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
Wendy S. Beckman, Ed.D., Chair & Professor, Aerospace Department — Middle Tennessee State University
Martina Benedikovicova, MBA, CPP, C.M., Security Compliance Coordinator — Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Scott Broyles, President & CEO — National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc.
Cameron Burkel, C.M., Manager, Aviation Security and Law Enforcement — San Diego International Airport
John Chaussee, Sr. Director, Security and Network Operations Center — Southwest Airlines
Chris Hinds, A.C.E., Manager, Operations and 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.
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
Terry Blue (Memphis International Airport), Transportation Security Services Committee — AAAE
Frank Capello (Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intl. Airport), Public Safety and Security Committee — ACI-NA
Colleen Chamberlain, Staff Representative — 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