WAC October Lunch Will Start at 12:30 PM to Accommodate FAA Administrator Huerta

August 8, 2012 5:30pm

Michael P. Huerta is the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. He assumed this role on December 5, 2011.

Huerta is responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world. He oversees a $15.9 billion dollar budget, over 47,000 employees and is focused on ensuring the agency and its employees are the best prepared and trained professionals to meet the growing demands and requirements of the industry. Huerta also oversees the FAA’s multi-billion dollar NextGen air traffic control modernization program as the United States shifts from ground-based radar to state-of-the-art satellite technology.