Former NTSB member Coughlin joins Pinnacle board
Pinnacle Airlines Corporation has announced that Susan MacGregor Coughlin has joined its board of directors. Coughlin is a former vice-chairman and member of the National Transportation Safety Board and deputy administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration. She is founder and president of Air Safety Management Associates, a consulting firm serving transportation clients since 1997.
"Pinnacle has an intensive safety programme and adding someone of Susan Coughlin's stature, experience and integrity to our board helps position us to continue the industry-leading growth and performance Pinnacle is experiencing," said Phil Trenary, president and CEO.
Coughlin has held executive positions in the transportation industry since 1981, most recently as president and CEO of the Aviation Safety Alliance. Prior to joining ASA, she served as president and COO of the American Transportation Research Institute and as director and COO of the Air Transport Association Foundation.