RTCA Governance
Representatives from RTCA Member Organizations provide important leadership for the global aviation industry on our Board of Directors and Advisory Board.
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RTCA Board of Directors

The RTCA Board of Directors is responsible for management and fiduciary oversight. This includes reviewing and approving the annual operating budget. The Board of Directors also works in conjunction with the RTCA Advisory Board to establish RTCA policies and programs. The Board of Directors and Advisory Board are listed below.

Steve Brown, Chairman

National Business Aviation Association Learn more

Melissa Rudinger, Treasurer

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Learn more

Lorne Cass

Aero NowGen Solutions, LLC Learn more

Nate Boelkins

Collins Aerospace Learn more

Terry McVenes

President & CEO RTCA, Inc Learn more

Brett Eastham, Corporate Secretary

RTCA, Inc Learn more

Gregg Leone

MITRE Learn more

Dan Murray

The Boeing Corporation Learn more

Vipul Gupta

Honeywell International, Inc Learn more

RTCA Advisory Board

The Advisory Board serves as an important link between the members of RTCA and the organization’s policy development activities by establishing RTCA policies and programs. Individuals from RTCA member organizations are elected to serve on the Advisory Board.

The Advisory Board includes all the members of the Board of Directors and the following:

Ali Bahrami

ex officio Federal Aviation Administration

Carlos Cirilo

International Air Transport Association

Carol Huegel

Principal, Gate 2 Gate Solutions

Chris Oswald

Senior VP - Safety and Regulatory Affairs - Airports Council International - North America

Jeremy Thomas

Reliable Robotics

Cpt. Houston Mills

United Parcel Service

Eddie Mayenschein

Transportation Security Administration

James Viola

Helicopter Association International

Jens Hennig

General Aviation Manufacturers Association

Pamela Whitley, ex officio

Federal Aviation Administration

Paul Rinaldi

President National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Randy Kenagy

Air Line Pilots Association, International

Richard Stansbury


Robert Pearce

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rowayne Schatz

Department of Defense

Sean Cassidy

Amazon Prime

Sean Sullivan

Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Stacy Cordell

University of Kansas

Tom Ferrell

Joby Aviation

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