Gene E. Roth

Director, National External Operations, Policy & Compliance Programs, ACR-4

Gene Roth is the Director of the National Externalgene e. roth headshot Operations and Policy Programs at the FAA.  As the Director, Mr. Roth is responsible for overseeing all of the FAA’s external civil rights programs covered by four teams that include the Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concession DBE (ACDBE) Compliance Program; Airport Nondiscrimination Compliance Program which includes Title VI, Limited English Proficiency, and Environmental Justice; Airport Disability Compliance Program which includes the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; and National External Policy and Compliance that is responsible for all related guidance, orders, and regulations for the three program areas and has the additional responsibility for stakeholder engagement, agency training and technical assistance, and investigations of complaints against FAA from the public related to its compliance with the civil rights programs. 

Prior to joining FAA in January 2011, Mr. Roth served as the Executive Director of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) and the AMAC Educational and Scholarship Program (AMACESP) in Washington, DC.  AMAC is the largest national trade association in the United States dedicated to increasing opportunities for minorities and women in the aviation industry. Prior to joining AMAC/AMACESP, Mr. Roth worked for Enterprise Rent-A-Car as the Director of Corporate Purchasing and Supplier Diversity.

A St. Louis, Missouri native currently living in Baltimore, MD.  Mr. Roth holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. in Management. 

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