Deborah McElroy assists ACI-NA with special projects benefiting airport and WBP/Associate members in the United States and Canada. She previously served as Executive Vice President from June 2014 through December 2018. McElroy joined ACI-NA in December 2006 as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, after serving for seven years as the president of the Regional Airline Association (RAA). She was named Executive Vice President, Policy and External Affairs in August 2007.
Prior to joining RAA in 1987, McElroy was employed by the U.S. International Trade Commission as their senior aerospace industry analyst and the U.S. Department of Labor as an international economist.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, with a degree in economics, McElroy has more than 30 years of experience in aviation, regulatory and trade issues.