Oversight & Governance

Two governing bodies oversee Safe Skies' policies and activities:

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors focuses on organizational structure and corporate development. The following individuals currently serve on Safe Skies' board:

Chairman: Bill Marrison, President (Retired) — McGhee Tyson Airport

Jordan R. Christensen, C.M., A.C.E., Airport Security Manager —  Boise Airport

Wendy S. Beckman, Ed.D., Chair & Professor, Aerospace Department — Middle Tennessee State University

Scott Broyles, President & CEO — National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc.

John Chaussee, Sr. Director, Security and Network Operations Center — Southwest Airlines

Dan Flynn, President Security Radar Integrators, Inc.

Chris Hinds, A.C.E., Manager, Operations & Aviation Security — Columbus Regional Airport Authority

Richard Raines, Director, Electrical and Electronic Systems Research Division — Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Jennifer Roberts, Sr. Vice President & CFO — National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc.

Oversight Committee

Our Oversight Committee approves applied research projects and sets Safe Skies' testing program priorities. The Oversight Committee includes representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), Airport Consultants Council (ACC), and Airlines for America (A4A).

Chairman: T.J. Schulz, Staff Representative — ACC

Chris Bidwell, Staff Representative — ACI-NA

Frank Capello (Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intl. Airport), Public Safety and Security Committee — ACI-NA

Colleen Chamberlain, Staff Representative — AAAE

Jeanne Olivier (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey), Transportation Security Services Committee — AAAE

Craig Lowe, Staff Representative — A4A

Bill Marrison (McGhee Tyson Airport), Board of Directors Chair — National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc.

Ex Officio Members
Federal Aviation Administration
Transportation Security Administration