Posted on: 17 February 2015 by Ross McSweeny
The Regional Airline Association has promoted Stacey Bechdolt to vice-president–safety & operations and regulatory counsel, and added Jennifer Sunderman to its team as director–operations, safety & technical services.
Bechdolt, who joined RAA in 2012, has more than 15 years of experience in aviation operations, safety and regulations as an advocate for the regional airline industry. Her work at RAA focuses on operational safety management and the impact of regulations on flight and technical operations.
An active member of several government-industry collaborative groups, including a number of Aviation Rulemaking Committees, she represents member airlines to industry groups and administrative agencies. Bechdolt was recently appointed to the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) Board of Trustees.
Sunderman worked most recently as an aviation analyst supporting the FAA on air traffic organisation performance measures. She has also served in a variety of safety and operations positions at ExpressJet and Atlantic Southeast Airlines and holds an aviation safety degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.