Faculty & Staff

IFOD is a team made up of experienced industry professionals that know exactly what it takes to succeed in the flight dispatch field.

IFOD Instructors
A. "Kash” Prakash Director & Dispatch Instructor
Ana Moreno Dispatch Instructor / Admissions
Mark Halvorsen Dispatch Instructor / Admissions
Stephen Schwartz Dispatch Instructor
Philip Foster Dispatch Instructor
FAA Designee Dispatch Examiners
James Hart FAA Examiner (Dispatcher American Airlines)
Carla Caisse FAA Examiner (Dispatcher Southwest Airlines)
Rick Sharp FAA Examiner (Retd. Captain American Airlines)
Rick Sponagle FAA Examiner (Dispatcher American Airlines)
Jake Zelman FAA Examiner (Dispatcher Southwest Airlines)
Shane Smithpeters FAA Examiner (Dispatcher Southwest Airlines)

Additional industry professionals are invited for special programs