Curriculum Vitae

Highlights

  • 19 years of professional air traffic control experience with the Federal Aviation Administration
  • 27 years of activity in the field of aviation
  • More than 10 years of labor relations experience
  • Trained Facilitator for Federal Aviation Administration Safety Risk Management Panels
  • Subject Matter Expert (“SME”) in numerous aviation safety matters

Experience

  • Air Traffic Control Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Safety Committee, National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • Principal Facility Representative, NATCA Local TOL
  • Special Event Representative, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Education

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Wayne State University, The Labor Studies Center

Aviation Related Certifications

  • Certified Professional Controller
  • Control Tower Operator (“CTO”) Certificate
  • Commerical Airplane, Single and Multi-engine Land Certificate
  • Instrument Airplane Certificate
  • Limited Aviation Weather Reporting Station (“LAWRS”) Certificate

Interviews, Presentations, and Speaking Engagements

  • Exhibitor, Bowling Green State University Aviation Career Fair
  • Presenter, Notre Dame Academy Career Week
  • Panelist, Bowling Green State University Aviation Leaders Forum
  • Panelist, Pilot-Controller Communications, NATCA Communicating for Safety Conference
  • Interview with an Air Traffic Controller, Job Shadow.com

Aviation Awards and Recognition

  • Honorable Mention, Archie League Medal of Safety Awards Program
  • Third Place, Airports Category, AOPA 2007 General Aviation Photography Contest

Charitable and Community Involvement

  • Organize and facilitate pilot/controller forums which include question and answer sessions and briefings on procedures, communications, and expectations
  • Participate in career fairs at local high schools and universities as a representative of the air traffic control occupation
  • Foster the development of ages 4 through 6 hockey players as a USA Hockey Level 1 certified coach
  • Participate in the NATCA Charitable Foundation by collecting school supplies and distributing backpacks for underprivileged children in Northwest Ohio.