RAA Promotes Stacey Bechdolt to Senior Director-Safety & Technical Affairs and Regulatory Counsel
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Posted by: Admin
Washington, DC—January 15, 2014—The Regional Airline Association (RAA) announced the promotion of Stacey Bechdolt to Senior Director-Safety & Technical Affairs and Regulatory Counsel, effective immediately.
Bechdolt joined RAA in May 2012 as Director-Safety & Technical Affairs bringing her broad regulatory and legal skills to head up the association’s safety and technical issues, including leading the RAA Safety Council in its efforts to share best practices among its members and coordinating the association’s rulemaking activities.
Prior to joining RAA, Bechdolt served as Manager-Training Compliance and AQP Coordinator for Comair. She 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 master’s degree from the University of Pacific, Bechdolt is also a certified private pilot.
“Advancing safety was why RAA was founded in 1975 and it remains our primary mission. Stacey’s drive and passion to focus on aviation safety issues since her arrival at RAA has served our association and airline members well,” said RAA President Roger Cohen. “This well-earned promotion recognizes both the valuable contributions she’s made over a short time, as well as the diverse and skilled talents that will benefit the RAA team - -particularly the safety and professionalism of our industry -- for years to come.”