John Speckin is the Acting Director of the Aviation Logistics Organization (ALO) where he provides executive oversight of the FAA's real and personal property assets. The organization also provides related business support services to help customers maintain the efficiency of the national air space system. ALO is accountable for over 267,000 assets and a motor fleet of over 4400 GSA and 218 FAA owned vehicles. It manages approximately 3500 leases and leads DOT's real property asset management with 62,000 assets. ALO also manages over 1.5 million square feet of administrative space and provides office design and construction.
John Speckin previously assumed the position as the Deputy Regional Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Central Region in January 2008. In addition to his regional responsibilities for the four-state region (IA, MO, KS, and NE), Mr. Speckin also contributes to various national initiatives, including the Airport Obstructions Standards Committee Working Group and the Succession Planning Committee for the Regions and Center Operations.
In 1996, Mr. Speckin was selected as the FAA's Regional St. Louis Program Manager of the $2.6 billion expansion of the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, integrating both FAA and Airport activities required to commission the new runway and other airfield improvements.
In 2001, he was selected as the Regional Terminal Business Manager. This role later evolved into the Terminal Planning Account Manager position with the Air Traffic Organization, where Mr. Speckin provided both tactical and strategic planning for all Central Region Terminal facilities. The last few years as Account Manager, Mr. Speckin's work involved more national planning initiatives, such as developing a sustainment model for ATCTs / TRACON, planning for NextGen control facilities, and the planning for several larger East coast facilities.
Mr. Speckin holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Kansas.