The Public Safety and Security (PS&S) Committee’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of airports by providing recommendations to industry and government for aviation safety and security policies, identifying and promoting best practices in aviation safety and security, and identifying and/or developing educational and technological resources that help accomplish airport safety and security objectives.


Rob Forester
Senior Manager, Safety & Security Services
San Francisco International Airport

Committee Secretary
Christopher Bidwell
(202) 861-8081

Chris Phelan
(613) 560-9302

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Airports Council Congratulates Sullenberger on Nomination to be U.S. Ambassador to ICAO

ACI-NA today congratulated Chesley Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger on his nomination to be the next ambassador for the United States to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Airports Council Congratulates Griffin on FAA Associate Administrator Appointment

Griffin will be responsible for overseeing airport grants and all programs related to airport safety.

Airports Council Praises Biden Administration’s Continued Support for Modernizing Airport Infrastructure

“We appreciate President Biden’s continued support for modernizing America’s airport infrastructure. We are at the start of what will be a long post-pandemic recovery. Investing in infrastructure, including providing support for the $115 billion backlog of planned airport projects, will play a key role in rebuilding our economy and ensuring we are prepared for future innovations and challenges.”


ACI-NA Commentary on Public Safety & Security

Looking Forward One Year In

By Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO, ACI-NA Now at the one-year milestone of widespread travel and local restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we are reminded that […]

ACI-NA Remembers Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Her Contribution to the Airport Industry

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a champion of women’s rights and a leader in creating a more equitable system of justice in the United States. Her sharp intellect and […]

Americans Are Starting to Fly Again

States around the country are taking their first steps to safely reopen our economy and to start rebuilding a sense of normal life. This Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial [...]

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