Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Chairman DeBellevue spent 30 years on active duty in the Air Force, retiring as a colonel. He commanded both the 432nd Combat Support Group at Misawa Air Base in northern Japan and the 95th Air Base Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, CA.
During the war in Southeast Asia, while flying with the 555th Tactical Fighter, he shot down 6 North Vietnamese jet fighters in aerial combat and is the leading ‘ACE” from that war. Since retiring from the Air Force he has worked at Frontier Electronic Systems in Stillwater and the Director of Business Development for Del-Jen in California.
Chuck has been an active Magic member from the first day. He has been generous with his time and energy and is a frequent speaker at national military events. When not on travel he also has his own business Eagle Support Services. Chuck has been a mentor to a number of small aerospace companies and has provided them entry into the aerospace work at Tinker.
Chuck lives with his wife, Sally in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Diane Powers will represent Red Plains Surveying and serves a the Secretary for all of Magic’s meetings. Her background is in the area of IDIQ Contracting, as well as Federal, State, Tribal, and Private Sector Surveys. She provides assistance to the Corporate and National needs of the firm with her extensive knowledge and experience in the industry.
Ms. Powers oversees all Business Development and Marketing on the National and Federal Level for Rd Plains Surveying. With her leadership in these matters Red Plains has grown; by capturing large private sector contracts in construction, federal contracts involving national parks, the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Department of Agriculture & forestry, including work on military base energy projects.
Diane brings structure to Magic with her ability to handle the most mundane tasks related to the corporate business of Magic.
Diane lives in Shawnee, Oklahoma where she serves as an advocate for the local animal shelters. She serves on several other boards as well as Magic.
Ken Novotny is the President/CEO at CSI. CSI, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, CSI is an 8(a) certified, American Indian owned, HUBZone certified, Small Disadvantaged Business. CSI is ISO compliant and operates in a cleared facility. CSI’s rapid growth is attributed to offering competitve rates and strong financial structure, significant past performance, 98%+ personnel retention rate with seamless personnel transitions, and a total management commitment to exceeding customer expectations.
Ken brings his leadership to MAGIC in a rapidly growing marketplace. He is mentoring companies and has a number of awards and was named in the Top 50 8(a) companies by the SBA rankings in 2011.
Bob Bondaruk is the Chief Sustainment Officer for UES, Inc. an innovative science and technology company that provides its government and industry customers with superior research and development expertise, world class technical support, and value-added management services. UES employees include prominent scientists and engineers with over 30% of our professionals holding Ph.Ds. In addition to materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, processing science, and aerospace power and propulsion technologies, UES provides expertise in modeling and simulation, surface engineering, materials characterization, biotechnology, sensor development and nanomaterials.
In addition to his outreach to this market place Bob is active in the discussions of STEM education. He brings a special viewpoint to the Magic board with his background.
First Past Chairman
John Avolio has 27 years of experience in Construction Project Management. He has over 20 years of U.S. Air Force (USAF) Civil engineering experience and was responsible for developing and managing facility and environmental programs for the USAF, both at the Base level and Command levels. His last 10 years have been devoted to environmental law; developing environmental program budgets for installation, restoration, environmental compliance, pollution prevention, and GIS.
He developed and managed one of the largest civil engineering and environmental restoration programs in the Air Force at the second largest base in the U.S. He is the owner of Delta-AEC, LLC which is a service disabled veteran. He lives in San Antonio, TX.