Log in

May 24th Luncheon Featuring Mr. Dan Elwell, Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator

  • May 24, 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • The Willard InterContinental, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
  • 140

Registration

  • (10 seats per table)
  • (8 seats per table)

Registration is closed


Dan Elwell

Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator

Dan Elwell is the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Prior to serving as Acting Administrator, Mr. Elwell was the Deputy Administrator of the FAA. President Trump announced the appointment of Mr. Elwell as the Deputy Administrator in June 2017 and he was sworn in to office on June 26, 2017.

Elwell previously served at the FAA as the Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning, and Environment from 2006-2008. Most recently, he was Senior Advisor on Aviation to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao. Earlier in his career, he served as a legislative fellow for the late Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska).

From 2013-2015, as Senior Vice President for Safety, Security, and Operations at Airlines for America (A4A), Elwell was responsible for leading the advancement of commercial aviation safety and security excellence for major U.S. air carriers.

Prior to A4A, Elwell was Vice President of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) from 2008-2013. In this role, Elwell represented civil aerospace manufacturers and led policy development and advocacy for the civil aerospace manufacturing interests of more than 300 AIA member companies.

Elwell was a commercial pilot for 16 years with American Airlines, flying DC-10, MD-80, and B-757/767 aircraft. While maintaining his proficiency as an MD-80 Captain, he served as Managing Director for International and Government Affairs at American Airlines.

Dan earned his pilot wings at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs. Lieutenant Colonel Elwell retired from military service as a Command Pilot with more than 6,000 hours combined civilian and military flight time in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Air Force Reserve, including combat service during Operation Desert Storm.

Note: 

Registration will open at 11:30 AM. The lunch will begin promptly at 12 noon.  Space is limited.  Advance registrations are strongly encouraged. Please let us know if you have special dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian meal)

Guest names for name tags, recommendations to the Club for government invitees, and other questions should be sent to:

Susan Fielders
202-838-3800
info@iacwashington.org


© 2018 IAC Washington

CONTACT US:

 Email: info@iacwashington.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1521Washington, DC 20003
TRL+Space