Janine K. Iannarelli, founder and president of Par Avion Ltd., has been re-appointed to the Texas Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee by Governor Greg Abbott for a four-year term, effective retroactively to Sept. 1, 2015.
The Office of the Governor also named Iannarelli as the presiding officer of the committee. The committee of 10 appointed members assists in the state´s economic development efforts to recruit and retain aerospace and aviation jobs and investments and is supported by the Director-Aerospace, Aviation, & Defense Department within the Economic Development & Tourism Division, Office of the Governor.
A resident of Houston, Iannarelli is regarded as a pioneer among women in the highly competitive field of business aircraft sales. Established in 1997, Par Avion focuses on the buying and selling of pre-owned business jets, with a specialization in complex cross-border transactions.
Iannarelli is a long-time member of the European Business Aviation Association, the National Business Aviation Association, and Women in Aviation, International. Iannarelli was named a Great Woman of Texas in 2011.
Par Avion Ltd. is an international business aircraft marketing firm that specializes in the sale of pre-owned jets with an emphasis on large cabin, intercontinental range aircraft. Par Avion is widely recognized as a leading purveyor of pre-owned Dassault Falcon Jets.
The Office of Aerospace, Aviation & Defense was created by the 78th Texas Legislature. The goal of this office is to encourage economic development in Texas by fostering growth in the aerospace, aviation and defense industries in the state. An advisory committee comprised of 10 individuals from within various sectors of the aerospace and aviation industry from across the state was established by the Governor´s Office to assist in this effort.