With the first NATA member committee meetings just over a month away, the association has completed a restructuring of the member committees to more closely align with NATA’s strategic goals. Under the revised structure, the following committees will exist:
- Airport Business Committee – This committee will focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses operating on an airport, including FBOs, repair stations, charter operators and other aeronautical service and support operations. The Airport Business Committee will initially include members of the previous Airports, Business Management and Environmental Committees.
- Air Charter Committee – This committee will remain unchanged and continue to focus on issues affecting Part 135 on-demand charter and Part 91K operations.
- Aircraft Maintenance and Systems Technology Committee – This committee will also remain unchanged and continue to focus on issues affecting aircraft maintenance and certificated repair stations.
- Safety 1st Committee – The Safety 1st committee will consist of members of the previous Safety and Security Committee and will provide input and advice on NATA’s highly successful Safety 1st program.
- Flight Training Committee – This committee will remain unchanged and continue to focus on issues impacting flight training providers, including certificated and non-certificated flight schools and Part 142 training centers.
NATA’s member committees are open to all members and work to advance the objectives outlined in the NATA Strategic Plan, while also serving as a forum where member companies can:
- Provide input to the association on the key issues affecting aviation businesses and guidance on the course the association takes in addressing those issues
- Leverage industry expertise to create products that provide a general benefit to the association membership
- Network with other aviation business professionals, industry leaders and key government officials
The Airport Business, Air Charter, Aircraft Maintenance and Safety 1st Committees will hold in-person meetings on Wednesday, April 24, following the conclusion of NATA’s Aviation Business & Legislative Conference.
To register for the 2013 Spring Committee Meetings please use this form or register online by clicking here.
Member-based committees play an important role in achieving an effective and progressive NATA and are a vital part of the association’s operations.
There are some basic purposes to utilizing a committee and advantages to be gained. Bringing together a cross section of member knowledge and experience, an effective committee can generate qualified group judgment and continuity of thinking. To the NATA staff liaison, it provides constructive guidance and direction.
The committee’s ability to provide direct member involvement ensures that NATA truly represents its members. And the committee is both a classroom and a proving ground for developing better informed and more knowledgeable members who could in the future serve on the association’s board of directors.
The COMMITTEE MEMBER HANDBOOK is a compilation of information, ideas and observations about committees – their organization, operation and composition – gained from the board, committee members, staff liaisons and other active trade associations. To review the COMMITTEE MEMBER HANDBOOK, please click here. (Revised March 2012.)
Guests are welcome at NATA committee meetings. If you would like to attend an upcoming meeting, or if you are interested in becoming a member of one the NATA Committees, please contact that committee’s chairperson and staff liaison and express your interest.