MAnita Mixon is a General Aviation Pilot (single-engine land, with complex, high performance, tail wheel and aerobatics endorsements and over 500 hours in the air). She was introduced to air racing in the 1990s and participated in the Great Southern Air Race several times as well as serving on the Board. She has also raced in the Air Race Classic twice and volunteers as an Assistant Board of Director.
Anita is Senior Compliance Analyst at NextEra Energy in Juno Beach, Florida. A longtime historical reenactor, she owns her own field cannon and received Black Powder Certification from the State of Florida several years ago. Anita also enjoys firing her Glock 43 and Browning 9mm HP pistols and hopes to enter competitions when she becomes more proficient.
She is a Founding Member of the Treasure Coast Chapter of the 99s and a member at-large of Women in Aviation International. Anita also volunteers in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Air (USCGA District 7 Aviation.)