Aaron is a community leader and advocate for unmanned aircraft systems technology. He earned a degree from the University of North Dakota in Airport Management. Aaron has a private pilots license, 107 certificate, and has been involved in sUAS since 2010. He was the co-founder of MAVMeetup, a community group focused on sUAS education, safety, and community outreach in the Twin Cities and oversaw its growth to over 1,000 members. Currently, he serves as the President of the AUVSI Twin Cities chapter and volunteers with the FAA as a local sUAS representative of the FAAST program.