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 12 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.
Director, Regulatory Affairs and Education
Matt Griffin joined ACC in December of 2013 as the Director of Regulatory Affairs and Education. Prior to that he spent more than six years at Airport Council International – North America (ACI-NA) as the Senior Manager in the Center for Policy and Regulatory Affairs. In that position, he primarily worked on issues within airport safety, operations, and design. Additionally, he supported the Business Information Technology (BIT) Committee as the committee secretary. Prior to ACI-NA, Griffin worked as an Operations Officer at Capital City Airport in Lansing, Mich. Responsibilities included airfield inspections, monitoring and reporting surface conditions during winter operations, and responding to aircraft incidents, among other things.
Griffin holds a bachelor's degree in Aviation Management from Purdue University. He also holds a private pilots certificate.
Colleen Flood, CMP
Director, Marketing, Membership and Meeting Services
Colleen Flood joined ACC in March 2012. As Director of Marketing and Member Services, Flood manages the council’s marketing and membership recruitment initiatives in addition to meeting planning, office administrative, 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 organization in December 2000. She hopes to be more involved in airports and airport development with her career at ACC.
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. He has since become the Coordinator of Education Programs for ACC in August 2018. 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).
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.