WASHINGTON, DC – October 19,2022 – RTCA, Inc. announces today the appointment of Chris Rocheleau and Dr. Kerry Buckley to its Board of Directors.
Chris Rocheleau was recently named the new chief operating officer for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). In that role he oversees all of NBAA’s activities related to aircraft and flight department operations, including administrative, financial, and human resources functions. Rocheleau recently came to the NBAA after serving over 20 years with the FAA, including as acting associate administrator for aviation safety, chief of staff, assistant administrator for policy, executive director for international affairs, and director of the office of emergency operations and investigations.
Dr. Kerry Buckley serves as vice president for the MITRE Corporation’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (CAASD), the federally funded research and development center that MITRE operates for the FAA. She leads MITRE’s domestic and international civil aviation, aerospace, and transportation strategic and business operations. Her previous roles at MITRE included vice president, Air and Space Forces, for MITRE National Security, vice president for Intelligence Programs, and directed MITRE’s Information Technology Technical Center.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Chris and Kerry to RTCA’s Board of Directors,” said Terry McVenes, RTCA President and CEO. “Their wealth of experience and respect in the industry will serve our organization well as we continue to serve our government, industry, and academic partners.”
Other members of the RTCA Board include Lorne Cass (Aero Now Solutions), Carol Huegel (L3 Harris), Nate Boelkins (Collins Aerospace), Vipul Gupta (Honeywell), Tracy Lamb (Quantum-AI Global), Jim Coon (AOPA), and Dan Murray (Boeing).
About RTCA, Inc.
RTCA is a private, not-for-profit association founded in 1935 as the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics. The mission of RTCA is to inspire the creation and implementation of integrated performance standards that meet changing global aviation environment and ensure the safety, security, and overall health of the aviation ecosystem. For further information please visit the RTCA website at www.rtca.org