OPERATIONS, SAFETY, PLANNING, AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

The mission of the AAAE Operations, Safety, and Planning Committee is to: (1) provide member views, analyses, and comments used by AAAE staff in the development of AAAE positions and formal correspondence with federal agencies; and (2) develop professional programs and services for the airport community on those issues related to airport operations, safety, and planning.

Committee Leadership and Liaisons

Sarah Demory,  A.A.E., ACE

Chair
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Serena Sheetz,  C.M., ACE

Vice Chair
San Francisco International Airport

Joe Marana,  A.A.E., ACE

Vice Chair
Fort Wayne International Airport

Ryan Sheehan,  A.A.E.

Vice Chair
Spokane International Airport

Justin Barkowski

Staff Liaison
AAAE

Jeremy Valcich,  C.M., ACE, IACE

Staff Liaison
AAAE

OSPEM Committee Working Groups

Airside Operations and Safety
Vice Chair:
Serena Sheetz, C.M., ACE, San Francisco Int’l Airport

WG Co-Leads:
Dustin N. Havel, A.A.E., ACE, Jackson Hole Airport
Tyler Miller, A.A.E., ACE, Corpus Christi International Airport

Subject Matter Experts:
Ralph Tamburro, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Robert M. Varani, C.M., PMP, VMC LLC

Emergency Management
Vice Chair:
Joseph Marana, A.A.E., ACE, Fort Wayne Int’l Airport

WG Co-Leads:
Jordan Biegler, A.A.E., Hillsborough County Aviation Authority
Kristi Rollwagen, Minneapolis-St. Paul Int'l Airport

Emerging Aviation Technologies
Vice Chair:
Ryan H. Sheehan, A.A.E., Spokane International Airport

WG Co-Leads:
Brett Fay, C.M., Tampa International Airport
Brendan J. Reed, A.A.E., CEM, LEED AP, San Diego International Airport

WG Co-Vice Leads:
Lisa Harmon, Mead & Hunt, Inc.
Zachary Shuman, C.M., Woolpert

Subject Matter Experts:
Jason Schwartz, IACE, Port of Portland
Jeremy Worrall, A.A.E., ACE, Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities

Geospatial
WG Co-Leads:
Joe Suglia, GISP, Southwest Florida International Airport
Ed Copeland, GISP, Woolpert
Erin Emmons, GISP, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. 

Planning
Vice Chair:
Ryan H. Sheehan, A.A.E., Spokane International Airport

WG Co-Leads:
Shailesh Gongal, A.A.E., Massachusetts Port Authority
Fabien Vivier, A.A.E., ACE, United Airlines


Wildlife Management
Vice Chair:
Joseph G. Marana, A.A.E., ACE, Fort Wayne International Airport


WG Co-Leads:
John Ostrom, C.M., Minneapolis-St. Paul Int’l Airport
Christopher Pollock, C.M., ACE, John Glenn Columbus Int'l Airport