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Center Operations Division


James Connett
(609) 485-4880

Administrative Contact

Theresa Valiante
(609) 485-9145


We excel at providing the critical infrastructure and support services to the nation's premier air transportation system laboratory. We accomplish this with a diverse team of dedicated professionals, leveraging emerging technologies and applying quality processes.

Description of Work

The Center Operations Division provides facility operations and maintenance, engineering design and construction, and operational support services for all organizations and personnel residing on properties located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center. It is the responsibility of Center Operations to provide a safe, healthy, and secure work environment while operating, maintaining and enhancing the Technical Center's support infrastructure (buildings, roads, utilities, and land). We are committed to ensuring campus compliance to environmental laws, policies, directives, and initiatives and we manage our cross-agency relationships through support agreements and land permits. Center Operations is also responsible for the internal audits and quality management systems for FAA's ISO certified organizations, providing logistics support to all FAA residents, and producing award winning videos, exhibits, displays, and graphics that document the technical work performed within the William J. Hughes Technical Center campus.

Branch Branch Manager Phone
Quality Management & Support Services Sean Fagan (609) 485-4439
Center Service Liaison & Imaging Technologies Michele Holmes (609) 485-5614
Facilities Operations James Layton (609) 485-5998
Facilities Engineering Andy Abraham (609) 485-4078
Logistics Management Laurel Wittman (609) 485-6719
Security and EOSH Michael Sears (609) 485-6319

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