Eastern Region Deputy Regional Administrator
Steven Jones currently serves as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Deputy Regional Administrator for the Eastern Region. He was appointed to the position in 2021 and had been leading management operations since 2016 as the Eastern Region Senior Advisor for the Office of the Regional Administrator.
He joined the FAA in 1996 and has worked as a member of the agency’s Civil Rights Staff ensuring equal access to air transportation services in the U.S. Steve has held the roles of Acting Eastern Region Regional Administrator and Acting Deputy Regional Administrator in prior years.
He developed a thorough understanding of the National Airspace System and the complex operations within the Eastern Region while progressively serving as the Acting Executive Operations Manager, the Executive Operations Supervisor, and the Building Services Team Lead. He was responsible for and successfully led the STEM Aviation and Space Education Program, noise responses, FOIA, and facility management services for the Eastern Region.
In 2005, Steve joined the Eastern Region Logistics Division as a Contracting Specialist in Acquisitions after serving in the Accounting Division beginning in 2000. He managed contracts on the east and west coasts for up to $10 million in aerospace infrastructure and operational services.
Steve completed his Associates of Science from Queensborough Community College in 1996. He earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources from Baruch College in 1999 and received his Master’s in Business Administration in 2004 from Keller Graduate School of Management. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Vaughn College of Aeronautics since 2005.
Last updated: Friday, December 23, 2022