An AERO Webinar on Emergency Preparedness and Response for Corporate and Business Aviation, Hosted by Go Crisis
November 17, 2020 – 11:00 to 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
In today’s world, corporate and business aviation has taken on an even greater importance. One of the worst nightmares any corporate operator can have is the phone call that the aircraft carrying your employees has had an accident. As horrific as this may be to contemplate, the dimensions of the event are magnified and complicated by our current pandemic. Moreover, many of the problems associated with this pandemic will be with us for the foreseeable future.
During this webinar, our panel of experts will, among other areas,
- Dealing with an emergency in the pandemic era
- Who goes where?
- What to expect in the investigation
- Anticipating and dealing with logistical issues
- The “socially distanced” emergency response
- What to expect . . . and not expect . . . .from the NTSB
- Family assistance issues
- Effective training exercises and tabletop drills
- And a whole lot more . . . .
Your hostess for the event:
Pamela Pullen – Global Aviation Emergency Response Manager – UPS Airlines
Pamela is responsible for the training and coordination of the UPS Family Assistance Support Team (FAST) for UPS Airlines based out of Louisville, KY. She is a 35 year UPS employee with an extensive background in Human Resources & Safety. She serves as Chair for the Aviation Emergency Response Organization (AERO) in Washington, D.C.
Our expert panelists will include:
Mark S. Chaney, CAM – Sr. Director, Aviation Services – Coca Cola Consolidated, Inc.
Mark is the Sr. Director, Aviation Services for Coca Cola Bottling, Inc. He has over 44 years of experience in the aviation industry with 41 years in business aviation. He became on of the first Certified Aviation Managers (CAM) and holds FAA Airframe & Powerplant certificates with Inspection Authorization, as well as Private Pilot and Aircraft Dispatcher certificates. Mark graduated from the Florida Academy of Aerospace Technology in 1976 with an A&P certificate. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting.
Greg Feith – President – Feith & Associates
Gregory Feith is a former Senior Air Safety Investigator and “Go-Team” captain with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and has investigated well over 2500 general aviation, business/corporate and air transport (commercial air carrier) aircraft incidents and accidents worldwide during his 40 years as an aircraft accident investigator and aviation safety expert. Greg spent more than 21 years with the NTSB, serving as the Investigator-In-Charge or U.S. Accredited Representative for the investigation of numerous high profile aircraft accidents.
David J. Rimmer – President and Chief Executive Officer – Talon Air
David Rimmer is president of Talon Air Jets, a New York based Part 135 charter operator with 40+ aircraft under management, where he is also Accountable Executive and Emergency Response Manager. He is the former president of Alerion and ExcelAire and has served on the Board of Governors of the Air Charter Safety Foundation and as chair of the NATA Air Charter Committee. David was one of seven passengers who survived a 2006 midair over Brazil between a Legacy 600 and a Boeing 737-800.
Ian McAllister – Founder – Hope Advocacy Group
HOPE Advocacy group provides planning, training, and support for emergency response events. Emphasis is on logistics and humanitarian support. Ian was formerly Director of Emergency Operations for an emergency response organization, an aircraft dispatcher for both part 121 and part 135/91K operations, worked as an ATC Coordinator, Family Assistance Team Member, and was a Disaster Response Team Lead for the American Red Cross. He is certified through FEMA in Incident Command Systems (ICS) and National Incident Management Systems (NIMS).
Mark A. Dombroff – Partner – Fox Rothschild LLP
Mark Dombroff brings decades of experience to a “nuts and bolts” discussion of the changing face of emergency training, planning and response. Mark started his career as an attorney with the Federal Aviation Administration and then as the Director of Aviation at the U.S. Department of Justice. For the last 40 plus years, he has represented all aspects of the aviation industry and has been involved in most global aviation disasters assisting his clients with emergency planning, responding to the investigation and, ultimately, the litigation. As a recognized expert in the area, Mark is a regular contributor on all things aviation to the 24/7 news networks and global media.