Board of Directors

Morgan Mitchell
President, Chair of the Board

Morgan is a Captain in the United States Air Force, where she currently serves as a Data Analyst at the Pentagon and has been selected as one of 374 Air Force candidates for the next round to become a NASA astronaut! Morgan also served in Space and Missiles, and has flown the T-6A and T-38. She is also a two-time competitor in the all-women’s Air Race Classic, where she finished 4th out of over 40 different teams, and has over 140 hours in the Cessna, Pitts Special Taildragger, and DA-20.

Morgan earned a Masters degree in Materials Science Engineering from Oregon State University and graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Astrophysics. In her free time, Morgan loves baking, hiking and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Pilot
Kristen Franke
PreFlight Co-Founder, Vice President, Board Member

Kristen is a Major in the United States Air Force Reserve, where she serves as a C-17A pilot at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, WA. She is a veteran with over 3,000 hours flying the C-17A, T-1A and T-6A, as well as various general aviation aircraft, and served overseas flying combat missions in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq. Additionally, Kristen is Boeing-717 pilot for Delta Air Lines and holds the following FAA certificates and ratings:

  • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, Airplane Multi-Engine Land
  • Commercial Airplane Single-Engine Land

Kristen earned a Masters degree with honors in Sports Studies from United States Sports Academy and graduated from William Woods University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She is actively involved in her community as a member of Women in Aviation International. In her free time, Kristen enjoys hiking, working out and doing anything outside in the Pacific Northwest.

Nancy Hultgren
Secretary, Board Member

Nancy Hultgren is an Airbus-320 pilot for Delta Air Lines and is based in Salt Lake City. She has a civilian flying background and has worked as a flight instructor, contract pilot, intern simulator instructor, and regional airline pilot. With over 8,000 hours and 8 type ratings, Nancy also holds the following certificates and ratings:

  • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, Airplane Multi-Engine Land
  • Commercial Airplane Single-Engine Land
  • Certified Flight Instructor Certificate, Airplane Single/Multi-Engine/Instrument Airplane
  • Advanced Ground Instructor

Nancy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Airway Science and a minor in Business. She is a participant and volunteer at Women in Aviation International events and conferences. In her free time, Nancy enjoys traveling, running, reading, and exploring her home state of Colorado.

Liz Duca
Liz Greene
PreFlight Founder, Director Emeritus

Liz Greene is a veteran and former United States Air Force Senior Pilot, with over 3,000 hours flying the KC-10A, C-21A, T-1A and T-6A, as well as various general aviation aircraft, and served four tours overseas flying combat missions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya. Additionally, Liz is an Airbus-321 pilot for Hawaiian Airlines and holds the following FAA certificates and ratings:

  • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, Airplane Multi-Engine Land
  • Commercial Airplane Single-Engine Land/Single-Engine Sea

Liz earned a Masters degree in Military Operational Art and Science from Air University and graduated Cum Laude from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geographic Information Science. In her free time, Liz enjoys taking hula lessons, hiking, and exploring the outdoors.