National Gay Pilots Association


NGPA at Ohio State is a student chapter affiliated under the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA). The NGPA mission statement is to build, support, and unite the global LGBT aviation community and its allies. This international nonprofit promotes aerospace careers, equal treatment of LGBT aviators, aviation safety, and provides an affirming social and professional network for LGBT aviators and allies. Through social, educational, and professional development activities, the university chapter seeks to provide these opportunities on the local level.

Membership in NGPA at Ohio State is open to all students with an interest in aviation, inclusive of all members of the LGBT community and its allies. Contact us for meeting times and additional information or view our student organization page.


Student President: Lydia Steyn -

Faculty Advisor: Melanie Dickman -

NGPA Main Page:

NGPA OSU Chapter Page