Wed, Jan 21, 2009
Janet Napolitano Confirmed Tuesday
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President James
K. Coyne congratulated incoming Secretary of the Department of
Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on her confirmation Tuesday by
the US Senate. Napolitano is the first woman to serve as Secretary
of the Department of Homeland Security.
Elected in 2002 and then re-elected in 2006 as Governor of
Arizona, Napolitano was nominated by President Obama on December 1,
2008, to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland
Security after serving on the Obama-Biden Transition Project.
NATA notes Napolitano has an impressive resume, serving as US
Attorney, State Attorney General and Governor in immediate
"I congratulate Secretary Napolitano on being confirmed by the
Senate and look forward to working with her on critical issues
facing general and commercial aviation, including the Large
Aircraft Security Program, the Certified Cargo Screening Program
and other aviation security matters," Coyne said.
"NATA’s members play a critical role in this
nation’s air transportation system. We welcome the
opportunity to work with the new Secretary and her staff in
developing security protocol that are appropriate and risk-based
while ensuring that the economic impact on the aviation businesses
implementing these changes is balanced."
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