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.

Leadership

Chair
Shawna Larson
Deputy Aviation Director – Public Safety & Security
City of Phoenix Aviation Department

Committee Secretary
Christopher Bidwell
(202) 861-8081

Chris Phelan
(613) 560-9302

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Press Releases

Blue Ribbon Task Force Releases Report on UAS Mitigation at Airports

Recommends U.S. and Canadian lawmakers appropriate targeted funds to federal aviation agencies, and extend interdiction authority to trained state and local law enforcement agencies. LOS ANGELES & OTTAWA  – Today […]

James C. Cherry Named 2019 Downes Award Recipient by Airports Council

TAMPA, FL – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) announced that James (Jim) Cherry has been named the recipient of the 2019 Williams E. Downes, Jr. Memorial Award.  The Downes Award, […]

State of the Industry “Working Nonstop for You”

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to Tampa for our 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition. Thank you, Mayor Castor, for that wonderful welcome and for being with us today. And […]

Events

ACI-NA Commentary on Public Safety & Security

The Countdown Begins: REAL ID Will Be Required for Air Travel in Exactly One Year

Earlier today, Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin Burke teamed up with travel industry leaders and government officials to urge the traveling public to obtain REAL ID […]

GSP Leads Efforts to Hire South Carolina Veterans

Independence Day is more than fireworks and cookouts.  It’s a special day we celebrate liberty and those who have helped secure the freedom we cherish today. Honoring our veterans is […]

LAX CEO: We Need to Bring the Passenger Facility Charge Back to its Original Buying Power

Last week, Los Angeles World Airports Chief Executive Officer Deborah Flint addressed the Washington Aero Club at a lunch event in Washington, D.C. In her speech, Flint described Los Angeles […]

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