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

Philip Bingham, Division Director, Electrification & Energy Infrastructure Division — Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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

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).

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 [Retired]), 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