Amy Lind Corbett is the Regional Administrator for the FAA's New England Region. The six-state, ten Tribal Nation region covers 160,000 square miles of airspace, maintains 68 facilities and employs approximately 1,700 employees. The region hosts the agency's Flight Standards NextGen office, the Engine and Propeller Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service, and the Boston Aircraft Evaluation Group.
Ms. Corbett is the national leader for FAA's Aviation and Space Education Program designed to strengthen the foundation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics among students seeking careers in the aviation and space industries.
The FAA Administrator appointed Ms. Corbett to serve as the agency's liaison to Women in Aviation, International, a premier organization whose membership exceeds 8,000 aviation enthusiasts. Amy serves on the Women in Aviation, International, Board of Directors, is on the Executive Council, and is Chair of the Education Committee. Amy is on the Board of Directors for the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board.
Ms. Corbett was selected for the region's top post on August 25, 2002. She began her FAA career in November 1981 as a General Attorney, Office of the Regional Counsel, New England Region. In 1989 she was named Regional Counsel.
Ms. Corbett holds a private pilot license, is a 1970 graduate of Regis College, and a former educator. In 1981 she received her law degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and became a member of the Massachusetts Bar. She also holds a masters degree from the University of Maine and an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, from Regis College, 2012.
Throughout her career she has received numerous performance awards and professional honors.