Jeffrey D. Richards
Mr. Richards has over 35 years’ experience in aviation with over 28 years as an En-Route controller at Chicago ARTCC. He was the Principal Facility Representative at Chicago ARTCC for over 6 years and Alternate Regional Vice-President for the NATCA Great Lakes Region for over 11 years. Additionally, representing NATCA he was very active in programs with the FAA such as User Request Evaluation Tool, En-Route Automation Modernization, Computer Human Interface team, Professional Standards, Fatigue Risk Management System/Fatigue Safety Steering Committee and Unmanned Aircraft System integration. Mr. Richards currently sits on the ICAO Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Panel and the ICAO UAS Advisory Group.