Glen A. Martin is the Federal Aviation Administration's Vice President of Safety and Technical Training. In this role, he provides full executive direction as the focal point for safety and quality assurance for the ATO safety management system and quality control of all Air Traffic Organization (ATO) direct mission support technical training.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Martin served as the Federal Aviation Administration's Vice President of Air Traffic Services. In this position he was responsible for providing full executive direction and high-level leadership to a large complex organization assigned responsibility for delivering air traffic services to the customer. He coordinates efforts to (1) ensure the safe and efficient utilization of the NAS and (2) develop ATO policies, technical standards, and procedures for overall air traffic services, daily and future capabilities and operations, real-time operations measures, organizational performance metrics, and financial management associated with providing this service.
Previously, Mr. Martin served as the Regional Administrator for the Western-Pacific Region from August 2014 to January 2017. In this role, he was the principal representative of the FAA Administrator and the senior FAA official in the Western-Pacific Region. He provided critical aviation leadership, integration, and business services to internal and external customers, serving as an essential agency link to state and local entities to facilitate integrated planning, implementation, and execution of FAA programs and initiatives.
Mr. Martin also served as Terminal District Manager for the Lake Effect District in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin. Before assuming the position, he was the Air Traffic Manager at the New York, Cleveland and Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Centers. He began his FAA career in 1988 as an air traffic controller and has worked in several positions throughout the agency.
Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Missouri and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Strayer University.