TSA Modernization: Improvements to Aviation Security

September 28, 2017

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-M.O.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, will convene a legislative hearing titled “TSA Modernization: Improvements to Aviation Security” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The hearing will examine key reform proposals in upcoming legislation to reform and improve aviation security policy and programs at the TSA. This hearing builds on Committee oversight efforts following a February 2017 subcommittee hearing that explored stakeholder perspectives on how TSA can better serve the traveling public.

Witnesses:

-  Mr. Brian Weiler, Director of Aviation, Springfield-Branson National Airport
-  Mr. Stephen Alterman, President, Cargo Airline Association; Chairman, Aviation Security Advisory Committee
-  Ms. Sissy Pressnell, Vice President of Strategic Business Development and Stakeholder Relations, Smiths Detection; Vice Chair, Security Manufacturers Coalition
-  Mr. Michael White, Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, Cargo Networks Services Corp, International Air Transport Association (IATA) 

Hearing Details:

Thursday, September 28, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

  • Ms. Sissy Pressnell

    Vice President of Strategic Business Development and Stakeholder Relations, Smiths Detection; Vice Chair
    Security Manufacturers Coalition
  • Mr. Stephen Alterman

    President
    Cargo Airline Association
  • Mr. Brian Weiler

    Director of Aviation
    Springfield-Branson National Airport
  • Mr. Michael White

    Vice President
    Government & Industry Relations, Cargo Networks Services Corp, International Air Transport Association