"We're thrilled that Kevin has joined the board of directors," said Bill McKay, Trans-Pacific Aerospace CEO. "We are searching for board members with industry experience, expertise and contacts to enhance the profile of Trans-Pacific Aerospace Company. Kevin has all of these qualities in addition to a strong background in foreign sourcing of aerospace products. We plan on tapping Kevin’s knowledge and skills in order to improve and grow the company. We are confident that Kevin will help us tremendously in executing our business plan. As Trans-Pacific develops new product lines for applications in China we believe that Kevin, who has an established relationship with AVIC, will be able to work with AVIC and several of China's new super ministries, which we hope will give us a marketable advantage in the Chinese aerospace sector."Kevin has served on several boards of directors including Piper Aircraft, General Aviation Manufacturers Association (executive committee and chairman of Product Liability committee), BECU ($4 Billion financial institution) and United Way of Snohomish County. He holds an MBA from Harvard University, a MS in management from Stanford University's Sloan program, a JD from University of Southern California and a BA from Washington State University. He has a wife and two grown children and enjoys tennis, skiing, flying, motorcycling and automobiles. He is an instrument rated pilot. Trans-Pacific Aerospace Company plans to use its proprietary aerospace bearing technologies to manufacture and sell component parts for both new commercial aircraft and spares for the existing commercial fleet, initially through a joint venture in China. The component parts are referred to as self-lubricating spherical bearings, and they help with several flight critical tasks including aircraft flight controls and landing gears. Information About Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains or incorporates by reference "forward-looking statements" including certain information with respect to plans and strategies of Trans-Pacific Aerospace Company, Inc. For this purpose, any statements contained herein or incorporated herein by references that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed forward looking statements. Without limiting the foregoing, the words "believes," "suggests," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward looking statements. There are a number of events or actual results of Trans-Pacific Aerospace Company, Inc. operations that could differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements.