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Key Officials

Policy, International Affairs, and Environment leads the agency's efforts to increase the safety and capacity of the global aerospace system in an environmentally sound manner.

Office of Aviation Policy and Plans develops, facilitates, coordinates, and implements cross-cutting civil aerospace system policies, goals, and priorities.

  • Acting Executive Director, Daniel Blum
  • Acting Deputy Executive Director, Karlin Toner

Office of International Affairs leads FAA's international programs for the harmonization of global standards, technical assistance, training, and infrastructure planning.

  • Executive Director, India Pinkney
  • Deputy Executive Director, David Burkholder
  • Regional Directors:
    • Africa, Europe & Middle East Office, Tina Amereihn
    • Asia Pacific Office, Chris Carter
    • Western Hemisphere Office, Melvin Cintron
    • ICAO and International Training, Ian Ross
    • Global Strategy and Mission Support, Michelle Westover

Office of Environment and Energy develops, recommends, and coordinates national aviation policy relating to environmental and energy matters, which includes noise and emissions.

National Engagement & Regional Administration leads a nationwide organization through a headquarters office in Washington, DC and nine regional offices strategically located across the country.

Last updated: Thursday, April 11, 2024