Glen Martin is the Regional Administrator for the Western-Pacific Region. He serves as the principal representative of the FAA Administrator and the senior FAA official in the region.
Mr. Martin provides corporate leadership in cross-organizational matters and represents the FAA with industry, the public and governmental organizations. He was selected for this top position on August 10, 2014.
Prior to his appointment as Regional Administrator, Mr. Martin served as the Terminal District Manager for the Lake Effect District in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin. This includes the Chicago O'Hare Airport. Prior to assuming this job he has been the Air Traffic Manager at the New York, Cleveland and Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Centers since 2008. Glen has worked in Tactical Operations at the Great Lakes Region, and at headquarters he worked in the Airspace Management Program, the Air Traffic Operations Program, and at the Command Center.
Glen began his career in 1988 at the Kansas City Downtown Tower. Originally from Kansas City, he received a BSBA from the University of Missouri majoring in Finance and Banking. He later received an MBA from Strayer University graduating with honors. He has received numerous awards, including the Air Traffic Control Association���s 2012 General E.R. Quesada Memorial Award. This is a Medallion Award presented to an individual for an outstanding achievement as an Air Traffic Manager.