T.J. Schulz was appointed by the ACC Board of Directors to become President of ACC in January, 2014. His duties include routinely interfacing with aviation-related government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the U.S. Congress concerning high-priority technical, regulatory and legislative issues. Mr. Schulz has 25+ years in transportation policy experience. During his 14 years with ACC, he has represented airport development companies and suppliers in a number of diverse matters relating to aviation policy and regulations. He has been the industry representative in numerous interactions with FAA and TSA, including serving as an appointed member of the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee. He was instrumental in the formation of the Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC), an organization of security technology manufacturers formed under ACC, and he currently serves as the Director of the coalition. He also serves on the board of the Aero Club of Washington. Mr. Schulz is an expert in surface transportation. Prior to his tenure at ACC, he worked as the Director of Transportation Programs for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and also worked for 10 years at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).
Schulz graduated from Bucknell University with a B.A. in Political Science.
Colleen Flood, CMP
Director, Marketing, Membership and Meeting Services
Colleen Flood joined ACC in March 2012. As Director of Marketing, Membership, and Meeting Services, Flood manages the council’s marketing and membership recruitment initiatives in addition to meeting planning, office administration, and database management.
Flood graduated from Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. After brief stints working for two publications in a sales-only role, she accepted her first membership department position with the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) in the late 1990s. Flood moved to the Washington, DC area for a new membership development position with another trade organization in December 2000. She hopes to be more involved in airports and airport development with her career at ACC.
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Over the course of her regulatory career, Sylvia has managed regulatory initiatives and environmental health and safety compliance in various industries, while fostering strong partnerships between policy makers and stakeholders at all levels. Sylvia managed Environmental Health and Safety affairs for Univar’s 19 chemical distribution facilities in 10 Midwest states as well as Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory matters for Hospira, a pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer. She directed the development and execution of robust advocacy on emerging issues at two chemical related trade associations in Washington DC, providing leadership for attaining compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations. As a consultant and subject matter expert, she helped provide programmatic support services to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Office of Safety Programs. She also developed materials for communicating best practices for regulatory compliance for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) national web-based initiatives. Topics included hazard and risk assessment, hazard communication, emergency preparedness and construction safety.
Sylvia earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with Honors at the University of Sierra Leone, and her Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Associate Director, Education and Accreditation
Lisa Deyo joined the ACC team full-time in December 2017 as the Associate Director, Education, to help develop and improve ACC's training capabilities and offerings.
Deyo has nearly 30 years of association experience working in transportation and logistics, traffic management and roadway safety, addiction and substance abuse, food distribution, law enforcement and emergency response, amusement parks and attractions, Department of Defense (DoD)/military, and media publishing. She has conducted internal and external training and technology needs analyses to recommend new education and accreditation delivery formats. She has been responsible for research, contract negotiation and implementation of learning management systems (LMS), webinar platforms, and accrediation management proograms, as well as the administration of over 20 certification, accreditation, and credentialing programs; 2,100 international testing centers, military bases, and privately proctored locations; and over 37,000 certification candidates.
Lisa attended Austin Peay State University in Tennessee.
Pinar Maurice started at ACC on December 22, 2016 as the Marketing Coordinator. Hailing from Radford University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Communications, Maurice offers ACC a wide variety of marketing and communication skills.
Maurice previously worked as the Media & PR Coordinator at Virginia International University in Fairfax, VA. She is currently studying for her Graphic Design Certificate online at Sessions College.
Coordinator, Education Programs
Daniel Jagdmann began with ACC on August 1, 2016 as the Assistant of Membership and Administration, and officially joined the team on December 7, 2016. Jagdmann is excited to share his previous communications and planning experience with the association.
Jagdmann graduated from the University of Virginia in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, while working and conducting research at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS).