AIR-1174 is the president of a consulting firm that advises government regulatory agencies, air carriers, and aviation safety organizations on issues of aircraft cabin safety. She was a United Airlines flight attendant for seven years, leaving United in 1980 to become an aircraft cabin safety expert with the Federal Aviation Administration. She also served on the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Human Factors Team, investigating major air carrier accidents.
M.S., Counseling, San Diego State University
B.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara