STEPHEN E. IRWIN, MS, A.A.E., IAP

984 Chamomile Lane, Brentwood, CA 94513-2020(925) 470-6461Stephen.Irwin@outlook.com

My status SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
  • ICAO Project Manager/Civil Aviation Advisor to Government of Afghanistan
  • Experience with Major Corporations as Aviation SME in Business Development & Marketing
  • Experience with FAR Part 139/TSAR 1542 at large and medium hubs
  • Experience with FAR Part 121 Supplemental Carrier as Planning Manager
  • Four years experience as AIRFIELD MANAGER of a major NATO base
  • Over 2500 hours of C-130 aircrew officer experience
  • Instructor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in AIRPORT MANAGEMENT
  • Master of Science Degree in Aviation Management
  • American Association of Airport Executives Accredited Airport Executive (AAE)
  • ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program (IAP)
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A & P) License Holder
  • Computer software, hardware, networking, webmaster experience
  • SWAAAE Presidents Award Recipient 1997

RELEVANT AIRPORT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE:
  • Served as PROJECT MANAGER of one of the largest ICAO projects in the world, responsible for multi-million dollar project implementation, overseeing staff of 40
  • Strong background in both Landside and Airside Operations, working with passengers, cargo carriers, tenants, the media and airport staff to ensure a safe, secure and efficient facility
  • Have served as ACTING AIRPORT DIRECTOR in their absence and outside normal business hours
  • Former appointed member of California Transportation Commission, Technical Advisory Committee on Aeronautics advising the Commission on all state aviation regulatory, statutory and budgetary matters
  • Former Committee Member, Transportation Security Services, American Association of Airport Executives
  • Former Committee Member, Public Safety & Security Committee, Airports Council International - North America
  • Past Chair, Legislative Committee, Southwest Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives spearheading legislative action in five states
  • Presenter on Airport Management topics at industry workshops and conferences
  • Managed one of the largest and busiest military base operations in Europe: RAF Upper Heyford implementing numerous innovative improvements covering all facets of airfield management, including: pavements, navigational aids, communication, and IT projects. Formed model training program that maximized personnel performance Implemented FAA programs to eliminate runway intrusions Managed flightline driving program to include training, licensing, and enforcement
  • Strong writing skills authoring numerous documents including airport rules and regulations, standard operating procedures, an article published in the November 2005 issue of Airport Business titled We Came to Help describing my experiences in Iraq, an article published in the March 2006 issue of Airport Business on ISO 9000 registration in an airport management environment, an RFP on computer automation of FAR Part 139 compliance and A Study of the Impact of Implementation of the Passenger Facility Charge on Airport Capital Expenditures. I'm currently working on an article about vertical integration within the airport industry and another on ethics and the administration of public-use airports.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
Aviation Consultant 2011 - Present
ICAO Project Manager and Civil Aviation Advisor, Kabul, Afghanistan 2007 - 2011
Aviation Consultant 2006 - 2007
Director, Aviation Security Solutions: Raytheon Corporation 2006 - 2006
Manager, Homeland Security Initiatives: Lockheed Martin Corporation 2005 - 2006
Passenger Terminal Manager: Basra International Airport, Iraq 2003 - 2004
Airport Duty Manager: Oakland International Airport, Oakland, California 2000 - 2003
Operations Training Supervisor: San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California 1998 - 2000
Airport Operations Supervisor: San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California 1996 - 1998
Airfield Safety Officer: San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California 1994 - 1996
Part 121 Maintenance Planner, Planning Manager: Viscount Air Service, Tucson, Arizona 1993 - 1994
Operations Supervisor: Burbank - Glendale - Pasadena Airport, California 1991 - 1992
Squadron Navigator; Supervisor of Flying: Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona 1990 - 1991
Chief of Airfield Management: RAF Upper Heyford, United Kingdom 1985 - 1989
Squadron Navigator: Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona 1982 - 1984
Squadron Navigator: Clark Air Base, Republic of Philippines 1979 - 1981
Navigator Training: Mather AFB, California 1978 - 1978
Jet Aircraft Mechanic: Rhein-Main Air Base, Federal Republic of Germany 1971 - 1977

EDUCATION:
M.S., Aviation Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 1995
B.S., Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 1977
FAA/AAAE Senior Safety and Operations Specialist School, San Antonio, Texas 1991
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University "Airport Emergency Response" seminar, San Francisco IAP 1992
AAAE Airport Noise and Land Use Seminar, San Francisco, California 1994
FAA/AAAE Airport Safety and Maintenance Management School, Jacksonville, Florida 1994
SCC/PDI Professional Accreditation Academy, Denton, Texas 1994
AAAE U.S./European Landside Revenue Enhancement Workshop, London, UK 1995
AAAE/ABA Basics of Airport Law, Washington, D.C. 1995
FAA Civil Aviation Security Course, San Jose, California 1996
USDA Airport-related Wildlife Hazards and Damage Control Workshop 1997
Standardized Emergency Management System & Incident Command System Training 1997
Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Massport "Airport Innovations" Course, Boston, MA 1998
University of Westminster "Capacity Management & Demand Analysis" Seminar, London, UK 2000
California Specialized Training Institute, Media Relations and Interview Training, Oakland, CA 2001
Lockheed Martin LM21 Lean Leadership Training, Washington, DC 2005
Signal Bridge Communications Media Training, Marlton, NJ 2005
Raytheon Corporation Business Development 101/102, Reston, VA 2006
Salesforce CRM Training, Online 2006

MEMBERSHIPS:
Founding Member, California Aviation Alliance (CAA)
Former Member, California Transportation Commission - Technical Advisory Committee - Aeronautics
Executive Member, American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
Executive Member, Southwest Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAAE)
Founding Member and Former Board Member, Association of California Airports (ACA)

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