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
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.
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ABOUT THE COMMITTEE:
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.