Brusch Joins Airports Council to Lead Airport Innovation Program

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today announced AmyClaire Brusch has joined the organization as Senior Director of ACI-NA’s Airport Innovation Program.  In her role, Brusch will be responsible for fostering collaboration between federal agencies and the airport industry to advance key security and passenger facilitation policy priorities that improve the passenger experience.

“The airport industry is at the forefront of innovation by continuously developing new technologies and best practices to create efficiency in airport operations, enhance security, and improve the passenger experience,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke.  “With her airport and transportation experience, AmyClaire will bring a unique perspective to the complex challenges airports across North America face as they confront policy challenges in a rapidly evolving industry.  I look forward to working with her in this new role.”

“Enhancing security and improving passenger facilitation are top priorities for the airport industry,” said Brusch. “I am excited to be joining ACI-NA to help drive the important work airports are doing as they serve their passengers, customers, and communities.”

Brusch has vast experience in aviation and public policy.  Prior to joining ACI-NA, Brusch worked in government relations for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport.  Brusch also represented many aviation related clients during her time with O’Neill and Associates.  She also served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Representative Todd Tiahrt and a legislative assistant and correspondent for Representative John Boehner.

Brusch holds a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College and Bachelors in History and Political Science from John Hopkins University.


About ACI-NA

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports enplane more than 95 percent of the domestic and virtually all the international airline passenger and cargo traffic in North America. Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports. Collectively, U.S. airports support more than 11.5 million jobs and account for $1.4 trillion in economic activity – or more than seven percent of the total U.S. GDP. Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada’s GDP. Learn more at