Pacific Air Cargo Chief Executive, Tanja Janfruechte has been confirmed as the one of five new members of the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum (PHAM) Board of Directors. Tanja takes up the baton and the legacy left by PAC’s Founder, Beti Ward, who served passionately on PHAM’s Board from January 2009 until September 2017. 

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum announced the additions stating that their talents will add important knowledge and skill sets to our Board of Directors. The key areas of expertise that were sought by the Museum’s Nominating Committee, with input from many Board Members, were education, media, military/industrial, aviation and human resources.

Tanja Janfruechte has been with Pacific Air Cargo since 2005, having served as Corporate Vice President and now CEO and President. Pacific Air Cargo has served as an invaluable partner of the Museum, having generously transported, on numerous occasions, equipment in support of our operations.

“I am truly humbled and honored to accept the nomination to the Board and to represent my Team at Pacific Air Cargo as we continue to encourage and mentor young people in Hawaii who seek a career in this exciting world of aviation, stated Tanja Janfruechte, CEO of Pacific Air Cargo.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum (formerly the Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl Harbor) is a non-profit founded in 1999 to develop and operate an aviation museum at Pearl Harbor located on Historic Ford Island, where bombs fell during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  The Museum stewards the grounds and structures that withstood the attack, displaying aircraft and artifacts from WWII and subsequent Pacific region conflicts and serve to take care of America’s first World War II aviation battlefield. To learn more, visit: