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Our mission is to serve and lead the Delta pilots. To engage anywhere necessary to address opportunities and threats; always protecting and advancing Delta pilot careers, pay, working conditions, benefits and job security.


Delta MEC Officers

John Malone, Delta MEC Chairman

John Malone

Term: September 2015 – December 2016

Captain Malone is an Atlanta based 767-300ER pilot at Delta Airlines. He was hired by Delta in 1988. He has spent almost 13 years serving the Delta pilots in various ALPA positions including DFW first officer representative, Negotiating Committee chairman for the contract known as C2K and as MEC chairman from 2003 - 2005.

Captain Malone has a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Baltimore. He served in the United States Navy from 1981-1988 as a C2A pilot.

Email: John.Malone@alpa.org

Ed Havrilla, Delta MEC Vice-Chairman

Ed Havrilla

Term: January 2015 – December 2016

Captain Havrilla was hired by Delta in 1987 and most recently served as Council 16 chairman. He has also served three terms on the ALPA Delta MEC System Board, and served as second officer representative for Council 16. Captain Havrilla is a graduate of the George Meany Center for Labor Studies, Negotiating School. Havrilla was an active duty Navy S3 pilot and flew C9s in the Naval Reserve, retiring as a commander.

He is a graduate of Villanova University with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Email: Edwin.Havrilla@alpa.org

Greg Rizzuto, Delta MEC Secretary

Greg Rizzuto

Term: January 2015 – December 2016

Captain Greg Rizzuto was hired by Northwest in 1996 and most recently served as MEC Strategic Planning Committee chairman. His past ALPA service includes Delta MEC executive administrator, Communications Committee chairman for Northwest MEC and also for the Delta MEC. Captain Rizzuto also served as Council 20 first officer representative.

Rizzuto graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in applied science and technology.

Email: Greg.Rizzuto@alpa.org

Matt Geddie, Delta MEC Treasurer

Matt Geddie

Term: January 2015 – December 2016

Captain Matt Geddie was hired by Delta in 1991. He has served ALPA as Council 48 chairman and as a member of the Delta MEC Pilot-to-Pilot Committee. He served in the United States Air Force retiring from the Reserves as a Lieutenant Colonel.

He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and holds a masters in management from Webster University.

Email: Matt.Geddie@alpa.org

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