RAA Names Stacey Bechdolt, Director-Safety & Technical Affairs

Washington, DC—May 4, 2012—The Regional Airline Association (RAA) announced the addition of Stacey Bechdolt as Director-Safety & Technical Affairs to its Washington, DC-based staff.

Most recently serving as Manager-Training Compliance and AQP Coordinator for Comair, Bechdolt has years of experience in the airline industry and is an aviation attorney specializing in aviation regulations, operations and safety.  A member of various FAA rulemaking committees, Bechdolt also holds a number of NTSB certificates in related aspects of accident investigations.  A graduate of the Indiana University School of Law with a Masters Degree from the University of Pacific, Bechdolt is also a certified private pilot.

“RAA’s member airlines will be well served to have a professional with Stacey’s broad regulatory and legal skills working on their behalf,” said RAA President Roger Cohen. “Most importantly, she’s passionate about aviation safety – and we’re thrilled to have her onboard in this vital role with our Senior VP-Operations & Safety Scott Foose, our staff and our member airlines on the RAA team.”