Airport Advisory Board

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Kissimmee Gateway Airport - Advisory Board

:: Cliff Clover - Chair ::

Board Member

Cliff Clover is a Realtor and U.S. Army Veteran, who uses aviation for business and pleasure. Cliff is rated as a private pilot and is current in both Fixed Wing and Helicopter. He has created a very powerful brand name and carrier in his business by taking aerial photos of his properties. He is able to fly his clients to destinations outside of Central Florida in an effort to meet their real estate needs.

As an avid AOPA member, Cliff has been flying at ISM Kissimmee since 2002. He served on the Association of Realtors board of directors from 2002 – 2005. Cliff plays a vital role in community leadership. He is passionate about flying and supporting the growth of the airport. Cliff appreciates what aviation has done for his family and what it can do for the community.

:: Candy Bennage - Co-Chair ::

Advisory Board

Candy Bennage has been a resident of the City of Kissimmee for more than 20 years. Through her love of aviation, she has worked in various capacities at the airport over the past 10 years. Candy is a student pilot and extremely committed to supporting the future development of the airport.

:: Jerry Gemskie - Advisory Board Member ::

Board Member

Jerry Gemskie was born and raised in Chicago IL, and moved to Kissimmee with his wife Nancy in 1995. Jerry was appointed to the City of Kissimmee Commission in 1999 to fill a term for 2 years. Jerry was elected to the City of Kissimmee Commission in 2004 and was re-elected in 2008 and served his final term in 2012, due to term limits. Jerry is a strong supporter of Kissimmee City values and politics. Jerry now resides in the community of Orange Gardens and was appointed to the Airport Advisory Board by the City Commission in May 2013.


:: Pat DeVillers - Advisory Board Member ::

Board Member

Pat DeVillers, a 20-year flying companion, has always had a passion for aviation. She is an active volunteer for various City Departments as well as all airport functions and special events. Pat is also known for volunteering throughout our community.


:: Scott Kilmer- Advisory Board Member ::

Scott Kilmer

Scott Kilmer, currently a 28-year veteran with the Osceola County Fire Rescue, started out as a firefighter and has advanced to the current position of Battalion Chief. He has lived in Central Florida for over 28 years and has been a resident of Osceola County for the last 15 years.

In addition to his community support through his role in the fire department, Scott has also been a local business owner, providing employment for many local residents. Scott is looking forward to serving the local and visiting aviation community through his role as a member of the Airport Advisory Board.