star Chapter Members and Affiliates. 

The 2017 Lone Star Chapter Elections have been completed.

I would like to thank all of the candidates for volunteering to participate in the elections.

Please join me in congratulating the new officers of the Lone Star Chapter:

President - Francis Govers

Vice-President - David Bradlaw

Secretary - Will Chaney

Treasurer - Brian Archer

The votes were recorded using the Survey Monkey developed by AUVSI HQ to make sure that the elections were conducted in a transparent without bias or undue influence from any member of the Lone Star Chapter.

Any questions or concerns about these election results should be addressed to the following individuals:

  • Michael Wilbur, Director of Membership,  Office:  571 255 7774, Mobile: 703 615 2897, Email:  mwilbur@auvsi.org
  • Amanda Bernhardt, Chapter Relations Manager, Office:  571.482.3205, Email:  abernhardt@auvsi.org

Thank you.

Pete Klein

Past President, AUVSI Lone Star Chapter



The mission of the AUVSI Lone Star Chapter is to expand the understanding, acceptance, and use of unmanned technology across the state of Texas by serving as a resource that promotes the exchange of information and networking between the legislative, industrial, academic, operator, and user communities within the state.

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The NEW Small UAS Rule (Part 107), including all pilot and operating rules, went into effect on August 29, 2016. For more detailed information, please see the FAA website at http://www.faa.gov/uas/



Get Involved

Please consider supporting the following committees that are being formed to help us achieve our mission:

  • Meetings and Events - Help arrange dates, places, and logistics for monthly meetings across the state and coordinate with co-sponsored events
  • Communications - help maintain the Lone Star Chapter Website, support communications through social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook,), and assist with the development of other publications
  • Business and Community Development - coordination with industry, operators, academia, and other organizations for the exchange of technical developments, unmanned related activities, etc.
  • Membership - develop and communicate member benefits to Lone Star Chapter member and coordinate membership activities to target and obtain new members


Upcoming Events

Remote Pilots Council (RPC) Meeting
November 13, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI)
7300 Jack Newell Blvd S, Fort Worth, TX 76118



Demo and Briefing on Drone Technology for Texas
November 14, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701



19th Annual Coastal Bend GIS Day
November 15, 2017 | Afternoon
3209 S. Staples, Corpus Christi TX 78410




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