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Tuesday, June 11, 2019Committee Meeting

Aviation / Transportation Committee

Aviation / Transportation Committee

Keynote speaker for the June 11 meeting is Kim Sheppard, chief of staff for the Aeronautical Center Director at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (MMAC).


Sheppard, a native of Oklahoma City, has been employed by the FAA at the MMAC for 28 years. She manages a staff that is responsible for providing corporate services to support her and other executives located at the Center. Her staff serves as a focal point for activities ranging from employee recognition programs, ISO certification, strategic planning, corporate communications, community outreach, and project management methodologies.


The aeronautical center director oversees an aviation safety mission in providing technical training (controller, technician, and safety inspector) development and delivery, corporate outreach, emergency readiness, property management, facilities management, and infrastructure support. Oversight includes centralized National Air Space System logistics support, repair and overhaul, as well as financial management, and information systems.


MMAC is home to the largest number of FAA employees located outside the Washington D.C. area. MMAC operates under the Office of Finance Management (AFN), which is responsible for providing and streamlining the FAA's common business services through a consolidated integrated approach. All AFN operations conducted at the MMAC are reported to AFN headquarters located in Washington D.C.


Reserve your seat today by emailing by Friday, June 7, at 3 p.m.



The Norman Chamber Aviation/Transportation Committee monitors aviation and transportation issues relevant to the Norman community and promotes aviation in Norman and the Max Westheimer Airport as valuable community assets.

Who Attends: Representatives from the Norman Chamber, City of Norman, University of Oklahoma, plus special guests and speakers! This meeting is open to all members of the Norman Chamber of Commerce.

When: 2nd Tuesday of every even month from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Max Westheimer Airport, 1700 Lexington Ave., Room 205 (Terminal Building Conference Room)

Reservations are required. Contact Melissa Peterson below for more information.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Max Westheimer Airport
1700 Lexington St., Room 205
Norman, OK 73069
Committee RSVP:
Melissa Peterson

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