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GAMA Announces Staff Additions

GAMA NEWS 22-16 For Immediate Release: Apr 5, 2022

Apr 5, 2022
Contact: Andre Castro


GAMA Announces Staff Additions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced two additions to its staff: Joan Serra as Regulatory Affairs Manager – Europe, and Megan Brien as Manager of Meetings and Member Engagement. 

“We are proud to welcome both Joan and Megan to the GAMA team. They are both filling newly created positions to help us better serve our membership and promote the interests of the industry. With the growth of our global membership, Joan will strengthen our presence in Europe and provide valuable support navigating European regulatory affairs. Megan will help in raising the level of GAMA activities and events and bolster membership engagement in these activities. They have both hit the ground  running and have been valuable additions to our incredible team,’ said Pete Bunce, GAMA President and CEO. 

Serra joins the GAMA Brussels office after spending several years at Evelop Airlines, where he managed regulatory affairs and flight standards. He also spent some time at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as an International Cooperation Graduate Trainee, as well as at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as an Economic Regulatory Framework (Air Transport Bureau) Intern. His educational background includes a MS of Air Transport Management, a MSc of Economic Policy and Public Economy, a Bachelor of Laws,  and a Bachelor of Business Administration.  As the Regulatory Affairs Manager – Europe, Serra will manage GAMA's activities related to regulatory requirements and policies in Europe governing the design, certification, operation, training and maintenance of general aviation aircraft. 

Brien joins the GAMA Washington D.C. office after spending several years at the Association of Government Accountants, where she managed programs, events and communications. She also spent time at a manufacturing facility as a customer service manager. Her educational background includes a MA of Contemporary Communication and a Bachelor of English. As the Manager of Meetings and Member Engagement, Brien will manage GAMA projects and events and further cultivate membership engagement.   



GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA's members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA's website at


Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.