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Expert in Air Traffic, Air Traffic Management Solutions, Air Traffic Efficiency

Expert ID: 724394 Rhode Island, USA

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Expert has 25 years experience in Air Traffic Management with the FAA at Seattle Air Route Traffic Control Center. For over 15 years, he has lead teams pioneering innovative technologies and methodologies to optimize customer market strategies. Seattle ARTCC Air Traffic Management Unit is recognized globally for unrivaled excellence in this field.
His airport metering programs provide the most efficiently AT managed airports in the world. He has knowledge of all facets of en route Air Traffic Control and Air Traffic Management. Most recently, he was responsible for the successful deployment of NASA's Center TRACON Arrival System at Seattle, Boeing Field and Portland airports. Strategies developed, and deployed in the Pacific Northwest, by these teams in the 1990s are just now being deployed globally.

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Waterbury, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: ba Subject: political science Institution: Purdue University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1982 to 2007 Employer: FAA Title: Front Line Manager Department: Seattle ARTCC System Operations Responsibilities: Expert Professional Experience Federal Aviation Administration May, 1982 to Present Seattle Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) Supervisor Traffic Management September12, 2001 to present Responsible for providing first line supervision in the Seattle ARTCC Traffic Management Unit. Major Deliverables: Automated Arrival Flow Management (AFM). Logged over 6,000 hours “hands-on” operation application of the MITRE ASP/HOST and NASA/CSC TMA metering systems to manage arrivals to SEA/BFI/PDX. 1991 to present CTAS at Seattle System Operations. Responsible for the transition from ASP Meter to CTAS/TMA Meter at ZSE/S46/SEA/BFI/P80O/P80T. Program 6 months ahead of schedule and $5 million under budget. Arrival Sequencing Program/Time Based Metering-SEA/PDX/BFI/GEG/SEA+BFI. Seattle ARTCC TMU has successfully metered arrivals to our major airports since 1990. As a result, our facility has logged more hours than any other facility in the world. Category 3 Metering Protocols. Seattle ARTCC TMU commenced an effort to Meter only Category 3 aircraft during low RVR operations at SEA/PDX/BFI/GEG/SEA+BFI while allowing Category 1 and 2 customers an airborne hold option should conditions improve. Product delivered November, 2004. Tactical Arrival Sequencing Initiative. Tactical Arrival Sequencing Initiative (TASI) is the culmination of a one and a half year effort to maximize NAS efficiency when an impacting condition at an airport does not permit all arrivals access to the airport for an unknown period of time (e.g. weather below most customers landing minima, airport equipment outage, etc.). Product delivered for all ZSE customers November, 2004. Operations Supervisor January 1998 to September 11, 2001 Responsible for providing first line supervision of Air Traffic operations in areas A, B and C of Seattle ARTCC. Traffic Management Coordinator November 1991 through December 1997 Conceived and developed the Crescent City Arrival Reservoir Plan (CARP). Plan allows customer to determine during which phase of their operation it would be most advantageous to incur delay during San Francisco Ground Delay Programs. This program has resulted in over $10 million dollars savings to our customers. * Air Traffic Control Specialist May 1982 to November 1991 Provided Air Traffic services to customers at Seattle ARTCC, D area operations. Education BA Purdue University 1981 FAA Center for Management Development - 22 semester hours graduate level Mgmt. Sciences 1990-2002

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Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1981 to 2007 Agency: Federal Aviation Administration Role: Front Line Manager Description: Expert Professional Experience Federal Aviation Administration May, 1982 to Present Seattle Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) Supervisor Traffic Management September12, 2001 to present Responsible for providing first line supervision in the Seattle ARTCC Traffic Management Unit. Major Deliverables: Automated Arrival Flow Management (AFM). Logged over 6,000 hours “hands-on” operation application of the MITRE ASP/HOST and NASA/CSC TMA metering systems to manage arrivals to SEA/BFI/PDX. 1991 to present CTAS at Seattle System Operations. Responsible for the transition from ASP Meter to CTAS/TMA Meter at ZSE/S46/SEA/BFI/P80O/P80T. Program 6 months ahead of schedule and $5 million under budget. Arrival Sequencing Program/Time Based Metering-SEA/PDX/BFI/GEG/SEA+BFI. Seattle ARTCC TMU has successfully metered arrivals to our major airports since 1990. As a result, our facility has logged more hours than any other facility in the world. Category 3 Metering Protocols. Seattle ARTCC TMU commenced an effort to Meter only Category 3 aircraft during low RVR operations at SEA/PDX/BFI/GEG/SEA+BFI while allowing Category 1 and 2 customers an airborne hold option should conditions improve. Product delivered November, 2004. Tactical Arrival Sequencing Initiative. Tactical Arrival Sequencing Initiative (TASI) is the culmination of a one and a half year effort to maximize NAS efficiency when an impacting condition at an airport does not permit all arrivals access to the airport for an unknown period of time (e.g. weather below most customers landing minima, airport equipment outage, etc.). Product delivered for all ZSE customers November, 2004. Operations Supervisor January 1998 to September 11, 2001 Responsible for providing first line supervision of Air Traffic operations in areas A, B and C of Seattle ARTCC. Traffic Management Coordinator November 1991 through December 1997 Conceived and developed the Crescent City Arrival Reservoir Plan (CARP). Plan allows customer to determine during which phase of their operation it would be most advantageous to incur delay during San Francisco Ground Delay Programs. This program has resulted in over $10 million dollars savings to our customers. * Air Traffic Control Specialist May 1982 to November 1991 Provided Air Traffic services to customers at Seattle ARTCC, D area operations. Education BA Purdue University 1981 FAA Center for Management Development - 22 semester hours graduate level Mgmt. Sciences 1990-2002

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