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Jeff Woods

National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)
NATCA National Program Management Office Representative

Jeff Woods is currently the NATCA National Program Management Office (PMO) Representative.  He has over 25 years of air traffic control experience and has worked in a variety of environments including military installations, towers, en route and approach facilities.  He began his air traffic control career in the US Navy.  During his 10-year enlistment, Jeff served as a controller first on the USS Kitty Hawk during Desert Storm and Shield then on NAS Whidbey Island, where he was certified in tower and approach.  He joined the FAA in 2001 working at the agency’s tower in Beaumont, TX.  In 2003, Jeff transferred to Houston ARTCC, working at that facility for 6 years.  From Houston ARTCC he transferred to Houston TRACON.

For the last five years, he has been active in a multitude of projects such as Performance Based Navigation (PBN) development and deployment and decision support tools for controllers.  Jeff has also been involved in the initiative to “look across” multiple automation platforms to help ensure a successful operation integration.  In addition to his project work, Jeff represents air traffic controllers by serving on numerous panels and work groups both domestically and internationally.  He is proud to bring his subject matter expertise, controller perspective and commitment to the best path forward to all assignments.