Jenny was appointed Assistant Administrator for Policy, International Affairs, Environment, and Energy (APL), at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in June 2016.
As Assistant Administrator for Policy, International Affairs, Environment, and Energy, Ms. Solomon is responsible for leading the FAA's efforts to foster the safety and capacity of the global aerospace system in an environmentally sound manner. She is currently focused on FAA's reauthorization efforts, corporate management of international engagement through the FAA's Global Leadership Initiative (GLI), and overseeing the agency's environmental activities and initiatives in NextGen and ICAO.
Prior to joining the FAA, Ms. Solomon served as a Professional Staff Member on the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee, working on the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety & Security. She served on the Commerce Committee staff for Chairman Jay Rockefeller, then Ranking Member Bill Nelson.
Before joining the Commerce Committee, she served in a variety of roles for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. In addition to advising on aviation policy, she developed and implemented legislative strategies on homeland security, surface transportation, and immigration policy.
Ms. Solomon graduated from Duke University with a degree in Political Science, and originally hails from New York City.