As the Director of Operations for the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, Erin oversees all UAS operations. She develops and synchronizes advanced UAS operations; coordinates regulatory and operational approvals with the FAA and controlling agencies; and supervises, leads and grows the flight operations team and capabilities. Recently, Erin lead the FAA UAS BVLOS Aviation Rulemaking Committee – Air & Ground Risk working group. Erin plays an influential role in the operationalization of Vantis, North Dakota’s beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) initiative. In addition to her Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology, Erin holds a Commercial Pilot Certificate, CFII and MEI certificates, and a Remote Pilot Certificate. She is a former Assistant Chief Pilot – UAS and adjunct lecturer for the University of North Dakota Department of Aerospace.
September 3-5, 2024 • Caesars Forum • Las Vegas