Robert N. Lewis serves as the Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration's Alaskan Region. He joined the FAA in Anchorage in 1966 after serving a tour with the U. S. Army. Prior to that, he served two years as a Cost Accountant with the Aerojet General Corporation in California. An accountant by training, Mr. Lewis has held a variety of management positions within the FAA in the areas of Accounting, Budget, Airway Facilities, Resource Management, and Logistics. He was appointed Regional Executive Manager in 1997 and Regional Administrator in December 2008.
Mr. Lewis holds a bachelors degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and has done graduate work at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is also a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute. He is a long time scout leader having served 8 ½ years as a Scoutmaster and many years on the Advisory Board for the Western Alaska Council. He has received the Silver Beaver award in recognition of his many years of service to the Boy Scouts. In June 2008, he received the National Career Achievement Award from the FAA's Office of Regions and Centers. Bob is a licensed private pilot. He is married to the former Carla Greenwell and is the proud father of eight children.