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ACSF Announces New Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Posted by Jake Legere on 19 July 2017

ACSF Announces New Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Washington, DC, July 19, 2017 — The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce the selection of Dennis Fox, Senior Vice President of Operations at Executive Jet Management (EJM), as the new ACSF Chairman. Additionally, Mike Graham, Director Flight Operations Safety, Security and Standardization, Textron Aviation was elected the new ACSF Vice-Chairman, beginning July 1, 2017. Fox succeeds Joe Salata, Vice President of Flight Operations for Flight Options LLC whose term expired June 30, 2017.

Mr. Fox has been with Executive Jet Management for 16 years; serving as the Director of Training for 11 years and the Senior Vice President of Operations for nine years. Dennis has been a member of the ACSF Board of Governors since 2013 and recently became an NATA Board member. Prior to Executive Jet Management, Dennis served in the US Army for 15 years where he flew Attack and Aeroscout helicopters. 

Mr. Mike Graham is responsible for the safe and secure operations of all flights conducted in support of Textron Aviation, both domestically and internationally. Flight departments include Demonstration, Transportation, Training, Pro-Ownership, Production Flight Test & Delivery across 3 divisions, Engineering/Experimental, and Defense. Mr. Graham directs the Safety Management System (SMS) and its certification, including all safety and security initiatives. Mike holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico. 

"Both Dennis and Mike have been invaluable members of the ACSF Executive Committee and Board of Governors," said ACSF President Bryan Burns. "With their knowledge and experience as leaders in the aviation industry, they will continue to support and promote the foundation's ongoing risk management programs."