Leadership

Charles Leocha
charles.leocha@travelersunited.org
202-713-9596
Chairman & Co-Founder — In 2009, He co-founded Travelers United, authored the book Travel Rights, and has appeared on hundreds of radio stations and TV programs representing the consumer interests. He sits on the Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections.

Deb Rickert
deb.rickert@travelersunited.org
Executive Director — Deb joined Travelers United in 2015 after 20 years in multiple aspects of advocacy and non profit, the past 13 of which have been dedicated to the needs of America’s military and veterans. Deb has a background in organizational development, program development and management and leadership coaching and brings her knowledge and experience to her current role in advocating for the rights of travelers.

Board of Directors

William Carroll, Business & Executive Coach, Yourpathworks
Karen Fawcett, President, Paris New Media, LLC & BonjourParis.com
Charles Leocha, Chairman & Co-Founder, Travelers United
Hal Shear, Managing Director, Board Assets
Sharon Transue Terenzio, Retired Senior Flight Attendant, PanAm and Eastern Airlines