Rachel Tristan joined ACI-NA in January 2016 as Director, Government and Political Affairs. She works primarily with congressional staff regarding legislation affecting member airports and the aviation industry, including security and facilitation.
Prior to joining ACI-NA, Tristan worked for Members of Congress in the Texas delegation on both the House Appropriations Committee and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. She served as a legislative assistant where she also worked with Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee.
Tristan is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in history and international studies.